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Benq MS506

A highly rated and cheap to run 13000:1 800 x 600 multimedia projector
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 33dB Jun 2015
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Benq MS506 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have scored the Benq MS506 as follows for Summary.
89
5 Reviews
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
69
$72 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 92%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of $72 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The MS506 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power

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Benq MS506 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 2,072 user and expert reviews (including 270 verified purchases) for Benq data projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Size

Two customers considered that the product was compact. Legendary said in their review of this projector on expert website Amazon “Fairly compact design” and rated it 80 out of 100. Brian Copestake wrote on expert website Amazon “Compact easy to use good definition on the screen”.


Features

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq MS506 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MS506 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Benq MS506 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MS506 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Benq MS506 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Benq MS506 does not support full HD.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MS506 is 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was June 2015 when Benq released the MS506.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the MS506 is $72 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

special 9hja47713e, benq 011501040023, benq nbsp132723, benq 9hja47714e, benq 9hja47713e, code 9hja47714e, benq ms506svga, benq c9p5za00, benq p231716p, benq c9p5zs00, benq 800x600, benq 132723

Barcodes:

00011501040023, 04718755058752, 05054629886595

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