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Benq MS506

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Benq MS506

Benq MS506
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A very economical to run and excellently reviewed moderate noise level SVGA projector, with good features
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jun 2015
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Benq MS506 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MS506 as follows:
96
Reviews
5 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 92%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The MS506 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
0.5W in standby mode
Razor-Sharp clarity with ultra-readability
Timeless image quality:
BeQ DLP projectors long-lasting image perfection with DLP technology
Quick installation
Teaching template
Hassle-Free maintenance
Audio pass through
No source detected mode
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Eco blank mode
LampSave mode
Smart eco mode
Saving more on power consumption with beq's smarteco technology
The best value choice for small-medium space
EcoFACTS label
Smaller than average bulb power
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution

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Benq MS506 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the MS506 is $46 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MS506 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MS506 of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 64% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MS506 of 13,000 is in the highest 34% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MS506's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MS506's service life of lamp of 4,000h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 37% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS506 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS506 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS506 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq MS506 of only 190W is in the smallest 11% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The Benq MS506 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq MS506 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00011501040023, 04718755058752, 05054629886595, 05054629905906, 08944467105682

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