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Benq MS514

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Benq MS514

Benq MS514
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level SVGA multimedia projector
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Sep 2014
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Benq MS514 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Benq MS514 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This 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 projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Quieter than average noise level
Saving more on power consumption with beq's smarteco technology
SmartEco mode
LampSave mode
No source detected mode
0.5W in standby mode
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
Timeless image quality:
Razor-Sharp clarity with ultra-readability:
Vibrant, true-to-life colors:
EcoFACTS label
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Benq MS514 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the MS514 is $46, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MS514 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq MS514 of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is quieter than 73% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MS514 of 13,000 is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 65% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MS514's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 52% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS514 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS514 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MS514's service life of lamp of 4,500h is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 53% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS514 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 MS514 of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 5% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq MS514 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

amazon ms514h, apple ms514h, acer ms514h, benq ms514h

Barcodes:

04718755053733

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