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Benq MS524

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Benq MS524

$612.49
$430.47 $182 cheaper than 58 days ago
Benq MS524
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A breathtakingly cheap and classic moderate noise level SVGA multimedia projector, with great features and very low running costs
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Nov 2014
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BenQ MS524 Portable 3D SVGA 3200 Lumens DLP Projector With Speaker 9H.JCF77.13A (Brand new, unopened) - on
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BenQ DLP Video Projector - SVGA Display, 3200 Lumens, HDMI, 13,000:1 Contrast, 3D-Ready Projector (MS524)
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BenQ MS524 SVGA DLP Projector - White (Brand new, unopened)
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Benq MS524 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Benq MS524 number 52 across all projectors.
92
Reviews
61 Reviews
99
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has excellent user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia 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 projectors.
The MS524 has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Eco blank mode on 30% lamp power
Vibrant, true-to-life colors:
Razor-Sharp clarity with ultra-readability:
After new lamp installed
Timeless image quality:
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
0.5W in standby mode
Full power on 100% lamp
Supports 3D
No source detected mode
LampSave mode
Normal mode
SmartEco mode
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
EcoFACTS can tell you how eco-friendly beq products are!

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Benq MS524 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Staggeringly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $430.47 it is still in the cheapest 12% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by $182 (30%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Benq MS524 of £239.99 ($239.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $190.48.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MS524 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the MS524 is $46.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MS524 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas 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 level of the Benq MS524 of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 74% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MS524 of 13,000 is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 35% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MS524 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 54% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MS524's service life of lamp of 4,500h is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 54% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS524 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS524 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS524 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Benq MS524's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 6% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The Benq MS524 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MS524 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pro series 9hjcf7713e, code 9hjcf7713e, benq 9hjcf7713e

Barcodes:

00012303512128, 00644535505755, 00745734232647, 00765042398828, 00782386096920, 00799198097304, 00799198235881, 00801947314751, 00804067335897, 00804904200661, 00809396057311, 00840046030766, 04544438054175, 04718755053306, 08400460307664

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