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Benq MS616ST

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Benq MS616ST

Benq MS616ST
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A very economical to run and classic moderate noise level SVGA projector, with great features
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jan 2013
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Benq MS616ST Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Benq MS616ST as follows:
81
Reviews
2 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Running Costs
$54 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Benq projector has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Hassle-Free projector maintenance
Auto blank for safe use
PC-Less teaching
USB display
Wireless display
Thoughful designs
Kensington lock to discourage theft
0.5W in standby mode
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Audio pass through
No source detected mode
SmartEco mode
Eco blank mode
Power saving, eco friendly
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
EcoFACTS label

Benq MS616ST In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MS616ST is typical compared to the other 2,027 data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the MS616ST will cost $54 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MS616ST has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Benq MS616ST's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 28% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the MS616ST of 13,000 is in the highest 35% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the MS616ST of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is dimmer than 82% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS616ST supports 3D, unlike 59% of data projectors which do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MS616ST's service life of lamp of 4,500h is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 55% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MS616ST has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS616ST has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the MS616ST of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 87% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The MS616ST does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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