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Benq MW523

Benq MW523
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A very economical to run and classic moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with great features
32dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Oct 2013
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Benq MW523 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MW523 number 964 across all projectors.
91
Reviews
3 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Running Costs
$48 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has excellent user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 77%.
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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of $48 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The MW523 has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
The best value choice for small-medium space
Power saving, eco friendly
SmartEco mode
LampSave mode
No source detected mode
0.5W in standby mode
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
Quick installation
EcoFACTS label

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Benq MW523 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MW523 is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the MW523 is $48.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on data projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq MW523 of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 71% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq MW523's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq MW523's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is dimmer than 65% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MW523 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MW523 supports 3D. 59% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MW523's service life of lamp of 4,500h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 45% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MW523 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq MW523's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 11% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Benq MW523 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00087944331018, 00319763443017, 00840046028756, 04718755047527, 08400460287560

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