Benq MW526A
Benq MW526
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Benq MW526A

A highly rated and cheap to run 13000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 33dB Apr 2015
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Benq MW526 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MW526 number 348 across all projectors.
13 Reviews
Good Features
$68 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
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 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of $68 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The MW526 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Has a 3D glasses included
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

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Benq MW526 In-Depth Analysis


Owner Reviews Are Good

MW526 owners on average rated this multimedia projector 88%. 7 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 2,072 expert and owner reviews (including 270 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has very good reviews specifically within its projectors range. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Easy to Use

Two owners who bought the Benq MW526 mentioned that it was easy to use.

Fairly Priced

Five people who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money.

Good Product Quality

Three people wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MW526 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq MW526 has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other projectors also have a 3D glasses included.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MW526 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MW526 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq MW526 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the MW526 in April 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the MW526 is $68, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjch7713e, benq mw526e, benq mw526a
Barcodes 00471875505585, 04718755053337, 04718755055850, 04718755056390

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