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Benq MW526

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Benq MW526

$742.14
Benq MW526
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A bargain price and highly rated moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with very good features and very low running costs
33dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Apr 2015
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BenQ DLP Video Projector - WXGA Display, 3200 Lumens, 13,000:1 Contrast, HDMI, 3D-Ready Projector (MW526)
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Benq MW526 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Benq MW526 number 37 across all projectors.
96
Reviews
17 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Running Costs
$44 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has great 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 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of $44 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 multimedia projectors.
The MW526 has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
0.5W in standby mode
Vibrant, true-to-life colors:
Razor-Sharp clarity with ultra-readability:
BeQ DLP projectors long-lasting image perfection with DLP technology
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
Quick installation
Upper lamp door for easy lamp access
Diversified options for control and manage
Auto power off
Has a built-in speaker
No source detected mode
Eco blank mode
LampSave mode
SmartEco mode
Saving more on power consumption with beq's smarteco technology
Has a handheld remote control
Supports 3D
EcoFACTS label

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Benq MW526 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $742.14 it is still in the cheapest 43% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Benq MW526 of £385.57 ($385.57) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $356.57.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The MW526 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the MW526 will cost $44 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MW526's noise level of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 58% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq MW526's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MW526 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 45% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MW526 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MW526's service life of lamp of 4,500h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MW526 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MW526 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Benq MW526's bulb power of only 203W is smaller than 74% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MW526 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq MW526 has a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax pr9hjfd7713a, visipax 9hjfd7713a, benq 9hjch7713e, visipax mw526a, benq db9pin, benq mw526e, benq mw526a

Barcodes:

00471875505585, 00731215391958, 00765042399009, 00779184060970, 00782386097774, 00804067321272, 00804904124691, 00808113004959, 00809395320843, 00840046030797, 00840046034566, 04718755053337, 04718755055850, 04718755056390, 08656112461158

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