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54

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Benq MW526A

$394.04
A great value for money and cheap to run 13000:1 280 x 800 projector
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 33dB Mar 2016
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Benq MW526A Review

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$72 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $72 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a 3D glasses included
Features noise reduction
Quite small bulb power
Only 280 x 800 resolution

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Benq MW526A In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Benq Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Value For Money

Reasonably Priced

The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector represents good value compared to other multimedia projectors.

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Features

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq MW526A has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MW526A has a fairly standard noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W. The Benq MW526A has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Benq MW526A has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Benq MW526A features noise reduction. Most of the other projectors also feature noise reduction.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq MW526A has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

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

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3D-Ready

The Benq MW526A is 3D-ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MW526A has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Benq released the MW526A in March 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The MW526A is typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the MW526A is $72.

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