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Benq MW705 Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Oct 2015
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Present Wirelessly and Professionally Brilliantly powerful yet simple to use, BeQ MW705 business projector turns your bright ideas into effective presentations. Its sleekly modern design quietly... More
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Average Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

Benq Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,086 expert and user reviews, Benq has good ratings for its projectors. Benq also has good ratings specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands.

Easy to Use

One Benq MW705 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Benq MW705 was easy to setup. Bevin said in their Benq MW705 review on Amazon “Super easy to set-up”. One Benq MW705 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use.

Good Size

One Benq MW705 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good size. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Benq MW705 this month “Love the landscape proportions!”.

Supports Full HD

The Benq MW705 supports full HD. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than a year do not support full HD.

There are a number of other data projectors which support full HD currently available that you might also want to look at including the Benq MX631ST[plb_3089359_price] which has better reviews; or the Benq TW526E[plb_2549392_price] which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also support full HD including the Benq MW571[plb_3402568_price].

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Supports 3D

The Benq MW705 supports 3D. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the MW705 also support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors which support 3D currently available including a cheaper projector such as the TW526E[pl_2549392_price], or the MX525[pl_2415515_price] both from Benq or you might consider a higher scoring projector such as the Benq MX631ST[plb_3089359_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the Benq MW705 has a built-in speaker(s).

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the Benq MX631ST[plb_3089359_price] which has better reviews; or the TW526E[pl_2549392_price], or the MX525[pl_2415515_price] both from Benq which is cheaper.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Benq MW705 has one of the brighter projector brightnesss (4,000 ANSI lumens) amongst data projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors of this age and type is 3,000 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 4,200 ANSI lumens.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Benq MW705 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this projector).

This multimedia projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution amongst all 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MW705.

The worst supported resolution across similar types of multimedia projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many data projectors of a similar type and age to it.

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Supports Three Video Colour Modess

The number of video colour modes supported by the Benq MW705 is more than most similar spec data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to it. This projector supports a Cinema video colour modes, which is the most commonly supported video colour modes supported by comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MW705. The video colour modess "Dynamic" and "sRGB" are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors of a comparable type and age to the MW705 is 33dB, and the noise levels range from 28dB to 38dB. The Benq MW705 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst projectors of this age.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the TW526E[pl_2549392_price] (33dB and cheaper), or the MX525[pl_2415515_price] (33dB and cheaper) both from Benq or the Acer X122[plb_2731913_price] (30dB and cheaper).

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Benq MW705 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

At 7,500 hours, the Benq MW705 has a fairly long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MW705. Similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the MW705 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 3,500h and 10,000h.

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Inferior Picture Quality

One Benq MW705 reviewer who purchased it considered that it did not have clear images. Bevin said on Amazon in December “This projector had no issue projecting a crisp, clear image w/ hardly any color loss” in their review of the Benq MW705.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Benq MW705 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Offset

13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW705 have offsets of between 100% and 130%, and the average offset is 120%. The Benq MW705 has one of the smaller offsets (only 100 percent) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Projectors that have been available for a similar time to the MW705 have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 8.3W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Benq MW705 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MW705.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors of this age and type have service life of lamps of between 2,500h and 6,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,900h. At only 3,000 hours, the Benq MW705 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW705.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The lowest power consumption (economy mode) of projectors of this type and age is 190W and the highest is 340W. At 261 Watts, the Benq MW705 has a fairly high power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MW705.

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Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 261 Watts, the Benq MW705's power consumption (PowerSave) is one of the highest amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year. The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the MW705 is 200W, the highest is 270W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 220W.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Benq released the MW705.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Video Colour Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
12V Trigger
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
User Guide
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
17 March 2016

Bright enough for a midsize room and light enough to carry easily, the BenQ MW705 projector will be of particular interest to anyone who wants to take advantage of its hidden compartment for a...

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 25 October 2016 by Vencot D.
(Verified Purchase)

I love this Projector! images are sharp and bright! vids are brilliant! awesome product.

Reviewed 20 June 2016 by Bevin
(Verified Purchase)

Our small church purchased this as an upgrade to a 12ish year old projector that finally broke down. This was well worth the investment. Our church has windows all around, there's no escaping the... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2016 by Lisa Mayer
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 24 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very clear picture even with VGA connection. Love the landscape proportions!

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $84.94
Electricity cost when on standby $2.79
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Total running cost over 5 years $87.73
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hjec7713, 9hjec7713e, benq mw705, benq 720p0, benq p230998, benq p235329, benq 1280x800, benq p230998p, benq p235329p, code 9hjec7713, benq 9hjec7713, code 9hjec7713z, benq 9hjec7713e, benq 9hjec7713z, benq 3d9hjec7713, benq 3d9hjec7713z, special 9hjec7713, benq 900000291643, special 9hjec7713e
Barcodes 00840046033170, 04718755060496, 04718755063718, 05054629899571, 08032976103920

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