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Benq MW821ST

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Benq MW821ST

$1,207.64
Benq MW821ST
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
33dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Sep 2012
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Benq MW821ST Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MW821ST number 896 across all projectors.
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Features
Good Features
76
Running Costs
$64 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Audio pass through
Upper lamp door for easy lamp access
LAN display
LAN control with crestron and pj-link
3D capability improvement
QDraw3 software (bundled with pointdraw 3.0 pen)
PointDraw 3.0 pen (optional)
0.5W in standby mode
Has a built-in speaker
Ultra-High contrast ratio
Long lamp life at up to 6500 hours
No source detected mode
Eco blank mode
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
EcoFACTS label
Smaller than average bulb power
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Benq MW821ST In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MW821ST has an average 5 year running cost of $64 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The MW821ST's noise level of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 39% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the MW821ST of 13,000 is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MW821ST's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 28% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MW821ST has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The MW821ST's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 56% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The MW821ST supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The MW821ST has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq MW821ST of only 210W is smaller than 67% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the MW821ST does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Features Noise Reduction

The MW821ST features noise reduction, unlike 98% of projectors which do not feature noise reduction.

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Product Identifiers

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00163120650521, 00840046026479, 08400460264790

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