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Benq MW843UST Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Designed for disruption-free learning in small-sized classrooms, the MW843UST offers a big screen in short distance with a 0.37 ultra short-throw ratio. Together with 13000:1 ultra-sharp contrast... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

Benq has good average reviews for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors as well as across its entire projector range compared to other manufacturers.

Supports 3D

Like most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the MW843, the Benq MW843 supports 3D.

Alternative projectors which support 3D currently available which you might also want to look at include the MX842[pl_2417267_price], or the MX806[pl_2515298_price] both from Benq which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at alternative projectors which also support 3D including the Benq MW821ST[plb_1521593_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the Benq MW843 has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq MX842[plb_2417267_price] which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to consider including the Benq MW821ST[plb_1521593_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA), which is the most frequently supported supported graphics resolutions on projectors of this age and type.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MW843 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A WXGA (1280x800) projector native resolution is actually the best resolution amongst all projectors of a comparable type and age to the MW843.

A SVGA (800x600) projector native resolution is the worst resolution amongst comparable types of multimedia projector.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The Benq MW843 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (20 Watts) amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The RMS rated powers of data projectors of this spec and age range from 2W to 20W.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Benq MW843 is a two number of built-in speakers projector.

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Fairly Big Offset

The Benq MW843 has a fairly big offset (147 percent) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the MW843. 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MW843 have offsets of between 100% and 160%, and the average offset is 120%.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 7,000 hours, the Benq MW843 has a fairly long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MW843. Across all the data projectors of a comparable type and age to the MW843 the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 3,000h to 10,000h.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on projectors of this age and type.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

At 240 Watts, the Benq MW843 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MW843. The average bulb power of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 210W.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Most data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MW843 do not support full HD. The Benq MW843 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

It is worth also looking at other projectors which also support full HD including the Benq MX806[plb_2515298_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other comparable spec data projectors that came out more than two years ago, the Benq MW843 does not support wi-Fi.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Benq MW843 has a fairly loud noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. The average noise level of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 33dB, and the noise levels range from 26dB to 40dB.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Benq MW821ST[plb_1521593_price] (33dB).

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This data projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors of this age and type the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,600h. The Benq MW843 has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 3,500 hours) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW843.

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Very Heavy

The lightest projector that has been around for a similar time to the MW843 is 1.3kg heavy and the heaviest is 6.2kg. When compared to other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW843 that we have assessed the weight of, the Benq MW843's weight of 5.4 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq MW843

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the MW843 over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MW843 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

We compared all the other 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors to this data projector and we think cheaper data projectors such as the Benq MX842[plb_2417267_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
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
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
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
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Other Features
F-Number (relative Aperture)

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $77.83
Electricity cost when on standby $2.71
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Total running cost over 5 years $80.54
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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