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Benq MW851

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Benq MW851

Benq MW851
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with low running costs
33dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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Benq MW851 Review

With very good reviews and features, we have scored the Benq MW851 as follows:
79
Reviews
1 Review
77
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 67%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $65 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 projectors.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Eco blank mode
SmartEco mode
No source detected mode
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

Benq MW851 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MW851 has an average 5 year running cost of $65 based on average usage levels and 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 the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MW851 of only 33dB is in the quietest 34% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Benq MW851's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is higher than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is higher than 65% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq MW851 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 84% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MW851 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq MW851 of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 69% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MW851 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MW851 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Benq MW851's bulb power of 230W is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 48% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Benq MW851 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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