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Benq MW851UST

$1,175.00
A cheap to run 13000:1 280 x 800 projector
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 33dB Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Benq MW851 Review

With average reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MW851 number 528 across all projectors.
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$85 Over 1 Year
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35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

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 projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $85 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness

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Benq MW851 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Projector expert review website alphr.com scored this data projector 67%.

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Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the Benq MW851 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MW851 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MW851 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the Benq MW851 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the MW851 in January 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MW851 is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MW851 will cost $85 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 5jj4v05001, benq mw851ustr, brand mw851ust
Barcodes 00520636362537, 00614992115132, 00840046022280, 00840046025632, 04718755029202
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