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Benq MW851UST

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Benq MW851UST

$1,395.00
Benq MW851UST
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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 Oct 2012
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Benq MW851UST Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MW851UST number 901 across all projectors.
77
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$65 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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Eco blank mode
SmartEco mode
No source detected mode
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not have a built-in speaker

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Benq MW851UST In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the MW851UST is $65 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the MW851UST of 33dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 61% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq MW851UST's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is in the highest 35% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The MW851UST's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 84% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The MW851UST does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 77% of projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MW851UST supports 3D. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the MW851UST of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 28% 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 Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MW851UST has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq MW851UST of 230W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 47% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The MW851UST does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The MW851UST is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Network Ready

The MW851UST is network ready. 100% of projectors are not network ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq mw851ust

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04718755037009

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