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Benq MW853 Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 33dB Sep 2014
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A total classroom interactive solution, the MW853UST+ offers superior connectivity with ultra short-throw design, dual HDMI inputs and optional PointWrite interactivity. The 10000:1 ultra-sharp... More
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Benq Has Good Data Projector Reviews

On average Benq 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all multimedia projectors built by Benq.

Supports Full HD

Unlike most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MW853 which do not support full HD, the Benq MW853 supports full HD.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available that you might also want to look at including the Epson EB-1980WU[plb_2399669_price] which is cheaper; or the Epson 1980WU[plb_2746486_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Epson EB-1985WU[plb_2399673_price].

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Supports 3D

The Benq MW853 supports 3D. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years do not support 3D.

There are a number of other projectors which support 3D currently available which you might want to look at including the Optoma X600[plb_2067505_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MW853 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the MW853 also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to look at include the Epson EB-1970W[plb_2399671_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the EB-1975W[pl_2399672_price], or the EB-1985WU[pl_2399673_price] both from Epson.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Benq MW853 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by multimedia projectors of this age and spec. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this multimedia projector. Across all data projectors of this age and type the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 33 decibels, the Benq MW853 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MW853. The noise levels of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 28dB to 49dB.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Projectors of a comparable spec and age to the MW853 have RMS rated powers of between 1W and 20W. At 20 Watts, the Benq MW853 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the MW853.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW853 have between one and two number of built-in speakerss, including the Benq MW853 which has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Very Big Offset

Across all the similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MW853 the offsets range from 8% to 150%. At 144 percent, the Benq MW853 has a very big offset compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the MW853.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Benq MW853 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Benq MW853 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Benq MW853 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector.

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Very High Horizontal Synchronization (max)

Across all the projectors of this type and age the horizontal synchronization (max)s range from 0.1kHz to 110kHz, and the average horizontal synchronization (max) is 94kHz. The horizontal synchronization (max) of the Benq MW853 of 102 kilohertz is one of the highest amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MW853.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW853 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 3,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 7,100h. The Benq MW853 has a fairly long service life of lamp (economic mode) (7,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MW853 do not support wi-Fi. The Benq MW853 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Epson EB-1970W[plb_2399671_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This multimedia projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 5 kilograms, the Benq MW853 is quite heavy compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years. The lightest projector that came out around the same time as the MW853 is 360g heavy and the heaviest is 54kg.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

At 39 decibels, the Benq MW853 has a very loud noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago the noise level (economic mode)s range from 26dB to 40dB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq MW853

Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the MW853 over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq MW853 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW853.

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the Epson 1980WU[plb_2746486_price] (4,400 ANSI lumens and higher rated) or the Epson EB-1980WU[plb_2399669_price] (4,400 ANSI lumens and cheaper).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Zoom Ratio
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
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
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
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
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
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $69.79
Electricity cost when on standby $2.77
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Total running cost over 5 years $72.56
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0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mw853u, mw853us, mw853ust, benq mw853, benq mw853u, benq mw853us, generic mw853, benq mw853ust, generic mw853u, generic mw853us, generic mw853ust
Barcodes 00080479681665, 04718755051715, 04718755055027

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