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Benq MX503 Projector

13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB Jul 2012
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9 Reasons For

Benq Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 2,086 user and expert reviews, Benq has good reviews for its data projectors. Benq also has good reviews specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands.

Good Product Quality

Some Benq MX503 owners wrote in their reviews that this projector was good quality.

Good Picture Quality

One Benq MX503 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. Domenico mentioned in their Benq MX503 review on Amazon “The colours are amazing”.

Supports 3D

Like most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the MX503, the Benq MX503 supports 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the MX503, the Benq MX503 has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq MX720 is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This 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 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago the noise levels range from 26dB to 40dB. With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the Benq MX503 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

At only 26 decibels, the Benq MX503 has a fairly quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago. The quietest noise level (economic mode) of comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 26dB and the loudest is 38dB.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the MX503, the Benq MX503 does not support full HD.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at including the Epson EH-TW5100.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age, the Benq MX503 does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX503 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst projectors of this age. Similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the MX503 have projector brightnesss of between 800 ANSI lumens and 4,200 ANSI lumens.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq MX503

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Benq released the MX503.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors of this age and spec.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
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
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
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
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Other Features
Connectivity Technology
Aspect Ratio

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 15 March 2014 by Domenico
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We were looking for a cheap project with a decent quality. Well, the quality is great and the price too. It doesn't care much if there's daylight or not or atleast not that much. Also, the colours... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $66.92
Electricity cost when on standby $2.80
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Total running cost over 5 years $69.72
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq mx503
Barcodes 00001910140558, 00100177421704, 00151902974279, 00163120857036, 00168141609121, 00172302796476, 00840046024734, 04718755035265

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