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Benq MX505 Projector

13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $1,339.85 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Good size
Easy to use
15 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 24 owner reviews this Benq projector has an average owner rating of 85%. 9 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

Based on 1,989 expert and owner reviews (including 66 verified purchases), Benq has good reviews for its projectors. Benq also has good reviews specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of Benq MX505 owners who bought it concluded that it was compact. Tominiyi2000 said “A compact projector easy to install” in their Benq MX505 review. One customer who reviewed it thought it was a good weight.


Design

Easy to Use

Three people who bought it agreed that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “A good little "starter" projector, great for talks to community groups, light weight, easy to use and quiet” in their review. Amazon Customer also said “Cable not supplied for connection to the computer, you decide which of the connection options you want to use and purchase the appropriate cable/s”. Brian Copestake said “Compact easy to use good definition on the screen” in his review of the Benq MX505.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MX505 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed the Benq MX505 considered that it was quiet.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX505 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this data projector.

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Performance

Features Noise Reduction

The Benq MX505 features noise reduction. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also feature noise reduction.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MX505 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MX505 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX505 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX505 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq MX505 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this projector is 190W and the biggest is 310W. The Benq MX505 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX505 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

There are a number of other 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available which you might also want to look at including the MS504 ($308.99), or the MX819ST ($749) both from Benq which has better reviews.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the Benq MX600 (3,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00840046028565, 04718755046827, 05053959351544, 08400460285658

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