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Benq MX505

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Benq MX505

Benq MX505
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A classic and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with great features
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 No Jan 2014
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Benq MX505 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MX505 number 890 across all projectors.
95
Reviews
31 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Running Costs
$53 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of $53 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The MX505 has some great features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Features noise reduction
Saving more on power consumption with beq's smarteco technology
Smart eco mode
Eco blank mode
No source detected mode
0.5W in standby mode
Audio pass through
Upper lamp door for easy lamp access
Teaching template
Quick installation

Benq MX505 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The MX505 has an average 5 year running cost of $53 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX505 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all data projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MX505 of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 62% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MX505 of 13,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 65% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MX505 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is dimmer than 66% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MX505's service life of lamp of 4,500h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 51% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX505 supports 3D. 59% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX505 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX505 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Benq MX505's bulb power of only 190W is very small compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 4% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Benq MX505 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 98% of data projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Benq MX505 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj9s7714e, benq 9hj6f7713e, benq mx505

Barcodes:

00840046028565, 04718755046827, 05053959351544, 08400460285658

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