Benq MX514P


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Benq MX514P

Benq MX514P
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A very economical to run and good spec quiet XGA projector
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) Yes 2,700 ANSI Lumens Aug 2012
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date
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Benq MX514P Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Benq MX514P as follows:
Good Features
Running Costs
$55 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Supports 3D
The best value choice for small-medium space
World leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Eco blank mode
SmartEco mode
No source mode
Closed captioning
Instant restart
Quick cooling
Teaching template
EcoFACTS label
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Benq MX514P In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the MX514P is $55, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX514P has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all multimedia projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Benq MX514P's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than 81% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq MX514P's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 20% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX514P supports 3D, unlike 59% of data projectors which do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq MX514P of 4,500h is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 54% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX514P 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 MX514P has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Benq MX514P's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 13% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq MX514P has a zoom capability. 91% of data projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX514P does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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