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Benq MX525US

80

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Benq MX525US

$499.99
Benq MX525
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A positively reviewed and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector, with a reasonable price and great features
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Mar 2015
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Benq MX525 Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MX525 number 291 across all projectors.
90
Reviews
42 Reviews
79
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has excellent user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The MX525 has some great features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

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Benq MX525 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Benq MX525 of £280.53 ($280.53) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $219.46.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MX525 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the MX525 is $46.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX525 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all 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 MX525 of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MX525 of 13,000 is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX525's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 46% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX525 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX525 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MX525's service life of lamp of 4,500h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX525 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The Benq MX525's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX525 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjcg7713e

Barcodes:

00840046030773, 02100000269976, 04718755053320, 05054484731184, 05054565491662, 08400460307732

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