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Benq MX612 Projector

5000:1 SVGA (800x600) 29dB 2,500 ANSI Lumens Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $74.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Very low running costs
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This Benq projector received a rating of 80% from expert review website parentesis.com.

Benq Projectors Have Good Reviews

Benq is one of the superior projector brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all projectors.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX612 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the Epson PowerLite W16SK ($1,885.16) is also worth considering.

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Video

3D-Ready

The Benq MX612 is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also are 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX612 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

Alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the Benq W1060.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MX612 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors that have been on the market for more than two years the noise levels range from 29dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 37dB. When compared to other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector that we have checked, the Benq MX612's noise level of only 29 decibels is one of the quietest.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX612 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this projector is 3,300h, and the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 5,000h. At 4,500 hours, the Benq MX612 has a very long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector the bulb powers range from 190W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 300W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Benq MX612 has one of the smallest bulb powers amongst projectors of this age.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MX612 is SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is WVGA (854x480).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and type the projector brightnesses range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. When compared to other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector, the projector brightness of the Benq MX612 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

If this Benq projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the Hitachi CP-AX2503 (2,700 ANSI lumens), or the Epson PowerLite W16 ($550) (3,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq MX612 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hj417714e, mx612st
Barcodes 04718755022814
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