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Benq MX612

74

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Benq MX612

Benq MX612
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A classic and very economical to run quiet SVGA projector, with very good features
29dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 5000:1 No Jan 2014
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Benq MX612 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MX612 as follows:
86
Reviews
1 Review
80
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$57 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $57 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.
This Benq projector has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
3D-ready
Your very own 3d home entertainment
Exclusive aspherical lens design for the ultimate short-throw projection
Dual 3d projection options to double the fun
Everything you need to enjoy hassle-free set-up and seamless connectivity
10W microphone audio powe r
HDMI connectivity
Convenient USB reader projection
Hassle-Free usb/wireless display set-up

Benq MX612 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The MX612 is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the MX612 will cost $57 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MX612 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data 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 MX612's noise level of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 88% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MX612 of 5,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 37% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq MX612 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 84% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MX612's service life of lamp of 4,500h is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 47% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX612 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX612 has a handheld remote control. 80% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq MX612 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. Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX612 is 3D-ready. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Benq MX612 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

9hj417714e, mx612st

Barcodes:

04718755022814

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