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Benq MX618ST

70

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Benq MX618ST

Benq MX618ST
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A classic and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 1300:1 Yes Feb 2013
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Benq MX618ST Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MX618ST as follows:
83
Reviews
2 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
82
Running Costs
$56 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
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 $56 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Hassle-Free projector maintenance
Auto blank for safe use
PC-Less teaching
USB display
Wireless display
Thoughful designs
Kensington lock to discourage theft
0.5W in standby mode
Has a built-in speaker
Audio pass through
No source detected mode
SmartEco mode
Eco blank mode
Power saving, eco friendly
EcoFACTS label
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

Benq MX618ST In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The MX618ST is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MX618ST will cost $56 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX618ST has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MX618ST of 33dB is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 39% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the MX618ST of only 1,300 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 6% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the MX618ST of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The MX618ST supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The MX618ST's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than 69% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MX618ST has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The MX618ST has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Benq MX618ST's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The MX618ST does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The MX618ST has a carrying case, unlike 82% of data projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Display

The MX618ST has a built-in display, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a built-in display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq mx618st

Barcodes:

00172302796759, 00840046026523, 04718755035685, 04718755039867, 08400460265230

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