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Benq MX704WI

13000:1 XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 31dB Feb 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Benq MX704WI Review

Released 1 year ago but with average features, we have scored the Benq MX704WI as follows for Summary.
1
Not Currently for Sale
53
7 Great Features
78
17 Months Old
43
£116 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £116 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 1% of all 29 recently released comparable spec data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very bright projector brightness
Has an On Screen Display (OSD)
Very short service life of lamp

Benq MX704WI In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,078 user and expert reviews (including 72 verified purchases), Benq has good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Benq also has good reviews specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Benq data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Very Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of new similar spec projectors is 3,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 4,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX704WI has a very bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MX704WI is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The MX704WI has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Ceiling Mountable

The MX704WI is ceiling mountable. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 31 decibels, the MX704WI has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as this projector. The average noise level of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector is 33dB.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The MX704WI has a handheld remote control. Most of the other recently released multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the MX704WI has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other new comparable spec data projectors. Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector the service life of lamps range from 3,000h to 5,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,900h.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

At 240 Watts, the MX704WI has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector. The bulb powers of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this multimedia projector range from 190W to 250W.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MX704WI has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

Benq released the MX704WI in February 2016.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The MX704WI has an average 1 year running cost of £116 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run recently released comparable spec data projectors.

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Benq MX704WI Review Sources

To prepare this Benq MX704WI review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,665 product attributes, 16,123 projector reviews and 2,426,600 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mx704wi

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