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Benq MX766

$1,249.00
A Fully Featured 13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Projector
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Benq MX766 Review

With good features and mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Benq MX766 number 295 across all projectors.
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£113 Over 1 Year
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £113 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 14% of all 80 latest 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have compared it to.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Ceiling mountable
Quite big bulb power
Does not support full HD
Quite short service life of lamp

Benq MX766 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This data projector received an expert rating of 60% from IT Reviews.com. If all the latest 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector is in the bottom 10%.

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Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Features

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MX766 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other recently released projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX766 does not support full HD. Most of the other new data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The Benq MX766 has a quite big bulb power (310 Watts) compared to most of the other new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors. The average bulb power of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector is 210W.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 2,500 hours, the Benq MX766 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector. Across all the multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,500h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX766 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq MX766 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MX766 of 38 decibels is one of the loudest amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector. The quietest noise level of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector is 26dB and the loudest is 40dB.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Benq MX766 has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other latest data projectors do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX766 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX766 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector the projector brightnesses range from 800 ANSI lumens to 4,200 ANSI lumens. The Benq MX766 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (4,000 ANSI lumens) amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MX766 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other recently released data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was January 2013 when this Benq projector was released.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The MX766 has an average running cost of £113 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run latest 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Benq MX766 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq MX766 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 330,250 product attributes, 16,064 projector reviews and 2,516,700 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

Barcodes 00021112588514, 00080850115901, 00132017738970, 00163120857722, 00168141609602, 00172302797138, 00740617068832, 00840046024864, 08400460248646

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