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Benq MX766

Benq MX766 Projector

13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 38dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
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The BeQ MX766 is just the projector you need to perfect your presentation in all settings. Featuring XGA resolution with 4000 ANSI lumens and 13000:1 high contrast ratio, the MX766 also offers... More
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12 Reasons For

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 2,086 user and expert reviews, Benq has good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Benq also has good reviews specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Product Quality

One customer mentioned that it was good quality. Three years ago Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and said in their review on expert website PC Mag “The BenQ MX766 projector delivers more than acceptable data image quality, with a bright enough image to stand up to ambient light in a mid- to large-size conference room”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed this projector concluded that it had good sound quality. It Reviews.com said in their Benq MX766 review on IT Reviews.com “Sound suitable for only a small room or a little larger”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased the Benq MX766 wrote that it had good picture quality.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX766 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the MX723[pl_2818905_price], or the MX522[pl_2029720_price] both from Benq or the Optoma DS330[plb_1878570_price].

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX766's projector brightness is one of the brightest amongst similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX766. The dimmest projector brightness of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the MX766 is 800 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 4,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the MW767[pl_1538553_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens), or the MW769[pl_2298075_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens) both from Benq which also has a higher rating.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of multimedia projectors of this spec and age range from 2W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.5W. When compared to other multimedia projectors of this type and age, the Benq MX766's RMS rated power of 20 Watts is one of the highest.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the MX766 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Benq MX766 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Benq MX766 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MX766 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Offset

With an offset of 130 percent, the Benq MX766 has a quite big offset compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to the MX766. The offsets of comparable spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MX766 range from 100% to 160%, and the average offset is 120%.

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Very Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the MX766 range from 190W to 310W, and the average bulb power is 210W. With a bulb power of 310 Watts, the Benq MX766 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the MX766.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com the average expert rating of this projector is 65%.

Does Not Support 3D

Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years support 3D, however the Benq MX766 does not support 3D.

Other projectors which also support 3D that you might want to look at include the ES500[pl_3258242_price], or the MS619[pl_2024148_price] both from Benq or the Optoma DX346[plb_2212801_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MX766, the Benq MX766 does not support full HD.

Alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the MS504[pl_2024728_price], or the MX505[pl_2024730_price] both from Benq or the Optoma DH1011[plb_1726991_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Benq MX766 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also do not support wi-Fi.

Alternative data projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Benq MW817ST[plb_1414729_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Benq MX766 has a very short service life of lamp (economic mode) (only 3,000 hours) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX766. The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 3,000h and the longest is 10,000h.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors of this age and spec is 2,000h and the longest is 20,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,500 hours, the Benq MX766 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The Benq MX766 has one of the loudest noise levels (38 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. The noise levels of multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the MX766 range from 26dB to 40dB, and the average noise level is 33dB.

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Heavy

The weights of similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the MX766 range from 1.3kg to 6.2kg, and the average weight is 2.8kg. At 3.9 kilograms, the Benq MX766 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the MX766.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

The noise level (economic mode)s of projectors of a similar spec and age to the MX766 range from 26dB to 38dB. When compared to other data projectors that were launched around the same time as the MX766 that we have checked, the Benq MX766's noise level (economic mode) of 36 decibels is one of the loudest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq MX766

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released over four years ago.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
AUX in
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Image Formats Supported
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(2)

IT Reviews.com

23 November 2013

The BenQ MX766 projector is light enough to be portable and bright enough for a mid- to large-size conference room or classroom...

Bright, with a 4 000-lumen rating, and reasonably portable
1.5x zoom lens
Scores well for data image quality
Rainbow artifacts limit usefulness for video
Sound suitable for only a small room or a little larger
21 November 2013

The BenQ MX766 projector delivers more than acceptable data image quality, with a bright enough image to stand up to ambient light in a mid- to large-size conference room...

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Electricity cost when switched on $82.51
Electricity cost when on standby $2.79
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Total running cost over 5 years $85.30
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0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq mx766
Barcodes 00740617068832, 00840046024864, 08400460248646
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