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Benq MX823ST

70

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Benq MX823ST

$1,593.88
$1,195.00 $399 cheaper than yesterday
Benq MX823
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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Benq MX823 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Benq MX823 number 671 across all projectors.
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
80
Running Costs
$59 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Smart eco mode
LampSave mode
LumeCare mode
Eco blank mode
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $1,398.83 to $1,195 in the last 24 hours. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Benq MX823 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the MX823 will cost $59 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX823 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Data projectors resolutions range 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 MX823 of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 42% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq MX823's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 35% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX823's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 42% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX823 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX823 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MX823's service life of lamp of 4,000h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 44% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX823 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq MX823's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 65% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX823 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq mx823st

Barcodes:

00012302970103, 00014444633724, 00041114478262, 00044112787961, 00070071263024, 00172304287682, 00617407467871, 00765042398743, 00803982856104, 00807035647268, 00807320296621, 00809199159069, 00809396052026, 00840046028985, 04718755048012, 08400460289854

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