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Benq MX842

68

Overall Score

Benq MX842

Benq MX842
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector
36dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Aug 2014
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Benq MX842 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MX842 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
76
Running Costs
$64 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia 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
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very short service life of lamp

Benq MX842 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the MX842 is $64, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX842 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MX842's noise level of 36dB is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 62% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MX842 of 13,000 is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is higher than 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX842's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 36% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX842 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX842 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MX842's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX842 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The Benq MX842's bulb power of 240W is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 55% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX842 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq mx842ust

Barcodes:

00840046020798, 04718755053160, 05054533884915, 08400460207988

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