Benq MX842
Benq MX842
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Benq MX842

A cheap to run and fully featured 13000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 36dB Aug 2014
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Benq MX842 Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$84 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $84 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
1024 x 768 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Benq MX842 In-Depth Analysis


Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,072 owner and expert reviews (including 270 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has very good reviews specifically within its projectors range. 94% of those that bought a Benq data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Noise Level

The Benq MX842 has a fairly average noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX842 has a fairly typical projector brightness (3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX842 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX842 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Benq MX842 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Benq projector has been on the market since August 2014.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MX842 has an average running cost of $84 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjca7713e, benq 1024x768, benq mx842ust, benq p202594p, acer mx842ust
Barcodes 04718755053160, 05054484884910, 05054533884915, 05054629487846