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Benq MX850UST

68

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Benq MX850UST

$1,327.53
Benq MX850UST
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Aug 2012
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Benq MX850UST Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MX850UST number 901 across all projectors.
77
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$65 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 projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $65 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 multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Ultra-Sharp images in a short distance
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Eco blank mode
SmartEco mode
No source detected mode
LAN control with crestron and pj-link
Built-in 20w big audio power
Microphone input support
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Benq MX850UST In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The MX850UST is typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the MX850UST is $65.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX850UST 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 MX850UST's noise level of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 61% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MX850UST's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is higher than 67% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq MX850UST of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX850UST supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the MX850UST of only 3,500h is in the shortest 30% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MX850UST has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The MX850UST has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Benq MX850UST's bulb power of 230W is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 48% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX850UST is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The MX850UST is HD-Ready. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The MX850UST does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer mx850ust, benq mx850ust

Barcodes:

04718755027871, 04718755037016

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