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Benq MX852 Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Oct 2014
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A total classroom interactive solution, the MX852UST+ offers superior connectivity with ultra short-throw design, dual HDMI inputs and optional PointWrite interactivity. The 10000:1 ultra-sharp... More
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11 Reasons For

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Benq has good average reviews for its 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors as well as across its entire data projector range.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX852 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Epson EB-570[plb_2237069_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq W1080[plb_1495063_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Infocus IN134[plb_2110030_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Benq MX852 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this Benq data projector). The worst resolution of all projectors of this type and age is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 33 decibels, the Benq MX852 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of projectors of a similar age and spec to the MX852 is 28dB, the loudest is 49dB, and the average noise level is 35dB.

There are a number of alternative 33dB noise level data projectors currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the W1080[pl_1495063_price], or the W1400[pl_1731595_price] both from Benq or the Acer K335[plb_1598465_price].

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago is 1W and the highest is 20W. The Benq MX852 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (20 Watts) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Benq MX852 is a two number of built-in speakers data projector. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type have between one and two number of built-in speakerss.

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Very Big Offset

When compared to other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the MX852, the Benq MX852's offset of 140 percent is one of the biggest. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago the offsets range from 8% to 150%.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most projectors of a similar age and type to the MX852 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Benq MX852 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Benq MX852 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very High Horizontal Synchronization (max)

The Benq MX852 has a quite high horizontal synchronization (max) (102 kilohertz) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. The average horizontal synchronization (max) of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the MX852 is 94kHz, and the horizontal synchronization (max)s range from 0.1kHz to 110kHz.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the MX852 is 3,500h and the longest is 30,000h. At 7,000 hours, the Benq MX852 has a fairly long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX852.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on data projectors of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Support 3D

The Benq MX852 does not support 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not support 3D.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support 3D including the Benq W1080[plb_1495063_price], or the Optoma DH1017[plb_2104607_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the MX852 do not support full HD. The Benq MX852 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

Other multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the W1080[pl_1495063_price], or the W1400[pl_1731595_price] both from Benq or the Optoma DH1017[plb_2104607_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Benq MX852 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Benq W1070+W[plb_3252509_price].

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to it.

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Heavy

The Benq MX852 is one of the heavier 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the MX852 (5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The weights of comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 360g to 54kg.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

Most projectors of a comparable age and type to the MX852 have between one and two audio (L,R) ins, including the Benq MX852 which has one audio (L,R) in.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

When compared to other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX852, the noise level (economic mode) of the Benq MX852 of 39 decibels is one of the loudest. The noise level (economic mode)s of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the MX852 range from 26dB to 40dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 30dB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq MX852

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the MX852 over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX852 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the MX852.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the NEC M362[plb_2268470_price] (3,600 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MX852 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
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
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
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
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $70.21
Electricity cost when on standby $2.78
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Total running cost over 5 years $72.99
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0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mx852u, mx852us, mx852ust
Barcodes 04718755031625, 04718755055010
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