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Overall Score

Benq PU9730

A Fully Featured 2800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Data Projector
2800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 41dB Mar 2016
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Benq PU9730 Review

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Poor
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8 Great Features
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16 Months Old
24
£219 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £219 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 5 recently released similar spec data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some great features:
Has an On Screen Display (OSD)
Very big bulb power
Ceiling mountable
Has a handheld remote control

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Benq PU9730 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Benq Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Projectors produced by Benq generally have good reviews compared to other manufacturers.


Features

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq PU9730 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other recently released comparable spec multimedia projectors.

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Very Loud Noise Level

When compared to other recently released comparable spec projectors that we have assessed, the noise level of the Benq PU9730 of 41 decibels is one of the loudest. The average noise level of 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector is 37dB, and the noise levels range from 27dB to 41dB.

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Very Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of latest 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors range from 280W to 350W. At 350 Watts, the Benq PU9730 has a very big bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Benq PU9730 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector. The service life of lamps of similar age projectors range from 2,000h to 2,500h.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Benq PU9730 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other recently released 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq PU9730 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Benq PU9730 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other latest 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Has a DVI Port

The Benq PU9730 has a DVI port. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also have a DVI port.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq PU9730 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector ranges from VGA (640x480) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

When compared to other 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector that we have checked, the Benq PU9730's projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest. The average projector brightness of similar age multimedia projectors is 5,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 2,800 ANSI lumens to 7,000 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq PU9730 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other similar spec data projectors that came out around the same time as this projector, the Benq PU9730 does not support full HD.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This Benq multimedia projector was released in March 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the PU9730 will cost £219 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 5 recently released similar spec data projectors.

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Benq PU9730 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq PU9730 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,284 product attributes, 16,046 projector reviews and 2,351,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq p213467p
Barcodes 00840046031077, 04718755053832

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