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Benq PU9730

70

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Benq PU9730

$7,827.00
Benq PU9730
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A good spec but only average value for money fairly noisy WUXGA multimedia projector, with alright running costs
41dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2800:1 No Mar 2016
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Benq PU9730 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Benq PU9730 number 778 across all projectors.
60
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Interchangeable color wheel
Offline cooling
Quick-Release button for lens swaps
Mechanical shutter
Convenient lamp & color wheel access
Intuitive operation and total ease of use
Advanced air-cooled projection
Solid-State heat-pipe cooling system
Eco-Conscious standby modes
Multi-Projector management via LAN (amx/crestron/pj-link )
Clear LED indicators
Integrated filtration
Dual-Lamp system for uninterrupted presentations
Hassle-Free maintenance and dependable reliability
High optical quality lens
Brighter than average projector brightness
Ultra high resolution up to WUXGA
Ultra high brightness up to 7000 lumens
Spectacular picture quality for captivating visual communication
Comprehensive built-in test pattern
Lens memory
HDBaseT advanced digital connectivity
360 rotation-capable projection
Motorized zoom, focus, and lens shift
Lens options and compatibility
Key features
Brilliant and reliable choice for large venue installation
Dual side handles
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Louder than average noise level

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Benq PU9730 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PU9730 will cost $130 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the less economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Benq PU9730 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq PU9730 of 41dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 98% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The Benq PU9730's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,800 is lower than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq PU9730 of 7,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 6% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq PU9730 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 76% of data projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Benq PU9730 of only 2,000h is very short compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 4% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq PU9730 has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq PU9730 of 350W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Benq PU9730 has a DVI port, unlike 89% of data projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq PU9730 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00840046031077, 04718755053832

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