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Benq SH940

70

Overall Score

Benq SH940

$1,750.00
Benq SH940
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs and one of the highest contrast ratios available
36dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 50000:1 No Mar 2013
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Benq SH940 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Benq SH940 number 674 across all projectors.
83
Reviews
4 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$88 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has ok expert reviews and below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 63%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $88 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Brilliant image quality for large-sized space
Premium full HD 1080p resolution
Hollywood quality video (hqv ) processing
Remote maintenance with crestron roomview
Big zoom for extra projector installation flexibility
Lens shift for extra room for minor miscalculations
0.5W in standby mode
EcoFACTS label
Shorter than average service life of lamp

Benq SH940 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,750.00 it is more expensive than 76% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The SH940 has an average running cost of $88 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SH940 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia 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 noise level of the Benq SH940 of 36dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 65% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq SH940 of 50,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq SH940 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 71% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SH940 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Benq SH940 of only 2,000h is shorter than 95% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SH940 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq SH940 of 300W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 20% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SH940 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj8a7715e, benq 1920x1080

Barcodes:

00088037896049, 00132017739137, 00151903606216, 00163120856688, 00168141609626, 00172302796834, 00657837095886, 00804067181470, 00809393893035, 00840046026387, 00898029656779, 04718755039539, 08400460263878

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