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Benq SH960

70

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Benq SH960

$3,239.00
Benq SH960
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A good spec but only moderate value for money fairly noisy 1080p projector, with average running costs
41dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 3000:1 No Oct 2013
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BenQ SH960 HD Digital Home Theater Projector 6000 ANSI Lumens 16_9 DLP (Brand new, unopened) - on
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BenQ SH960 5500 Lumens WSXGA Full HD Projector
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Benq SH960 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Benq SH960 number 775 across all projectors.
60
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$170 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $170 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Dual lamp ultra-brilliant projection
5500 ANSI lumen ultra high brightness
Full HD 1080p magnificence
3000:1 powerful contrast performance
Hollywood quality video (hqv ) processing
Horizontal & vertical lens shift for precise projector placement
1.5x big zoom ratio for enhanced installation flexibility
LAN control centralized projector management
Compatible with the most popolar LAN control settings
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Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Benq SH960 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $3,239.00 it is in the most expensive 8% of data projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The SH960 is in the most expensive 7% of all 2,027 data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the SH960 will cost $170 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SH960 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq SH960 of 41dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 3% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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 SH960's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is in the lowest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq SH960's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq SH960 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SH960 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SH960 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Benq SH960 of 330W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The Benq SH960 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Benq SH960 is not Energy Star certified, although it is worth noting that 99% of data projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SH960 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq SH960 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of data projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq sh960

Barcodes:

00022811271660, 00680951777253, 00840046022440

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