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Benq SH960

$3,239.00
A fully featured 3000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector
3000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 41dB Oct 2013
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Benq SH960 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq SH960 number 581 across all projectors.
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$224 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $224 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 5% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a zoom capability
Quite loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

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Benq SH960 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,072 owner and expert reviews (including 270 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 94% of those that bought a Benq data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Expensive

We think this data projector looks expensive compared to other multimedia projectors. We checked 618 multimedia projectors and they range in price from $149 to $24,000.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq SH960 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq SH960 has a zoom capability. Most of the other projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of data projectors is 34dB. With a noise level of 41 decibels, the Benq SH960 has one of the loudest noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Benq SH960 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age.

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HD-Ready

The Benq SH960 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At 330 Watts, the Benq SH960 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens, the Benq SH960 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Benq SH960 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Not Energy Star Certified

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

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SH960 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the SH960 in October 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average running cost of the SH960 is $224 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00022811271660, 00680951777253, 00840046022440
$596 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by $144.19
Significantly quieter noise level
Two times dimmer projector brightness

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