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Benq SH963

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Benq SH963

$3,899.00
$3,741.28 $158 cheaper than yesterday
Benq SH963
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money fairly noisy 1080p data projector, with moderate running costs
41dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 8300:1 No Aug 2013
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Benq SH963 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Benq SH963 number 958 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
62
Running Costs
$180 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $180 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 6% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Louder than average noise level
Shorter than average service life of lamp

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Benq SH963 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the SH963 will cost $180 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 6% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SH963 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most 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 Benq SH963's noise level of 41dB is louder than 97% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq SH963 of 8,300 is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq SH963's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 91% of all projectors when sorted 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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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SH963 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq SH963 of only 2,000h is shorter than 96% 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 Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SH963 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq SH963 of 350W is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SH963 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj8c7715e

Barcodes:

00840046026394, 04718755039546

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