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Benq SP840

69

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Benq SP840

Benq SP840
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level 1080p data projector, with alright running costs
38dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 3000:1 No Jan 2013
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Benq SP840 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Benq SP840 as follows:
82
Reviews
3 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$89 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has terrific user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 60%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $89 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Light-On learning for large-size space
Premium full HD
BrilliantColor performance
Customize with 3d color management
4000 ANSI lumens
3000:1 contrast ratio
Comprehensive connectivity with dual HDMI
Remote maintenance with crestron roomview
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Benq SP840 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the SP840 is $89, which makes it one of the least economic to run data projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SP840 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SP840 of 38dB is in the loudest 13% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq SP840 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 26% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

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. The projector brightness of the Benq SP840 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 72% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia 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 SP840 of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 5% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SP840 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SP840 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq SP840 of 300W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 80% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SP840 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

02002706642001, 07330381844898

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