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Benq SU917

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Benq SU917

$3,999.99
$1,788.62 $2,211 cheaper than 17 days ago
Benq SU917
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA projector
36dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 7000:1 Yes Jan 2015
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Benq SU917 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq SU917 number 909 across all projectors.
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Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$67 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 data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data 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 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
LAN display
No source detected mode
SmartEco mode
Eco blank mode
Power saving, eco friendly
Supports various 3d formats
HDMI interface
Instant restart
Upper lamp door for easy lamp access
MHL connectivity
Untethered control with wireless display
Diversified options for control, manage and display
Brighter than average projector brightness
Quick installation
Corner fit correction
2D keystone correction
Big zoom for extra projector installation flexibility
Installation friendly or installatioundern flexibility
Independent 3d color management for six primary colors
High contrast ratio
5000 ANSI lumens
Brilliant image performance
It's time to keep the lights on at large venue
0.5W in standby mode
Very short service life of lamp

Should You Buy it Now?

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Benq SU917 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $2,211 (55%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Benq SU917 of £1,246.98 ($1,246.98) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $541.64.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the SU917 is $67 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Benq SU917 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SU917 of 36dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 65% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq SU917's contrast ratio (typical) of 7,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 60% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq SU917 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 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 SU917 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Benq SU917 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq SU917 of only 2,300h is shorter than 92% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SU917 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq SU917 of 340W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SU917 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjct7735e

Barcodes:

00840046030964, 04718755053665, 05054629182147, 08400460309644

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