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Benq SX912

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Benq SX912

$1,699.00
Benq SX912
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, but representing only moderate value for money
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 11000:1 Yes Feb 2014
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Benq SX912 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq SX912 number 729 across all projectors.
58
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$74 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
Optimized cooling system
Upper lamp door for easy lamp access
Hassle-Free projector maintenance
LAN control centralized projector management
Big zoom for extra projector installation flexibility
Diversified options for control, manage and display
Independent 3d color management for six primary colors
Has a built-in speaker
11000:1 powerful high contrast performance
XGA native resolution
5000 ANSI lumens
Visual exellence
EcoFACTS label
Louder than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

Benq SX912 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The SX912 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the SX912 is $74.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq SX912 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SX912 of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 87% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq SX912's contrast ratio (typical) of 11,000 is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 61% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq SX912 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SX912 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Benq SX912's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq SX912 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SX912 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq SX912's bulb power of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq SX912 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq SX912 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00840046028909, 00846764225187, 08400460289090

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