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Benq TW523

A critically acclaimed and cheap to run 13000:1 280 x 800 projector
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 32dB Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Benq TW523 Review

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122 Reviews
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Good Features
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$64 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has excellent expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%, based on 122 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of $64 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The TW523 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D-ready
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

Benq TW523 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This Benq projector received a score of 100% from data projector expert review site lite-magazin.de. This means that experts think this projector is one of the very best projectors.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 121 owner reviews this data projector has an average owner rating of 90%. 48 reviewers (89% of all reviewers) gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Fairly Priced

15 customers who reviewed it said that it was good value for money.

Easy to Use

Five people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to setup and four customers concluded that it was easy to use.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Three people who reviewed it wrote that it was noisy.

Good Picture Quality

Seven people who bought this projector wrote that it had good picture quality.

Great Product Quality

11 people wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Excellent Design

Five people mentioned in their reviews that the Benq TW523 was good looking.

Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Good Technical Features

Two customers who purchased it thought it had good features.


Features

Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the Benq TW523 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq TW523 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Benq TW523 is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors also are 3D-ready.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Benq TW523 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq TW523 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq TW523 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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HD-Ready

The Benq TW523 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Benq TW523 is not Energy Star certified. Most of the other projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in March 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The TW523 is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the TW523 is $64.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq tw523p
Barcodes 04544438053949, 04718755049880, 04718755051531

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