Benq SH940 vs Infocus IN1142
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Benq SH940vsInfocus IN1142

Benq SH940

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Benq SH940

$1,750.00
Our Verdict:
A classic and good spec moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs and one of the highest contrast ratios available
83
Reviews
4 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$88 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good
36dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 50000:1 No Mar 2013
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 36dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 50000:1
3D No
Release Date Mar 2013
Infocus IN1142

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

Infocus IN1142

$487.99
Our Verdict:
An astonishingly economical to run and stunningly cheap moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with great features
92
Reviews
10 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Running Costs
$16 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1280 X 800 4000:1 No May 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 4000:1
3D No
Release Date May 2014
Benq SH940

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Benq SH940

$1,750.00
Our Verdict:
A classic and good spec moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs and one of the highest contrast ratios available
83
Reviews
4 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
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Running Costs
$88 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good
36dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 50000:1 No Mar 2013
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 36dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 50000:1
3D No
Release Date Mar 2013
Infocus IN1142

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

Infocus IN1142

$487.99
Our Verdict:
An astonishingly economical to run and stunningly cheap moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with great features
92
Reviews
10 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Running Costs
$16 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1280 X 800 4000:1 No May 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 4000:1
3D No
Release Date May 2014

Top Prices

Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
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$1,750.00
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$487.99
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Reasons For

Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
4 Reasons For
Hugely Brighter Projector Brightness
Benq SH940 is 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Infocus IN1142 is only a 700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (3,300 ANSI lumens dimmer).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Full HD
The Benq SH940 supports full HD, however the Infocus IN1142 does not support full HD.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

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Ethernet LAN
The Benq SH940 has an Ethernet LAN, however the Infocus IN1142 does not.

This denotes whether the projector has the native capability to connect to the local network, in order to receive movie files and the like from your computer.

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Moderately Better Expert Reviews
The Benq SH940 has an average expert review score of 71% based on 3 reviews, but the Infocus IN1142 has an average rating of 70% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons For
6% Quieter Noise Level
The Infocus IN1142 is a 34dB projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Benq SH940 (36dB).

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

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Hugely Longer Service Life of Lamp
Infocus IN1142 is 30,000h lamp service life, but the Benq SH940 is only a 2,000h lamp service life projector (28,000h shorter).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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Cheaper by $1,262
The Infocus IN1142 is $1,262.01 cheaper than the Benq SH940.
Cheaper to Run by $73 Over Five Years
Over five years the Infocus IN1142 only costs $16 to run however the Benq SH940 costs $89 to run (464% more).
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Significantly Better User Reviews
The Infocus IN1142 has an average user review score of 95% based on 8 reviews, whereas the Benq SH940 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
Better Brand
Infocus projectors have an average rating of 87%, but Benq has an average rating of 86.5%.

Reasons Against

Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

The Benq SH940 has better expert reviews than the Infocus IN1142. The average expert reviews score for the Benq SH940 is 71% based on 3 reviews, where as the average score for the Infocus IN1142 is 70% based on 1 review.
Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Infocus IN1142 has better user reviews than the Benq SH940. The average user reviews score for the Infocus IN1142 is 95% based on 8 reviews, where as the average score for the Benq SH940 is 60% based on 1 review.
Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
6 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Infocus has a better average brand rating than Benq. The average brand rating for Infocus is 86.99% based on 298 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Benq is 86.53% based on 2,774 reviews.
Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Benq

87

87

Based on 2,774 reviews
Infocus

87

87

Based on 298 reviews

Date Released

Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
60 months old 46 months old Best

Key Features

Noise Level

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Full HD

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Best
Yes
No

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Benq SH940
Benq
SH940
13 trees 0.52 tonnes CO2
Infocus IN1142
Infocus
IN1142
2 trees 0.092 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Noise Level 36dB 34dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode) 33dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
50000:1
 50000:1
50000:1
 50000:1
Projector Brightness 4,000 ANSI Lumens 700 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity 125% Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 50kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 91.1kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 30.5kHz
Zoom Ratio
1.8:1
 1.8:1
1.8:1
 1.8:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power 300W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp 2,000h 30,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Composite Video in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port 2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
RMS Rated Power 10W 1W
BEST
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 442W
BEST
65W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Certificates Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 2kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 220mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 330mm
Weight 7.2kg
BEST
800g
Height 169mm 42.5mm
Depth 318mm 138mm
Width 428mm 170mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Benq SH940 Infocus IN1142
Cables Included
VGA HDMI
 VGA
 HDMI
VGA HDMI
 VGA
 HDMI

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