Three Benq MS517 owners who reviewed the Benq MS517 said that it was cheap. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned three years ago “The BenQ MS517%displayPrice% at %seller% is a solid, low-resolution budget data projector geared for classroom use” in their review of the Benq MS517 and gave this projector a score of 4 stars. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com said in their review “A brighter alternative to 500-lumen LED projectors for portable use, or an inexpensive option for home use”. Itreviews.com mentioned in their Benq MS517 review “The BenQ MS517 is a solid, low-resolution budget data projector geared for classroom use” but in spite of that they only scored it 3 stars.
A few customers agreed that this projector was good value for money. Gadgetreview.com mentioned three years ago “The BenQ M 517 is a data projector geared to classrooms that provides solid image quality at low cost”. Expert website Projectorreviews.com said “It is competitively priced with a MSRP of $409.00” in their review of the Benq MS517.
One Benq MS517 owner said in their reviews that this projector was a bargain for the price. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote three years ago “It's bright enough to stand up to a good deal of ambient light” in their review of the Benq MS517.