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Benq MW705 Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Oct 2015
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Present Wirelessly and Professionally Brilliantly powerful yet simple to use, BeQ MW705 business projector turns your bright ideas into effective presentations. Its sleekly modern design quietly... More
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Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website PC Mag scored this multimedia projector 70%.

Best Seller

Across all projectors, the MW705 is one the best selling products currently on the market according to sales data from Amazon.

Good Brand

Based on 2,080 owner and expert reviews, Benq has good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Benq also has good reviews specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Benq MW705 supports Full HD projection, unlike most of the other data projectors of this spec and age which do not support Full HD projection.

Alternative data projectors which support Full HD projection currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the MX631ST[pl_3089359_price], or the MW571[pl_3402568_price] both from Benq or the Acer S1283Hne[plb_3202253_price].

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq MW705 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the MW705.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors which support 3D image projection and we think the MX631ST[pl_3089359_price], and the MW571[pl_3402568_price] both from Benq or the Acer S1283Hne[plb_3202253_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MW705 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW705.

Other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the MX631ST[pl_3089359_price], or the MW571[pl_3402568_price] both from Benq or the Acer S1283Hne[plb_3202253_price].

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the MW705 is 3,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 4,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MW705 has one of the brightest projector brightness amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Benq MW705 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by projectors of this age and type. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector.

This multimedia projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is in fact the best supported resolution amongst all data projectors of a comparable age and type to the MW705.

The worst supported resolution amongst similar types of multimedia projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many projectors of this age and type.

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Supports Three Video Colour Modes

The Benq MW705 has a greater number of video colour modes than most projectors of a comparable age and spec to it. This projector supports a Cinema video colour mode, which is the most commonly supported video colour mode supported by projectors that have been around for more than a year. The video colour modes "Dynamic" and "sRGB" are also supported by this Benq projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Benq MW705 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of projectors of a similar age and spec to the MW705 is 28dB and the loudest is 38dB.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq MW705 has more HDMI ports than most of the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than a year ago. This multimedia projector is a two HDMI port multimedia projector compared to most of the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the MW705 which only have one HDMI port.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At 7,500 hours, the Benq MW705 has a quite long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the MW705. Across all the multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the MW705 the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 500h to 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 6,000h.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Benq MW705 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MW705 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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High Running Costs

The average running cost of the MW705 is £116 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run projectors of a comparable age and spec.

Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW705 range from 2W to 20W. At only 2 Watts, the Benq MW705 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the MW705.

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Very Small Offset

The smallest offset of similar spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the MW705 is 100% and the biggest is 130%. The Benq MW705 has one of the smaller offsets (only 100 percent) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Quite Short Lamp Service Life

The shortest lamp service life of projectors of this age and spec is 2,000h and the longest is 6,000h. With a lamp service life of only 3,000 hours, the Benq MW705 has a fairly short lamp service life compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW705.

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Very Wide

At 331 millimeters, the Benq MW705 is fairly wide compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. Data projectors that were released around the same time as the MW705 have widths of between 280mm and 340mm.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most multimedia projectors of this type and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Benq MW705 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and spec the power consumption in economy mode range from 190W to 340W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 240W. At 261 Watts, the Benq MW705 has a fairly high power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the MW705.

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Very High Power Consumption During PowerSave

When compared to other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the MW705, the Benq MW705's power consumption during PowerSave of 261 Watts is one of the highest. The power consumption during PowerSave of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the MW705 range from 190W to 270W.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector was released.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Zoom Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Video Colour Mode
Analog Signal Format System
3D Format
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
PC Audio Input
PC Audio Output
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Display
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
17 March 2016

Bright enough for a midsize room and light enough to carry easily, the BenQ MW705 projector will be of particular interest to anyone who wants to take advantage of its hidden compartment for a...

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Total running cost over 5 years £115.86
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq mw705
Barcodes 00840046033170, 04718755063718, 08032976103920

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