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Benq MW851UST Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 33dB Aug 2012
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12 Reasons For

Benq Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

On average Benq 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all data projectors manufactured by Benq.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The MW851UST supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the MW851UST.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MW851UST has a built-in speaker. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Benq MX661 which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

This multimedia projector supports a graphics resolution of 1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA), which is the most frequently supported graphics resolution on multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MW851UST is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution.

This projector's resolution (WXGA (1280x800)) is in fact the best resolution amongst all similar spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

A SVGA (800x600) native projector resolution is the worst resolution amongst similar types of projector.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the Benq MW851UST has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW851UST. Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW851UST the RMS rated power range from 2W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.3W.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The MW851UST is a two built-in speaker data projector.

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Fairly Big Offset

The Benq MW851UST has a fairly big offset (144 percent) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the MW851UST. The average offset of data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 120%, and the offsets range from 100% to 160%.

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Two Component Video in Ports

Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MW851UST only have one component video in port, however the MW851UST has two component video in ports.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Lamp Power

The MW851UST has a fairly big lamp power (230 Watts) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago. 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MW851UST have lamp power of between 190W and 310W, and the average lamp power is 210W.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years have noise levels in economy mode of between 26dB and 38dB. At only 27 decibels, the Benq MW851UST has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Most projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW851UST do not support Full HD projection. The MW851UST is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also support Full HD projection that you might want to look at including the Benq MS504 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago do not support WiFi connectivity. The MW851UST is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors of a similar type and age to the MW851UST is 800 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 4,200 ANSI lumens. The MW851UST has one of the dimmer projector brightness (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

If this Benq projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the DS325 (£281.64) (2,600 ANSI lumens), or the DX325 (£310.14) (2,600 ANSI lumens) both from Optoma which is also higher rated.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most frequently supported zoom ratio on 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

At only 3,500 hours, the MW851UST has a fairly short lamp service life compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out more than two years ago. Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the MW851UST the lamp service lives range from 2,500h to 20,000h.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The service life of lamp in economic mode of data projectors of this age and type range from 3,000h to 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 6,100h. At only 5,000 hours, the MW851UST has a quite short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the MW851UST.

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Very Wide

Projectors that are a comparable age to the MW851UST have widths of between 260mm and 340mm. With a width of 339 millimeters, the MW851UST is one of the widest multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Heavy

Across all the projectors of a similar age and spec to the MW851UST the weights range from 1.3kg to 5.4kg. At 5.3 kilograms, the MW851UST is quite heavy compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the MW851UST.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq MW851UST

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the MW851UST is £107 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 72 multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec.

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MW851UST over four years ago.

Average Noise Level

The MW851UST has a pretty typical noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MW851UST.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the MS502 (£270.88) (33dB), or the MX850UST (33dB) both from Benq.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Zoom Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Offset
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Microphone Input
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Display
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
RoHS Compliant
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Other Features
Network Ready
Connectivity
Aspect Ratio

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.87
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £106.56
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq mw851, benq mw851u, benq mw851us, benq mw851ust, benq 5jj4v05001
Barcodes 00520636362537, 00614992115132, 00840046022280, 00840046025632, 04718755029202, 04718755037009

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