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Benq MX717 Projector

5300:1 XGA (1024x768) 35dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Benq Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each data projector brand. On average multimedia projectors made by Benq have good reviews from owners and experts.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX717 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other 5300:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the MX717 also have a built-in speaker.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Benq MX717 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this data projector).

This multimedia projector's resolution (1600 x 1200 (UXGA)) is in fact the best supported resolution amongst all projectors of a similar spec and age to the MX717.

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

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Benq MX717 does not support Full HD projection, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the MX717, the Benq MX717 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Low Number of Colours

The numbers of colours of projectors that were released around the same time as the MX717 range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 540M. The Benq MX717 has a quite low number of colours (only 1.07 million) compared to most of the other 5300:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Benq MX717 is a one USB 2.0 port multimedia projector. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MX717 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of multimedia projectors of this age and type range from 10W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 14W. At only 10 Watts, the Benq MX717 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the MX717.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX717 is a one built-in speaker multimedia projector.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Benq MX717

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the MX717 will cost £132 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 5 comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Benq released the MX717.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX717 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the MX717.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the Benq MX717 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the MX717.

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Resolution
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
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
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
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Integrated TV Tuner
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Display
Built-In Display
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Weight
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £127.55
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £131.24
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0.65T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hj617714, benq 9hj617714a
Barcodes 00840046025601

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