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Benq TH681 Projector

10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB Jan 2014
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Featuring a Full HD native resolution, a brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens and a high contrast ratio of 12,000:1, the TH681+ offers a stunning full-screen presentation with the finest details... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Benq 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good ratings as do all multimedia projectors produced by Benq.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Benq TH681 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the TH681 do not support Full HD projection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available including the Epson 1975W which has better reviews.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq TH681 supports 3D image projection. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the TH681 do not support 3D image projection.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which support 3D image projection currently available which you might want to look at including the Optoma ML550 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq TH681 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the TH681.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider include the Epson PowerLite 1222, or the NEC NP-M282 which has better reviews.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq TH681 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago is SVGA (800x600) and the best is WUXGA (1920x1200).

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Benq TH681 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by multimedia projectors of this age and spec. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector. Across all similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the TH681 the best resolution is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and the worst is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of comparable spec projectors that came out more than two years ago is 28dB, the loudest is 49dB, and the average noise level is 35dB. With a noise level of only 33 decibels, the Benq TH681 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the TH681.

There are a number of other 33dB noise level data projectors currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the MH680 (£607.98), or the W1400 (£699.95) both from Benq or the Acer K335 (£390.30).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Benq TH681 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port multimedia projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Benq TH681 is a two USB 2.0 port data projector.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At 6,500 hours, the Benq TH681 has a fairly long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other data projectors that came out around the same time as the TH681. Across all the projectors of this age and type the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 1,000h to 30,000h.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The average noise level in economy mode of multimedia projectors of this type and age is 30dB. The Benq TH681 has a fairly quiet noise level in economy mode (only 28 decibels) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the TH681.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Benq TH681 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the Benq W1500, or the Epson PowerLite 1222 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Number of Colours

The numbers of colours of multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the TH681 range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 480M. At only 1.07 million, the Benq TH681 has a fairly low number of colours compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the TH681.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Benq TH681 is a one HDMI port multimedia projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the TH681 have between one and two HDMI ports.

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Only One Audio in Port

The Benq TH681 is a one audio in port projector.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq TH681

Running Costs Are OK

The TH681 is typical compared to the other 136 projectors of a comparable spec and age that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the TH681 is £91.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was released over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq TH681 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TH681.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available including the Epson PowerLite 955W which has better reviews.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic PT-TW340E (3,200 ANSI lumens).

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
AUX Input
S-Video Input
Serial Interface Type
Headphone Output
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display
Preset Mode
Multimedia
Design
Colour
Product Type
Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Battery
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cable Included
Other Features
Technical Details

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £90.22
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00723856140163, 02050002698710, 04718755023347, 04718755051685, 05026686162110, 05054605190500, 05054629501153, 05055812670663, 08944467103237

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