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Benq W2000 Projector

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Trusted Reviews Recommended Techradar Recommended avforums.com Best Buy 01net.com 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Oct 2015
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Cinematic color as Big as Life in Your Living Room.With a harmonious combination of luxurious gold color and elegant curves, W2000 delivers modern aesthetics and complements today's lifestyles.... More
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24 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this data projector is 90 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com. If all the data projectors of a similar type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this 15000:1 contrast ratio projector is in the top 1%.

Low Running Costs

The W2000 is in the cheapest 20% of all 25 projectors of this spec and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the W2000 will cost only £81 over 1 year to run.

Good Brand

Benq has good average reviews for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors as well as across its entire projector range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Picture Quality

One Benq W2000 reviewer who purchased the Benq W2000 said that it had good picture quality.

One person who reviewed the Benq W2000 wrote that it was good for watching sport. Expert review site Avforums.com mentioned “The BenQ W2000 is a single chip DLP projector aimed at the home entertainment market where it will be used for watching sports, playing games” in their Benq W2000 review.

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Nice Design

One Benq W2000 owner said in their reviews that this projector was good looking. Avhub.com.au wrote “Equipment The W2000 has new styling.” in their review.

One Benq W2000 owner who reviewed the Benq W2000 thought it was a good design. Trustedreviews.com wrote in their Benq W2000 review on expert website Trusted Reviews “It sports a living room friendly design and an unusually powerful built-in speaker system, though its main claim to fame is its CinematicColour Tec”.

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Easy to Use

One Benq W2000 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar “Create your own home cinema?Whereas a big TV is easy to set-up and use – you just take it out of a box” and gave this projector a rating of 5 stars.

Reasonably Priced

One person thought the product was good value for money. Techradar.com mentioned in their review of the Benq W2000 on Techradar “A hint of film judder can't prevent the W2000 from offering one of the loveliest, most involving Blu-ray performances so far from an affordable quickdraw DLP projector”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Benq W2000 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Avhub.com.au said “$2499 (including two pairs of 3D glasseS)+ Excellent” .

Good Size

One Benq W2000 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was compact. Expert website Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review of this projector “Remains quite a compact unit”.

Good Product Quality

One person who bought the Benq W2000 concluded that it was good quality. Avhub.com.au mentioned “With the W2000, BenQ has produced a high value-for-money home theatre projector that provides very strong picture quality and a 3D picture which we doubt could be surpassed” .

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq W2000 supports 3D image projection. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the W2000 do not support 3D image projection.

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Benq W2000 supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this age and type do not support Full HD projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq W2000 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year also have a built-in speaker.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq W2000 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800). The resolution of all multimedia projectors of this type and age ranges from WXGA (1280x800) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Benq W2000 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over four times the resolution of a 800 x 600 (SVGA) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution supported by data projectors of this spec and age. In addition, this Benq projector supports a graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) graphics resolution is in fact the best supported resolution across all multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the W2000.

An 800 x 600 (SVGA) graphics resolution is the worst supported resolution across comparable types of projector.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Benq W2000's RMS rated power is one of the highest amongst similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the W2000. Across all the data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the W2000 the RMS rated power range from 1W to 20W.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Benq W2000 has more built-in speakers than most of the data projectors of a similar age and spec to the W2000. Most of the projectors that are a comparable age to the W2000 only have one built-in speaker, however this data projector has two built-in speakers.

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Three HDMI Ports

The Benq W2000 has more HDMI ports than most of the projectors that are a similar age to the W2000. Most of the similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the W2000 only have between one and two HDMI ports, however this projector has three HDMI ports.

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Quite High Maximum Vertical Synchronization

With a maximum vertical synchronization of 120 kilohertz, the Benq W2000 has one of the higher maximum vertical synchronization amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The average maximum vertical synchronization of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the W2000 is 64kHz.

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Very High Maximum Horizontal Synchronization

At 102 kilohertz, the Benq W2000 has a fairly high maximum horizontal synchronization compared to most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as the W2000. The average maximum horizontal synchronization of projectors that are a comparable age to the W2000 is 96kHz, and the maximum horizontal synchronization range from 80kHz to 110kHz.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most of the other projectors of this age and type only have one USB 2.0 port, however the Benq W2000 has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Number of Colours

With a number of colours of 1,070 million, the Benq W2000 has one of the higher numbers of colours amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The average number of colours of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the W2000 is 320M.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the W2000 the noise levels range from 29dB to 39dB. When compared to other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the W2000, the noise level of the Benq W2000 of only 29 decibels is one of the quietest.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

With a noise level in economy mode of only 27 decibels, the Benq W2000 has a fairly quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the W2000. The average noise level in economy mode of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the W2000 is 29dB.

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7 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £72.10

In the last couple of weeks the W2000 has increased in price by £72.10.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Benq W2000 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the W2000 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

When compared to other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the W2000 that we have assessed, the Benq W2000's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors of this age and type is 2,000 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 5,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

The lamp service lives of comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the W2000 range from 2,500h to 7,000h, and the average lamp service life is 4,500h. The Benq W2000 has a quite short lamp service life (only 3,500 hours) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the W2000.

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Heavy

At 3.6 kilograms, the Benq W2000 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than a year. The weights of similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the W2000 range from 1.5kg to 4kg, and the average weight is 2.7kg.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The Benq W2000 has one of the shorter service life of lamp in economic mode (only 6,000 hours) amongst data projectors of this age. The service life of lamp in economic mode of data projectors of a similar spec and age to the W2000 range from 3,500h to 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 8,400h.

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Very Wide

With a width of 380.5 millimeters, the Benq W2000's width is one of the widest amongst data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W2000. The average width of data projectors that are a comparable age to the W2000 is 300mm.

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1 Other reason to consider the Benq W2000

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector was released over a year ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Digital Gamma Correction Function
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect 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
Focus Mode
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video 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
D-Sub PC in Port
DC-In Jack
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
HDMI Port
AC Power in
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Display
Preset Mode
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cable Included

6 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended Techradar Recommended avforums.com Best Buy 01net.com 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star benchmark.pl Good Product

Expert Reviews

(10)
22 December 2015

Avforums.com

The BenQ W2000 is a single chip DLP projector aimed at the home entertainment market where it will be used for watching sports, playing games and viewing movies. It boasts a newly enhanced airflow... Read more…

15 December 2015

A modicum of DLP rainbow effect, some so-so black levels and a hint of film judder can't prevent the W2000 from offering one of the loveliest, most involving Blu-ray performances so far from an...

Techradar

10 December 2015

With the W2000, BenQ has produced a high value-for-money home theatre projector that provides very strong picture quality and a 3D picture which we doubt could be surpassed.BenQ W2000 AV...

17 November 2015

Trusted Reviews

What is the BenQ W2000? The W2000 is a sub-£800 home cinema projector that uses single-chip DLP technology. It sports a living room friendly design and an unusually powerful built-in speaker... Read more…

21 December 2015

Vous l'aurez sans doute compris, ce BenQ W2000 est, sans aucun doute possible, l'un des meilleurs vidéoprojecteurs Full HD du marché? en tous cas à ce niveau de prix. Sa certification Rec.709,...

01net.com

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 by Yavanna
(Verified Purchase)

Wow - just wow...

Reviewed 15 March 2016 by Ben Mitchell
(Verified Purchase)

This is one of the best things I've ever purchased, now my room is like a mini cinema!

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £80.60
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hy1j7717, benq w2000, 9hy1j7717e, benq w2000w, benq p236486, benq p236486p, benq w20001080, benq 9hy1j7717, benq 9hy1j7718, benq 9hy1j7718g, benq w20001080p, benq 9hy1j7717e, special 9hy1j7717, benq 900000287796, special 9hy1j7717e, hpdellapple 9hy1j7717, hpdellapple 9hy1j7717e, namebenqmanufacturerbenq 9hy1j7717, namebenqmanufacturerbenq 9hy1j7717e
Barcodes 04718755060670, 04718755063046, 05057103026654

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