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Benq W7000+ Projector

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1080p (1920x1080) 32dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Mar 2013
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The W7000 is the first projector in the world to be accredited with the TUV Rheinland 3D Full HD Certification. Designed to offer the best 3D cinema experience at home, the projector is powered by... More
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18 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This data projector is one of the most highly awarded by experts in projectors of all the data projectors of a similar type and age.

This multimedia projector was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Apcmag.com who thought that this projector was great.

Projectorcentral.com gave this multimedia projector a "Highly Rated" award, Projectorreviews.com gave it a "Hot Product" award and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, hometheaterreview.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au and apcmag.com the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 82 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Benq W7000+ owners who bought it thought it had good picture quality.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Four years ago expert website Projectorreviews.com mentioned in their Benq W7000+ review “That DLP look and feel - rich colors yet without being over the top, is in its full glory with the W7000”.

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Benq Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

Benq projectors have good reviews on average and across all multimedia projectors Benq is one of the superior brands.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some Benq W7000+ owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago Good Gear Guide.com.au said “Excellent 2D and 3D image quality” in their review. Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus “The BenQ W7000 projector has a great 3D mode, giving a nice, bright image with no crosstalk”. Expert review site Avhub.com.au mentioned “BenQ has come into the 3D projector market sticking with the technology it knows best — DLP” in their review of this projector.

Reasonably Priced

A few Benq W7000+ reviewers who bought the product thought it was good value for money. Expert website Soundandvision.com said “During the heyday of mid-priced DLP offerings, BenQ designed some great price/performance machines that received some high recommendations from me”. Two years ago expert review site Avhub.com.au wrote in their review of this projector “BenQ's 3D projector is capable of excellent value.”.

Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au wrote in their review of this projector three years ago “BenQ’s lightly-updated W7000+ home theatre projector has generally good image quality credentials, especially considering its comparatively accessible price tag” . Avhub.com.au wrote in their review of this projector “Excellent 3D picture quality, no crosstalk”.

Easy to Use

One customer who bought this projector wrote that it had a good experience. Expert website Soundandvision.com rated it 4 stars and said in their review of the Benq W7000+ “The BenQ delivered the best 3D experience I've had in my home, while coming up a bit short with 2D material as”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Benq W7000+ reviewer said in their reviews that this projector was quiet. Expert website Hometheaterreview.com wrote “After a bit of a quiet stretch, BenQ introduced two new projectors in 2012”.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Benq W7000+ supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years do not support Full HD projection.

Other data projectors which support Full HD projection currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub[plb_2301495_price].

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq W7000+ supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the W7000+.

There are a number of other data projectors which support 3D image projection currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Optoma HD25[plb_1883129_price].

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Benq W7000+ 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 frequently found resolution supported by projectors of a similar age and type to the W7000+. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector. In addition, this multimedia projector supports a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) graphics resolution is in fact the best supported resolution amongst all multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Resolution

The native resolution of this projector is 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq W7000+ is a two HDMI port data projector.

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Very Bright Lamp Power in Economic Mode

The Benq W7000+ has a very bright lamp power in economic mode (2,500 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago. The lamp powers in economic mode of multimedia projectors of this spec and age range from 170W to 2,500W, and the average lamp power in economic mode is 590W.

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Quite Big Lamp Power

Projectors of this type and age have lamp power of between 140W and 420W. At 300 Watts, the Benq W7000+ has a quite big lamp power compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the W7000+.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many similar spec data projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor High Def TV

One Benq W7000+ owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was not good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com wrote in their Benq W7000+ review “To this point they have not released a Full HD 3D projector”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq W7000+ does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the W7000+ also do not have a built-in speaker.

Other projectors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Optoma HD25[plb_1883129_price], or the Benq W750[plb_1561747_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the Benq W7000+ does not support WiFi connectivity.

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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 a comparable age and spec to the W7000+ range from 2,000h to 30,000h. The Benq W7000+ has a very short service life of lamp in economic mode (only 2,000 hours) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to the W7000+.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

At only 2,000 hours, the Benq W7000+ has a quite short lamp service life compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the W7000+. The shortest lamp service life of data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 1,500h and the longest is 30,000h.

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Quite Low Number of Colours

At only 1.07 million, the Benq W7000+ has a very low number of colours compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the W7000+. Across all the projectors that have been available for around the same time as the W7000+ the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

Most projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the W7000+ have between 1 and 11 VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the Benq W7000+ which has one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Benq W7000+ is a one USB 2.0 port multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors that came out more than two years ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Small Display Colour

The smallest display colour of multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the W7000+ is 1,000M, the biggest is 1,100M, and the average display colour is 1,100M. With a display colour of only 1,070 million, the Benq W7000+ has a quite small display colour compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the W7000+.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Benq W7000+

Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the W7000+ over three years ago.

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the W7000+ will cost £141 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 102 multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec.

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Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the Benq W7000+ has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the W7000+.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq W7000+ has a fairly average projector brightness (2,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the W7000+.

If you are looking for a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Optoma HD50[plb_2578841_price] (2,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Specification

Projector
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
HDMI Version
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 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
Preset Mode
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Display Colour
Built-In Display
Supported Number of Colours 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
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Other Features
Connectivity
Aspect Ratio

4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(18)
26 May 2014

BenQ's 3D projector is capable of excellent value, but doesn't deliver it out of the box. Stephen Dawson details the dubious default settings.BenQ has come into the 3D projector market sticking... Read more…

Good brightness, even in 3D
Excellent 3D picture quality, no crosstalk
Backlit remote
Lensshift function
Bonne luminosit, mme en 3D
Fan is noisy in 3D mode
Colour fidelity could be better
Average Delta E 6.4
DLP technology can lead to rainbow effects
Bruit du ventilateur en 3D
5 February 2013

BenQ?s lightly-updated W7000+ home theatre projector has generally good image quality credentials, especially considering its comparatively accessible price tag. The 3D glasses bundled are not at...

Excellent 2D and 3D image quality
Wide lens shift, keystone, adjustment for setup
Uncomfortable 3D glasses
Black level slightly high in preset modes
28 January 2013

BenQ's W7000 is an excellent choice for someone who's looking for a cost-effective projector for a multi-purpose theater space. Yes, you can find other projectors that will provide better black...

17 August 2012

After spending some time with the BenQ W7000, I found myself bummed that we don't give as much attention to the DLP projection market anymore. The BenQ delivered the best 3D experience I've had in...

Soundandvision.com

2 August 2012

Apcmag.com

Known as the rainbow effect, this DLP-specific issue causes brief red, blue or green trails behind moving objects in the scene. It's most obvious in high-contrast areas, and is caused by the... Read more…

13 June 2012

The BenQ W7000 projector has a great 3D mode, giving a nice, bright image with no crosstalk. However, BenQ could still work on its image calibration, especially when it comes to colour fidelity....

13 February 2012

Projectorcentral.com

BenQ has been turning out home theater projectors for years now, but to this point they have not released a Full HD 3D projector. Enter the BenQ W7000. The W7000 brings to the table 2,000 lumens... Read more…

4 January 2012

The overall picture quality - notably the colors, of the W7000 really do look impressive. That DLP look and feel - rich colors yet without being over the top, is in its full glory with the W7000....

Projectorreviews.com

19 June 2012

En définitive, le positionnement haut de gamme et le prix du W7000 ne nous permettent pas d'être intransigeants. Mais la qualité trop moyenne dans les scènes sombres et le trop grand recul...

Le W7000 fait ses preuves en 3D. L'image délivrée est lumineuse et, surtout, sans crosstalk (dédoublement d'image). En revanche, BenQ a du progrès à faire côté réglage de l'image,...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £133.32
Electricity cost when on standby £7.37
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Total running cost over 5 years £140.69
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq w7000, benq 9hj397718, benq 9hj397718a
Barcodes 00840046023546, 00840046027414, 04718755043376

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