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Asus B1MR

£350.00
xfastest.com Innovation Award hard-h2o.com Great Buy insidehw.com Approved
A multi award winning and cheap to run 3500:1 280 x 800 projector
3500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 32dB Feb 2013
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Asus B1M Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Asus B1M number 45 in best selling projectors and number 135 across all projectors.
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80 Reviews + 3 Awards
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£31 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 68?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others. This projector has received three awards including a "Innovation Award" from Xfastest.com and more industry awards from Hard-H2o.com plus one other site. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However this Asus projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
The B1M has running costs of only £31 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 5% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report is a good size, good sound quality and nice design.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Supports AVI, MKV and 5 more video formats supported
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very dim projector brightness

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Asus B1M In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Experts in projectors rave about this Asus multimedia projector and have given it three awards.

This multimedia projector was given an "Innovation Award" by review website Xfastest.com who thought that this projector was pioneering.

The authors at two additional expert review sites both said that this data projector was very good. This multimedia projector received a "Great Buy" award from Hard-h2o.com and Insidehw.com gave it an "Approved" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including log.com.tr, pcmagazine.ru and hard-h2o.com this projector has an average expert rating of 80%.

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User Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this data projector on average 82%. 22 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report it is a Good Size

Two people agreed that the product was compact.

  • Compact and powerful - exactly what is needed for a portable unit when a presentation is required…
  • Compact, lightweight and yet with crystal clear presentation this is a wonderful projector…
    JT (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Its compact and not too noisy at all with all the cables needed…

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality.

  • The audio port gives excellent sound on headphones…
  • If you do have a pair of speakers you can easily plug in (to your computer or the projector), go for it…
    Trotter (Amazon) - September 2013

Users Report Nice Design

Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it was well designed.

  • The design is really classy…
  • It's a pretty good projector for it's form factor the battery lasting for a whole movie (2 1/2 - 3 hours) is a killer feature even though the it will dim display a bit…
  • The pouch is well designed to contain the power supply…
    CeSinge (Amazon) - January 2014

Users Report Great Battery Life

Two owners who purchased it reckoned that it had a good battery life.

  • Highly recommended because it also has an inbuilt battery making it portable.
    Rhj501 (Amazon) - September 2014
  • The battery works well and the audio from the projector is more then sufficient though you can of course ad a speaker if you like…

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 291 user and expert reviews (including 16 verified purchases) for Asus projectors and found that on average Asus has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has very good reviews specifically within its data projectors range. 75% of those that bought a Asus projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Asus B1M was good value for money.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Three people said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Two people who bought it concluded that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this Asus multimedia projector has an average price compared to other projectors. The cheapest data projector that we found costs £106 and the most expensive costs £17,495.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus B1M and the United Kingdom price of £350.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $649.31 (£842.16).

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus B1M has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Supports AVI, MKV and 5 More Video Formats Supported

The number of supported video formats on the Asus B1M is more than most data projectors. This projector supports an MPEG video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by data projectors. The video formats supported "MP4", "WMV", "AVI", "MOV", "MPG" and "MKV" are also supported by this data projector.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

At only 700 ANSI lumens, the Asus B1M has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the Asus B1M has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Asus B1M does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus B1M has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Asus B1M has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of 30,000 hours, the Asus B1M has a very long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Asus released the B1M in February 2013.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The B1M has an average 1 year running cost of only £31 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus hourswxga1280x800, asus 90lj0020b0002, asus 90lj0020b0102, asus bn8yza00, asus bn8yzs00, asus 1280x800, asus p249391p, asus b1mrdlp, asus 3db1mr
Barcodes 00629624544785, 00886227266616, 00886227266647, 04053162812253, 04056572597420, 04716659266594, 04716659266648, 04716659927426, 05054484679837, 05054533679832, 05057103058174, 08862272666160

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