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3500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 32dB 700 ANSI Lumens May 2013
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- Incredibly sharp visuals with 700-lumen light output and WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution- ASUS Wi-Fi Projection lets you wirelessly connect and stream presentations- Short throw projection of 51-inch... More
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20 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This data projector has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including pcmagazine.ru and log.com.tr. That puts this projector in the bottom 100% of all the 3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years.

Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this projector rated this data projector 84 out of 100 on average.

Good Connectivity

Three Asus B1M owners agreed that it was wifi compatible. A. Blok mentioned in their review four years ago “Excellent except the WiFi” . A. Blok also mentioned “Please fix the software so that the B1M uses industry standard wireless content beaming technology”. Trotter scored it very highly and wrote in their review four years ago “Is it "Wireless"? Here is my only disappointment with the projector.”.

A few Asus B1M owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Cesinge mentioned “And so an HDMI port was a plus” and gave the Asus B1M a score of 4 stars. Three years ago Rhj501 gave the product an excellent review and mentioned “We had the screen size huge! Really useful as it takes hdmi and comes with a vga cable so good for tv in as well as laptops”.

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Reasonably Priced

Several people who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. Carlos wrote on Amazon “Nothing special for this price (472” in his review of the Asus B1M. Trotter wrote on Amazon “It's reasonably priced” in their review.

Good Sound Quality

Two people who reviewed this projector agreed that it had good sound quality. Trotter said “If you do have a pair of speakers you can easily plug in (to your computer or the projector), go for it”.

Good Size

Some Asus B1M reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was lightweight. Jt said in their review of the Asus B1M “Compact, lightweight and yet with crystal clear presentation this is a wonderful projector”. Tim Grant said in his review on Amazon “It is lightweight and small in size” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Easy to Use

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this projector was easy to use. Cesinge said on Amazon “The device is extremely easy to use”. Cesinge also mentioned “I usually work with of a projected image of about 1-1.5m wide.)It comes with a handy small pouch, very easy to wear”. Xiaowen Li said in their Asus B1M review “It just peel off from the control, never has such bad quality remote control before”.

Good Remote Control

A few people who reviewed this projector reckoned that it had a good remote control.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Asus B1M owner wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Agj said on Amazon “Unit has worked well for 10 months - quiet in Eco mode” in their review of the Asus B1M. One person considered that it was noisy. Trotter wrote four years ago “Nice decent sound, loud enough to cover the noise of the fan (which, btw, is a bit loud)”.

Nice Design

One person mentioned that it was well designed. Cesinge gave the product a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon three years ago “The pouch is well designed to contain the power supply” in their Asus B1M review.

Asus Has Good Projector Reviews

3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors produced by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all multimedia projectors (not just 3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Battery Life

One customer who purchased it concluded that it had a good battery life. Three years ago Rhj501 wrote in their review on Amazon “Highly recommended because it also has an inbuilt battery making it portable.”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer concluded that the Asus B1M was good for watching movies. Xiaowen Li mentioned in their Asus B1M review three years ago “It's good for project for movies and photos.” nonetheless they gave this projector a rating of 1 stars.

Good Product Quality

Several Asus B1M reviewers said in their reviews that this projector was inferior quality. One Asus B1M owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus B1M has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the B1M also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

Projectors that were released more than two years ago have noise levels of between 32dB and 38dB, and the average noise level is 35dB. The Asus B1M has one of the quieter noise levels (only 32 decibels) amongst 3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Asus B1M is a two number of built-in speakers multimedia projector. Most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the B1M only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Supports Five Video Formats Supporteds

The Asus B1M has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is H.264, but this video formats supported is not supported by this data projector. The video formats supporteds 3GP, AVI, MP4, VOB and WMV are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Asus B1M is more than most similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to it. This data projector supports a BMP image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as the B1M. The image formats supported "JPG" is also supported by this projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The average noise level (economic mode) of data projectors of this age and spec is 29dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 28 decibels, the Asus B1M has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s amongst projectors of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The Asus B1M does not support 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the B1M also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most 3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the B1M do not support full HD. The Asus B1M is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Asus B1M does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Offset

The average offset of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the B1M is 97%. At only 100 percent, the Asus B1M has a quite small offset compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the B1M.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The Asus B1M is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the B1M have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus B1M

Running Costs Are OK

The B1M is typical compared to the other 7 projectors of this spec and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the B1M will cost £31 over 1 year to run.

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the B1M over three years ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 700 ANSI lumens, the Asus B1M has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the B1M.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

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Expert Reviews

(6)

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12 July 2013

Insidehw.com

Despite the advancement of TVs to much longer diagonals, 3D, OLED and Smart technology, and projectors are still the synonym for enjoying movies and sports, of course, not counting the cinemas and... Read more…

7 February 2015

Son y?llarda piyasaya sürülen portatif projektörler epey revaçta. Bu durumun fark?nda olan üreticiler de kullan?c?lar?n ilgisini çeken ta??nabilir projektörlere imza at?yor. Daha önce... Read more…

700 lmen parlaklk
WiFi destei
Mae gabaryty iwaga
Niewielki pobr energii
Dobra aplikacja mobilna
Dahili pil yok, daha sessiz olabilirdi
Saba jako kolorw
1 November 2013

Mo?liwo?ciTestowany projektor mo?e funkcjonowa? jak ka?de inne urz?dzenie tego typu, wy?wietlaj?c obraz z wej?cia HDMI lub VGA. Maksymalna rozdzielczo?? obrazu to 1280x800, a proporcje kraw?dzi... Read more…

8 August 2013

Hard-h2o.com

Los sistemas audiovisuales han evolucionado en los últimos años, dotándolos de mayor conectividad, resolución y características técnicas. Los proyectores toman gran protagonismo, como el... Read more…

27 May 2013

????????? B1M ??????????????????? DLP ????????????????????????????????? 700 ?????????? 200 ???? 500 ??????????????????????????????????????????????APP???????????????????????????? 25000 ???????????...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 September 2013 by Trotter
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome. Ignoring, for a moment, that I'm now the most popular venue for film nights amongst my friends (just kidding), the projector is awesome. To actually give this product a decent review,... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2015 by Mark
(Verified Purchase)

Beautifully made, some useful aspects such as USB charger, but it is very much a mini projector with very low lumens. Thought it would be useful for watching a movie on, but it needs to be very... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2014 by TooFar
(Verified Purchase)

Surprisingly simple to set up and use. The light is bright enough with curtains drawn. My laptop has a displayport so I use a cable with displayport plug for laptop and HDMI plug for the... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2014 by D. Richman
(Verified Purchase)

The projector is amazing. Hard to believe that it is possible to get this picture quality, brightness and image size from a device with the footprint no bigger than a CD case. The only gripe I... Read more…

Reviewed 22 September 2014 by Rhj501
(Verified Purchase)

This projector is awesome. Screen size automatically adjusts depending on where you place it. Had it for the world cup and we had the screen size huge! really useful as it takes hdmi and comes... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £27.24
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £30.93
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus b1, asus a15, asus b1m, asus b1mr, asus 3db1, asus a15n, asus b1mrd, asus 3db1m, asus a15nu, asus b1mrdl, asus 3db1mr, asus b1mrdlp, asus bn8yza00, asus 1280x800, asus bn8yzs00, apple 1280x800, 90lj0020b0102 b1, asus wxga1280x800, 90lj0020b0102 b1m, 90lj0020b0102 b1mr, asus 90lj0020b0102, asus 90lj0020b0002
Barcodes 00629624544785, 00886227266616, 00886227266647, 00886227927425, 04053162812253, 04053162837478, 04056572597420, 04058829152147, 04716659266594, 04716659266648, 04716659927426, 05054484679837, 05054533679832, 05057103058174, 08862272666160

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