The ASUS B1MR Ultra-bright Wireless LED Projector delivers incredibly bright, sharp visuals with native WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution, 900 lumens light output, and a 100% NTSC color scale to project...
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Expert Reviews Are Good
This data projector received a score of 81 out of 100 from projector expert review site tbreak.ae. This puts this multimedia projector in the top 17% of all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago when ranked by average expert review score.
Good User Reviews
B1MR owners on average rated this projector 80%.
Very Low Running Costs
Based on average energy prices we estimate that the B1MR will cost only £31 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the most economic to run data projectors of this spec and age.
A few Asus B1MR owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was wifi compatible. Design Counts mentioned “Excellent except the WiFi”. Design Counts also wrote “Please fix the software so that the B1M uses industry standard wireless content beaming technology”. Trotter wrote in the same month “Is it "Wireless"? Here is my only disappointment with the projector.” .
A number of people who reviewed the Asus B1MR reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Cesinge said on Amazon “And so an HDMI port was a plus” and scored the product 4 stars. Rhj501 mentioned on Amazon “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” in their review of the Asus B1MR.
A number of people who bought the Asus B1MR considered that it was lightweight. In October this year Jt mentioned on Amazon “Compact, lightweight and yet with crystal clear presentation this is a wonderful projector” and gave this projector a very good review score. Tim Grant said “It is lightweight and small in size” in his review of this projector and rated it 4 stars.
One Asus B1MR owner wrote in their reviews that it was compact.
Good Sound Quality
Two customers who reviewed this projector agreed that it had good sound quality. Trotter gave it an excellent review score and mentioned “If you do have a pair of speakers you can easily plug in (to your computer or the projector), go for it” in their review of this projector.
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A few Asus B1MR reviewers concluded that it was good value for money. Carlos said “Nothing special for this price (472£) i was expecting something better.i read the good reviews in web” . Trotter scored the product very highly and mentioned three years ago “It's reasonably priced” in their review.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Asus B1MR reviewer who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Trotter said in their review on Amazon “Nice decent sound, loud enough to cover the noise of the fan (which, btw, is a bit loud)”. One customer who reviewed it thought it was quiet. Last year Agj said on Amazon “Unit has worked well for 10 months - quiet in Eco mode”.
One customer said in their reviews that the product was well designed. Two years ago Cesinge wrote “The pouch is well designed to contain the power supply”.
Asus Data Projectors Have Good Reviews
10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors built by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all data projectors (not just 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.
Good Battery Life
One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Rhj501 wrote “Highly recommended because it also has an inbuilt battery making it portable.”.
Good Remote Control
One Asus B1MR owner who bought it reckoned that it had a good remote control.
Good Picture Quality
One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was good for watching movies. Xiaowen Li said in their review of the Asus B1MR two years ago “It's good for project for movies and photos.” yet they only scored the product 1 stars.
Good Product Quality
Three Asus B1MR reviewers mentioned that it was good quality. Last year expert website Tbreak.ae mentioned “Compact projector that delivers really good projection quality at short distances” in their review of this projector.
Easy to Use
Three Asus B1MR owners who reviewed the Asus B1MR thought it was easy to use. Cesinge mentioned “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 mentioned in their review of this projector “It just peel off from the control, never has such bad quality remote control before” however they scored the product 1 stars.
Unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the B1MR which do not support 3D, the Asus B1MR supports 3D.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors which support 3D currently available including the Acer K137[plb_2190933_price] which has better reviews.
Supports Full HD
The Asus B1MR supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the B1MR which do not support full HD.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Asus B1MR has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the B1MR also have a built-in speaker(s).
Quite Quiet Noise Level
With a noise level of only 32 decibels, the Asus B1MR has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the projectors that have been available for around the same time as the B1MR the noise levels range from 27dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the Acer P1510[plb_2284610_price] (33dB).
Very Long Service Life of Lamp
When compared to other projectors of a similar type and age to the B1MR, the Asus B1MR's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. Across all the comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the B1MR the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h.
Supports Five Video Colour Modess
The number of video colour modes supported by the Asus B1MR is more than most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Asus projector supports a Dynamic video colour modes, which is the most frequently supported video colour modes supported by 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year. The video colour modess "Blackboard", "sRGB", "Theatre" and "Whiteboard" are also supported by this Asus data projector.
Two Number of Built-In Speakerss
The Asus B1MR is a two number of built-in speakers data projector.
Supports Seven Video Formats Supporteds
The number of supported video formats on the Asus B1MR is more than most projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. This projector supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the B1MR. The video formats supporteds "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG" and "WMV" are also supported by this Asus projector.
Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The Asus B1MR has a greater number of supported image formats than most multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to it. This Asus projector supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the B1MR. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this Asus data projector.
Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)
The quietest noise level (economic mode) of data projectors of a comparable age and type to the B1MR is 26dB and the loudest is 43dB. The Asus B1MR has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s (only 28 decibels) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.
The average weight of projectors that have been available for around the same time as the B1MR is 5.2kg, and the weights range from 2.2g to 68kg. At only 900 grams, the Asus B1MR is fairly light compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the B1MR.
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Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the Asus B1MR does not support wi-Fi.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
The average projector brightness of multimedia projectors of this age and type is 3,600 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 900 ANSI lumens, the Asus B1MR has one of the dimmest projector brightnesss amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.
If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the Benq W3000[plb_3190084_price] (2,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.
Only Fixed Zoom Ratio
This data projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most commonly supported zoom ratio on projectors of this age and type.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated powers of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the B1MR range from 2W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 12W. The Asus B1MR has a quite low RMS rated power (only 4 Watts) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the B1MR.
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Only MP2 Audio Formats Supported
This projector audio formats supported, which is typical of many projectors of this age and type.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the B1MR.
WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution
The highest resolution of the Asus B1MR is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).
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