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Benq HC1200 Projector

£2,366.15
£2,241.62 £124.53 cheaper than 48 days ago
11000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 38dB Nov 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £122.27 Electricity cost over 5 years
Benq has good reviews for its data projectors
Good product quality
Supports full HD
6 Reviews + 1 Award
projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
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Reviews

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

On average projectors produced by Benq are rated 87%, which is in the top 24% of all projector manufacturers that we have analysed.


Design

Good Product Quality

One Benq HC1200 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Examiner.com mentioned “Excellent quality for data images” in their Benq HC1200 review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the HC1200 in November 2014.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Benq HC1200 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as this projector do not support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq HC1200 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 11000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq HC1200 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 11000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The average projector brightness of data projectors of this age and type is 4,000 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 3,000 ANSI lumens to 5,000 ANSI lumens.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The Benq HC1200 has a relatively average noise level (38 decibels) compared to most of the other 11000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq HC1200 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 11000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Benq HC1200 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Benq HC1200 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq HC1200 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 11000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq HC1200 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 11000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 2,000 hours, the Benq HC1200 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector. The average service life of lamp of 11000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector is 2,800h, and the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 3,500h.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The HC1200 has an average 1 year running cost of £123 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 6 projectors of this age and spec.

Benq HC1200 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq HC1200 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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