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Benq HT2050
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Benq HT2050 Projector

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Feb 2016
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The BeQ Colorific HT2050 brings the true movie theater experience to your home. With stunning full HD 1080p resolution, perfectly balanced color, sharp, crystal-clear image with crisp shadow... More
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10 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site said that this projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this multimedia projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This Benq multimedia projector received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from projectorcentral.com.

Benq Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

Benq 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good reviews on average and across all data projectors Benq is one of the superior brands.

Robust

One customer who reviewed it said that it was well made. Expert website Projectorcentral.com mentioned “The HT3050 and HT2050 are built on the same platform.” .

Supports 3D

The Benq HT2050 supports 3D, unlike most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for the last year which do not support 3D.

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Supports Full HD

Like most of the other projectors that were released in the last year, the Benq HT2050 supports full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for the last year, the Benq HT2050 has a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is the most commonly supported supported graphics resolutions on projectors that were launched in the last year.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Benq HT2050 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of latest projectors is 29dB and the loudest is 38dB.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

Across all the comparable spec projectors that were released in the last 12 months the noise level (economic mode)s range from 27dB to 32dB. The Benq HT2050 has a quite quiet noise level (economic mode) (only 27 decibels) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HT2050.

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8 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £97.48

The price of the HT2050 has increased by £97.48 in the last 46 days.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HT2050 do not support wi-Fi. The Benq HT2050 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out in the last year is 2,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 6,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,500 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq HT2050 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors that have been on the market for the last year range from 500h to 7,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 500 hours, the Benq HT2050 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

Most 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out in the last 12 months have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Benq HT2050 which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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Heavy

At 3.3 kilograms, the Benq HT2050 is quite heavy compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that came out in the last year. The average weight of similar spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as the HT2050 is 2.9kg, and the weights range from 2.3kg to 4.6kg.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The Benq HT2050 is a one audio (L,R) in projector.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Across all the projectors that are a comparable age to the HT2050 the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.4W to 310W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 130W. At 292 Watts, the Benq HT2050 has a quite high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were released around the same time as the HT2050.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq HT2050

Released Twelve Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released twelve months ago.

Running Costs Are OK

The HT2050 is typical compared to the other 14 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out in the last 12 months that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the HT2050 is £117.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors that came out in the last year.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
12V Trigger
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Number of Bulbs
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
3D Glasses Included

1 Award

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 October 2015

Projectorcentral.com

The HT3050 and HT2050 are built on the same platform, but they each have unique characteristics, as follows:1. The HT3050 Cinema mode is more carefully calibrated to target Rec 709 standards while... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Sheky
Sheky would recommend the BenQ HT2050

I baught two projectors 3LCD epson 2045 and benq 2050: The main features we buy the projector is the image quality with contrast and how feasible on spending. Lets compare features: 1. Brightness:... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £113.13
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £116.82
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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