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Benq LW61 Projector

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WXGA (1280x800) 33dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Feb 2014
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The BeQ LW61ST is the first in the world to be equipped BlueCore, a light engine that utilizes the unparalleled qualities of a laser light source to achieve optimized energy efficiency, projection... More
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11 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The editor of F1cd.ru recommend this projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Projectorreviews.com gave this Benq multimedia projector a "Hot Product" award.

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We calculated the average ratings for all Benq projectors and also specifically for Benq multimedia projectors and found that in both cases Benq had good ratings compared to other brands.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq LW61 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the LW61 also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this multimedia projector and we think because of it's better review score, the LG PF80[plb_2006601_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports 3D

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the LW61, the Benq LW61 supports 3D.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors which support 3D and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price] is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Benq LW61 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors of a similar age and type to the LW61. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this multimedia projector. In addition, this Benq data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800 (WXGA). Multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the LW61 supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Benq LW61 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the LW61 is 1W and the highest is 30W.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

At 20,000 hours, the Benq LW61 has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the LW61. Across all the multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 2,000h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 6,700h.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Benq LW61 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the LW61 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Benq LW61 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The Benq LW61 has a quite long service life of lamp (10,000 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The average service life of lamp of multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the LW61 is 7,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Benq multimedia projector is 68% based on two expert reviews from sites including erenumerique.fr and pcworld.pl.

Does Not Support Full HD

Most comparable spec data projectors that were released around the same time as the LW61 do not support full HD. The Benq LW61 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this projector and we think the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of a comparable age and spec to the LW61 do not support wi-Fi. The Benq LW61 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Benq LW61 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss (only 2,000 ANSI lumens) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of a comparable type and age to the LW61 the projector brightnesss range from 300 ANSI lumens to 9,200 ANSI lumens.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2,000 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available including the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price], or the Optoma HD25-LV[plb_1883129_price] which has better reviews.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub[pl_2301495_price] (2,400 ANSI lumens), or the EH-TW9200[pl_2826896_price] (2,400 ANSI lumens) both from Epson or the Optoma HD50[plb_2578841_price] (2,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

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

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most projectors that are a comparable age to the LW61 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the Benq LW61 which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

Projectors that were released more than two years ago have noise level (economic mode)s of between 20dB and 40dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 29dB. The Benq LW61 has a fairly loud noise level (economic mode) (32 decibels) compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the LW61.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Benq LW61

OK Running Costs

The LW61 has an average 1 year running cost of £91 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 118 data projectors of a comparable spec and age.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this multimedia projector was released.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq LW61 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq LW61 has a relatively typical noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the LW61.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 33dB noise level projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq LX60ST[plb_1451093_price].

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Optoma W304M[plb_1724146_price] (33dB).

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Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Noise Reduction
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
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)
Auto Power Off
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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I do like just about everything about the BenQ LW61ST (click for specs) projector. OK, I'm not thrilled about the up front price, but that's the trade-off with lamp free projectors such as this...

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5 July 2012

BenQ propose de découvrir un nouveau vidéoprojecteur. Le BenQ LW61ST est doté de la technologie BluCore, une source lumineuse laser associée à une matrice DLP Texas Instrument, pour tenter de... Read more…

17 May 2012

Wysoki kontrast, oszcz?dno?? i d?ugi czas funkcjonowania ?ród?a ?wiat?a to zalety technologii BlueCore zastosowanej w tym modelu BenQ . Bazuje ona na laserze, a nie tradycyjnej lampie stanowi?cej... Read more…

1 August 2012

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £90.22
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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