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Benq LX60ST Projector

XGA (1024x768) 33dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Jun 2012
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The LX60ST features the BlueCore light engine technology to bring you optimized visual display and energy efficiency. Utilizing SmartEco Advanced Technology, you're able to reduce light source... More
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16 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and chinese.vr-zone.com this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Benq projectors and also specifically for Benq data projectors and found that in both cases Benq had good ratings.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed the product thought it had good sound quality.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased it mentioned that it was good quality. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com scored the product 4 stars and said “The BenQ LX60ST 1024x768 DLP projector delivers excellent data image quality, lots of connection options, reasonably good audio quality” in their review.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq LX60ST has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the LX60ST.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Optoma HD30, or the NEC NP-M352.

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Supports 3D

The Benq LX60ST supports 3D. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago also support 3D.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors which support 3D and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq W7000+, the JVC DLA-X35, and the Optoma W311 is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Benq LX60ST supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). Across all comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the LX60ST the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the LX60ST is 9W. The Benq LX60ST has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other data projectors that were launched around the same time as the LX60ST.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Benq LX60ST has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the comparable spec data projectors that have been available for more than two years. Most of the data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the LX60ST only have one number of built-in speakers, however this projector has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Benq LX60ST has one of the longest service life of lamp (economic mode)s (20,000 hours) amongst data projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors of this spec and age the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 2,000h to 30,000h.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the LX60ST have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Benq LX60ST which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Big Offset

Across all the similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the LX60ST the offsets range from 0.03% to 140%. With an offset of 130 percent, the Benq LX60ST has one of the biggest offsets amongst data projectors of this age.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

Most data projectors that were released more than two years ago have between one and three audio (L,R) ins, including the Benq LX60ST which has two audio (L,R) ins.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of data projectors of this type and age is 7,800h. With a service life of lamp of 10,000 hours, the Benq LX60ST has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq LX60ST does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors of this type and age also do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD which you might want to consider including the Benq W7000+, the JVC DLA-X35, or the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of a comparable age and type to the LX60ST do not support wi-Fi. The Benq LX60ST is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other projectors which also support wi-Fi to this data projector and we think the Benq GP20 (£435.07) is also worth considering.

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Only XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The Benq LX60ST has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all projectors that have been available for a similar time to the LX60ST the best resolution is 1080p (1920x1080) and the worst is SVGA (800x600).

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most commonly supported zoom ratio on projectors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Low Number of Colours

At only 1.07 million, the Benq LX60ST has a quite low number of colours compared to most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago. The numbers of colours of multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the LX60ST range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 930M.

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Quite Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

With a noise level (economic mode) of 32 decibels, the Benq LX60ST has one of the louder noise level (economic mode)s amongst data projectors of this age. The average noise level (economic mode) of data projectors that are a comparable age to the LX60ST is 29dB, and the noise level (economic mode)s range from 20dB to 40dB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Benq LX60ST

Running Costs Are OK

The LX60ST has an average running cost of £91 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 123 multimedia projectors of this age and type.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market for over four years.

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq LX60ST has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the LX60ST.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq LX60ST has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the LX60ST.

We compared all the other 2,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors to this data projector and we think the Benq W7000+, and the Acer H9500BD which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to look at the Epson EH-TW5910 (£899.00) (2,100 ANSI lumens), the Optoma HD50 (£999.00) (2,200 ANSI lumens), or the Benq W700+ (2,300 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
F-Number (relative Aperture)
Connectivity Technology
Aspect Ratio

Expert Reviews

(4)
13 September 2012

The BenQ LX60ST business projector delivers relatively low brightness with a 2,000 lumen rating, but its laser light source allows eco-friendly features and a potentially low total cost of...

13 August 2012

The BenQ LX60ST 1024x768 DLP projector delivers excellent data image quality,lots of connection options, reasonably good audio quality, and suitable brightness for a small to medium size... Read more…

2 November 2012

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Short-throw lens
Mercury-free, laser light source designed to last for the life of the projector
High-quality data image
High initial cost
Relatively low brightness by today's standards
21 October 2012

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Running Cost

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq lx60, benq lx60s, benq lx60st
Barcodes 00151902974446, 00840046023690, 04718755032585

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