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Benq MH530 Projector

£459.10
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £90.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Low running costs
Does not have a good remote control
projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
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Reviews

One Industry Award

Projectorcentral.com gave this multimedia projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Expert review site projectorcentral.com scored this projector 100%. The expert review sites think this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector is one of the very best 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago.

Benq Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 1,989 user and expert reviews (including 163 verified purchases), Benq has good ratings for its projectors. Benq also has good ratings specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The MH530 has an average running cost of only £91 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 109 projectors of this age and type.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

One Benq MH530 owner who bought the product reckoned that it was cheap. Projectorcentral.com said in their review of this projector “It's actually an inexpensive crossover model for home, office”.


Does Not Have a Good Remote Control

One Benq MH530 owner wrote that the product did not have a good remote control. Projectorcentral.com said in their review of the Benq MH530 “Backlit remote”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two Benq MH530 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Hometheaterhifi.com scored it 4 stars and said in their review of this projector “Offers an incredible 3200 lumens and 3D for only a thousand bucks”. Projectorcentral.com wrote in their review of the Benq MH530 “In addition to offering full 3D support and a fast lag time for gaming--two features of interest for h” .

Good Picture Quality

One Benq MH530 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good picture quality.


Features

Good Technical Features

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Hometheaterhifi.com gave the Benq MH530 a score of 4 stars and mentioned “If you're willing to forgo features like lens shift”.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact

One customer who reviewed the Benq MH530 said that it was compact. Projectorcentral.com mentioned last year “Compact chassis” but in spite of that they rated it 20 out of 100.


Audio

Quiet

One Benq MH530 owner who reviewed it thought it was quiet. Projectorcentral.com wrote “Quiet fan” in their Benq MH530 review but in spite of that they only gave the product a rating of 1 stars.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Design

Good Product Quality

One person considered that it was good quality. Last year expert review site Hometheaterhifi.com wrote “It Delivers Fantastic Image Quality and Tons of Light Output For a Street Price of Less Than $1000”.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MH530 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Benq MH530 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector do not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which support full HD to this projector and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq W1070+ is also worth considering.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this data projector and we think the Benq MH741 (£631.88) is also worth considering.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MH530 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

We compared all the other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this projector and we think the Benq MH741 (£631.88) is also worth considering.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

The Benq MH530 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this multimedia projector the resolution ranges from XGA (1024x768) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq MH530 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MH530 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Benq MH741 (£631.88) (36dB).

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MH530 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MH530 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year is 170W and the biggest is 430W. At only 196 Watts, the Benq MH530 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 3d9hjfh7713e, benq 9hjfh7713e, code 9hjfh7713e, benq 1920x1080, code 1920x1080, benq p238499p
Barcodes 04718755064401, 05057103044559

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