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Benq MS500+

Benq MS500+
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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level SVGA multimedia projector, with alright running costs
31dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 4000:1 Yes Aug 2012
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Benq MS500+ Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MS500+ as follows:
68
Features
Good Features
21
Age
5 Years Old
50
Running Costs
£74 Over 5 Years
38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Epson projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,894 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
The best value choice for small-medium space
Easy to maintain, easy on your budget long lamp life at up to 6000 hours
Reliable picture quality with true-to-life color performance
Filter-Free design
Visual excellence 2700 ANSI lumens
Sharpen up with high contrast ratios
Go 3d with DLP link!
EcoFACTS label
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Benq MS500+ In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 2,266 owner and expert reviews (including 305 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its data projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the MS500+ will cost £74 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,894 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Benq multimedia projector was released in August 2012.

Features

800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MS500+ has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600). Multimedia projectors resolutions range from DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Benq MS500+'s noise level of only 31dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 77% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MS500+ of only 4,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 32% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq MS500+'s projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 77% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS500+ supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS500+ has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq MS500+ of 4,500h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 56% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS500+ has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq MS500+ of 220W is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 43% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MS500+ does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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texas instruments 800x600

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