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Benq MS502

Benq MS502
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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level SVGA projector, with average running costs
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jun 2012
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Benq MS502 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MS502 as follows:
65
Features
Good Features
21
Age
5 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
37
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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,894 data 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
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Eco blank mode
SmartEco mode
No source detected mode
Long lamp life at up to 6500 hours
BrilliantColor performance
Stereoscopic 3d ready projection
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Smaller than average bulb power

Benq MS502 Video Reviews

Benq MS502 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the MS502 is £67 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,894 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Benq released the MS502 in June 2012.

Features

800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MS502 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600). The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Benq MS502's noise level of only 33dB is quieter than 65% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Benq MS502's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is higher than 67% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq MS502 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq MS502 of 4,500h is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 53% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS502 supports 3D, unlike 59% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS502 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS502 has a handheld remote control. 80% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq MS502's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 90% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq MS502 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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HD-Ready

The Benq MS502 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The Benq MS502 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq MS502 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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04718755035166, 05053785421961

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