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Benq MS506

£217.98
Benq MS506
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A low cost and top-rated moderate noise level SVGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jun 2015
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Benq MS506 DLP SVGA 3200 Lumens Projector
£217.98
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BenQ MS506 DLP Projector 13000:1 3200 Lumens 800 x 600 (SVGA) 1.8kg
£266.89
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BenQ MS506 3D Ready DLP SVGA Projector Brightness 3200 Lumens Aspect Ratio 4_3 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£277.52
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BenQ MS506 - DLP projector - portable
£278.67
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£284.17
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BenQ MS506 DLP Projector (3200 ANSI lumens, 800 x 600, 4_3) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£318.02
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£322.54
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PROJECTOR, MS506, SVGA DLP BPSCA 9H.JA477.14E - SB06091 By BENQ
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Benq MS506 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Benq MS506 number 60 in 3D projectors and number 66 across all projectors.
95
Reviews
5 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
71
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 92%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of £54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is a good size.
The MS506 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
0.5W in standby mode
Razor-Sharp clarity with ultra-readability
Timeless image quality:
BeQ DLP projectors long-lasting image perfection with DLP technology
Quick installation
Teaching template
Hassle-Free maintenance
Audio pass through
No source detected mode
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Eco blank mode
LampSave mode
Smart eco mode
Saving more on power consumption with beq's smarteco technology
The best value choice for small-medium space
EcoFACTS label
Smaller than average bulb power
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution

Benq MS506 Video Reviews

Benq MS506 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 2,379 user and expert reviews (including 316 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers agreed that it was compact.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £217.98 it is in the cheapest 2% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MS506 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the MS506 is £54.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the MS506 in June 2015.

Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MS506 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MS506 of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 64% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MS506 of 13,000 is in the highest 34% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MS506's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MS506's service life of lamp of 4,000h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 37% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS506 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS506 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS506 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq MS506 of only 190W is in the smallest 11% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The Benq MS506 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq MS506 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

best price square bpscpsb060919hja47714edir, best price square 9hja47714e, special 9hja47713e, benq nbsp132723, benq 9hja47714e, benq 9hja47713e, benq p231716p

Barcodes:

00011501040023, 04718755058752, 05054629886595, 05054629905906, 08944467105682

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