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Benq MS506 Projector

£219.99
£206.15 £13.84 cheaper than 51 days ago
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) 33dB Jun 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £90.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
A best selling projector
Benq has good projector reviews
Good size
5 Reviews
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Reviews

Benq Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,984 owner and expert reviews (including 65 verified purchases) for Benq data projectors and found that on average Benq has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has good reviews specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 95% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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A Best Selling Projector

According to sales data from Amazon, the MS506 is a popular choice amongst people who purchased projectors in the last 3 months.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was June 2015 when this data projector was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers considered that the product was compact. Legendary said in their review of this projector on expert website Amazon “Fairly compact design” and rated it 80 out of 100. Brian Copestake wrote on expert website Amazon “Compact easy to use good definition on the screen”.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The MS506 has an average 1 year running cost of £91 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 26 projectors of a similar age and type.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MS506 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Benq MS527 (£228.63).

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MS506 is SVGA (800x600). That's 39% less resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

A SVGA (800x600) projector native resolution is in fact the worst resolution amongst all projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

The best resolution across comparable types of projector is WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MS506 has a relatively average projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago.

If you are looking for a data projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Benq MS527 (£228.63) (3,300 ANSI lumens).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MS506 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than a year ago also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Benq MS506 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MS506 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MS506 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq MS506 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth noting that most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also do not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS506 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 011501040023, benq nbsp132723, benq 9hja47714e, code 9hja47714e, benq 9hja47713e, benq ms506svga, benq c9p5zs00, benq p231716p, benq c9p5za00, benq 800x600, benq 132723
Barcodes 00011501040023, 04718755058752, 05054629886595

Benq MS506 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq MS506 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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