Benq MS512
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Benq MS512

An economical to run 13000:1 800 x 600 projector with alright features
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 33dB Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Benq MS512 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Benq MS512 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 38?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £91 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Benq MS512 In-Depth Analysis


Benq Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 2,105 expert and owner reviews (including 276 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS512 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Benq MS512's bulb power of only 190W is quite small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 7% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MS512's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 37% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MS512 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MS512's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 41% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Benq MS512 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Benq data projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the MS512 in March 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The MS512 is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on fine usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the MS512 is £91.

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Product Identifiers

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benq ms512h



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