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73

Overall Score

Benq MS517H

£299.40
A very cheap 13000:1 800 x 600 multimedia projector with adequate features and low running costs
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 33dB Jan 2016
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Benq MS517H Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MS517H number 158 across all projectors.
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Average Features
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18 Months Old
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£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
73
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It 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.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power

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Benq MS517H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features but at £299.40 it is cheaper than 97% of projectors.

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Features

Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MS517H of 33dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS517H has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MS517H supports full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The Benq MS517H's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 4% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MS517H of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 54% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Benq MS517H has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This data projector has been on the market since January 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The MS517H has an average 1 year running cost of £91 based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq benqms517hprojecta63ur, benq 9hjfa7714e, benq 1920x1200, benq p236485p, benq 800x600, ms517hdlp
Barcodes 04718755063572, 05026686194050

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