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Benq MS527 Projector

£254.26
£228.63 £25.63 cheaper than 17 days ago
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) 33dB Jan 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £90.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Benq has good multimedia projector reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Benq Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the MS527 is £91 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 26 multimedia projectors of this type and age.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector was released in January 2016.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MS527 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MS527 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

It may also be worth considering one of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq MS506 (£198.25) which has better reviews.

It is worth considering other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Benq MX507 (£277.98).

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MS527 is SVGA (800x600). That's 39% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

This data projector's resolution (SVGA (800x600)) is actually the worst resolution amongst all projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

Amongst comparable types of data projector the best resolution is WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Benq MS527 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the Benq MS527 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector.

Alternative 33dB noise level projectors currently available which you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the Benq MS506 (£198.25).

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Benq MX507 (£277.98) (33dB).

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MS527 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MS527 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq MS527 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for more than a year also do not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS527 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Benq MS527 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector. 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector have bulb powers of between 190W and 260W, and the average bulb power is 210W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers namebenqmanufacturerbenq 9hjfa7713e, listing 9hjfa7713e, code 9hjfa7713e, benq 9hjcf7713e, yes 9hjfa7713e, benq c9p7zs00, benq p235107p, benq c9p7za00, 800x600
Barcodes 04718755053306, 04718755063268, 05054629977316

Benq MS527 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq MS527 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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