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Benq MS527

86

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Benq MS527

£283.00
Benq MS527
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A stunningly good value for money and positively reviewed moderate noise level SVGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jan 2016
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Benq MS527 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Benq MS527 number 42 in 3D projectors and number 44 across all projectors.
95
Reviews
3 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia 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 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The MS527 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

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Benq MS527 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Value For Money

Amazingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 3 years old but has average features. However at £283.00 it is in the cheapest 6% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq MS527 and the United Kingdom price of £283.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $406.00 (£563.08).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The MS527 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MS527 will cost £54 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in January 2016.

Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MS527 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MS527's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 64% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MS527 of 13,000 is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 65% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MS527 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS527 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MS527 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq MS527 of 4,500h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 52% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS527 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq MS527's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq MS527 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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04718755063268, 05054629977316

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