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Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm

76

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Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm

Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm
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An amazingly quiet and fully loaded WUXGA 20000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with very low running costs and a recent release date
21dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 20000:1 Yes Sep 2017
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Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm Review

With excellent features and at under only 6 months old, we have ranked the Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm number 390 in 3D projectors.
94
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Age
5 Months Old
81
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
Released by Benq 4 months ago, it is one of the newest multimedia projectors on the market, incorporating some of the latest projector features. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D

Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MU686 + Mount 900mm is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MU686 + Mount 900mm will cost £63 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Only Released Five Months Ago

This Benq projector is one of the newest multimedia projectors to be released. As such it is likely to have better features than some of the older multimedia projectors.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm's noise level of only 21dB is in the quietest 1% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MU686 of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm of 3,500 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 36% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The MU686 + Mount 900mm supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MU686 + Mount 900mm has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the MU686 + Mount 900mm of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 16% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm's bulb power of 240W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 40% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Benq MU686 + Mount 900mm has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjfm7713e

Barcodes:

00840046034948, 04718755064609

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