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Benq MW523

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Benq MW523

£563.52
Benq MW523
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A classic and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with very good features
32dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Oct 2013
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Benq MW523 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MW523 number 549 in 3D projectors and number 963 across all projectors.
88
Reviews
3 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Age
4 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has superb user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 77%. 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 data projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The MW523 has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
The best value choice for small-medium space
Power saving, eco friendly
SmartEco mode
LampSave mode
No source detected mode
0.5W in standby mode
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
Quick installation
EcoFACTS label

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Benq MW523 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com the average expert rating of this projector is 65%.

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Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 2,379 expert and user reviews (including 316 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its data projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MW523 has an average running cost of £59 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MW523 in October 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MW523 of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 69% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq MW523's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MW523's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 27% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MW523 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MW523 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq MW523 of 4,500h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MW523 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq MW523 of only 190W is smaller than 97% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MW523 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00087944331018, 00319763443017, 00840046028756, 04718755047527, 08400460287560

Benq MW523

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