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Benq MW526A Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 33dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £90.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Benq has good reviews for its multimedia projectors
Price drop of £32.44
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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Reviews

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 1,989 owner and expert reviews (including 66 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has good ratings specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 95% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The MW526A is typical compared to the other 27 multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the MW526A is £91.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MW526A has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper projectors such as the MW529 (£345.95), the TW529 (£329.98), or the MX507 (£277.98) all from Benq.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MW526A has a relatively average projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector.

We compared all the other 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projectors to this projector and we think the MW529 (£345.95), the TW529 (£329.98), and the Ms524A all from Benq which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MW526A is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A WXGA (1280x800) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution across all projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector.

The worst resolution across similar types of projector is SVGA (800x600).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MW526A has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector.

Other 33dB noise level data projectors currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper projectors such as the MX507 (£277.98), the MW529 (£345.95), or the TW529 (£329.98) all from Benq.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Benq MW526A features noise reduction, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MW526A has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Video

3D-Ready

The Benq MW526A is 3D-ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MW526A is ceiling mountable. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also are ceiling mountable.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector, the Benq MW526A does not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Benq MW526A has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq MW526A has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MW526A has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector is 210W, and the bulb powers range from 190W to 260W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Benq MW526A has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst projectors of this age.

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Other Projectors to Consider

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Acer U5320W vs Benq MW526A

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£ £0.00
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
One More Number of Built-In Speakers
50W Bigger Bulb Power
1dB Quieter Noise Level (economic Mode)
Hugely Heavier
2,000h Shorter Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Ricoh PJ WX4152N vs Benq MW526A

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£ 1,786.25 £0.00
A Little Lower Power Consumption During PowerSave
A Bit Brighter Projector Brightness
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port
1.1kg Heavier
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