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Benq MW705 Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Oct 2015
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Present Wirelessly and Professionally Brilliantly powerful yet simple to use, BeQ MW705 business projector turns your bright ideas into effective presentations. Its sleekly modern design quietly... More
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14 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Multimedia projector expert review website PC Mag scored this data projector 70%.

A Best Selling Projector

The MW705 is a popular choice of data projector according to sales data from Amazon.

Benq Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors manufactured by Benq have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors) and found that Benq also has good reviews across its entire range.

Easy to Use

One Benq MW705 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Benq MW705 was easy to setup. Bevin said in their Benq MW705 review on Amazon “Super easy to set-up”. One Benq MW705 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use.

Good Size

One Benq MW705 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good size. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Benq MW705 this month “Love the landscape proportions!”.

Supports Full HD

The Benq MW705 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the MW705 do not support full HD.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available that you might want to look at including the Benq MX631ST[plb_3089359_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this data projector to all the other data projectors with a full HD and we think the Benq MW571[plb_3402568_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MW705 supports 3D. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the MW705 also support 3D.

We compared all the other projectors which support 3D to this data projector and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq MX631ST[plb_3089359_price] is also worth considering.

Other projectors which also support 3D that you might also want to consider include the MW571[pl_3402568_price], or the MW632ST[pl_3028640_price] both from Benq.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MW705 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the MW705 also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq MX631ST[plb_3089359_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the MW571[pl_3402568_price], or the MW632ST[pl_3028640_price] both from Benq.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MW705 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest amongst similar spec data projectors that came out around the same time as the MW705. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors that are a comparable age to the MW705 is 3,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 4,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Benq MW705 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the MW705. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this multimedia projector.

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution amongst all multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the MW705.

The worst supported resolution across similar types of projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports Three Video Colour Modess

The number of video colour modes supported by the Benq MW705 is more than most projectors of this age and spec. This data projector supports a Cinema video colour modes, which is the most commonly supported video colour modes supported by projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW705. The video colour modess "Dynamic" and "sRGB" are also supported by this projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago only have one HDMI ports quantity, however the Benq MW705 has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 31dB to 38dB. At only 31 decibels, the Benq MW705 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released one year ago.

Alternative multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Benq MW632ST[plb_3028640_price] (33dB).

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One Benq MW705 reviewer who purchased it considered that it did not have clear images. Bevin said on Amazon in December “This projector had no issue projecting a crisp, clear image w/ hardly any color loss” in their review of the Benq MW705.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year, the Benq MW705 does not support wi-Fi.

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Running Costs Are High

The MW705 has an average running cost of £116 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 23 projectors of this type and age.

Very Small Offset

The Benq MW705 has one of the smaller offsets (only 100 percent) amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the MW705 have offsets of between 100% and 130%, and the average offset is 120%.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year is 2W and the highest is 20W. The Benq MW705 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released one year ago.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors that were released more than a year ago is 3,800h, and the service life of lamps range from 2,500h to 5,000h. At only 3,000 hours, the Benq MW705 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the MW705.

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Quite High Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The power consumption (economy mode)s of data projectors that have been on the market for more than a year range from 190W to 340W, and the average power consumption (economy mode) is 230W. The Benq MW705 has one of the higher power consumption (economy mode)s (261 Watts) amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

When compared to other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year that we have checked, the Benq MW705's power consumption (PowerSave) of 261 Watts is one of the highest. Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released one year ago the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 200W to 270W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Benq MW705

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this multimedia projector was released.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Video Colour Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
17 March 2016

Bright enough for a midsize room and light enough to carry easily, the BenQ MW705 projector will be of particular interest to anyone who wants to take advantage of its hidden compartment for a...

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 25 October 2016 by Vencot D.
(Verified Purchase)

I love this Projector! images are sharp and bright! vids are brilliant! awesome product.

Reviewed 20 June 2016 by Bevin
(Verified Purchase)

Our small church purchased this as an upgrade to a 12ish year old projector that finally broke down. This was well worth the investment. Our church has windows all around, there's no escaping the... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2016 by Lisa Mayer
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 24 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very clear picture even with VGA connection. Love the landscape proportions!

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £112.17
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £115.86
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0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hjec7713, benq mw705, 9hjec7713e, benq 720p0, benq p230998, benq p235329, benq 1280x800, benq p230998p, benq p235329p, code 9hjec7713, benq 9hjec7713, code 9hjec7713z, benq 9hjec7713e, benq 9hjec7713z, benq 3d9hjec7713, benq 3d9hjec7713z, special 9hjec7713, benq 900000291643, special 9hjec7713e
Barcodes 00840046033170, 04718755060496, 04718755063718, 05054629899571, 08032976103920

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