Close
Benq MW821ST

71

Overall Score

Benq MW821ST

Benq MW821ST
10 Images + 1 Video

Loading image...
A fully featured and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
33dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Sep 2012
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Compare
Share on

Benq MW821ST Compare Cheapest UK Prices

Sorry, currently not available from shops in the United Kingdom.
Check international prices

Notify Me When Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Benq MW821ST Compare UK Used Prices

Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Benq MW821ST Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MW821ST number 625 in 3D projectors.
64
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Age
5 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £76 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.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Audio pass through
Upper lamp door for easy lamp access
LAN display
LAN control with crestron and pj-link
3D capability improvement
QDraw3 software (bundled with pointdraw 3.0 pen)
PointDraw 3.0 pen (optional)
0.5W in standby mode
Has a built-in speaker
Ultra-High contrast ratio
Long lamp life at up to 6500 hours
No source detected mode
Eco blank mode
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Has a handheld remote control
Supports 3D
EcoFACTS label

Benq MW821ST Video Reviews

Benq MW821ST In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 2,379 expert and user reviews (including 316 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia 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.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the MW821ST will cost £76 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

Calculate your own running costs

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in September 2012.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

What does "projector native resolution" mean? Less Edit

Average Noise Level

The MW821ST's noise level of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 39% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit

Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the MW821ST of 13,000 is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

What does "contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit

Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MW821ST's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 28% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

What does "projector brightness" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Speaker

The MW821ST has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit

Average Service Life of Lamp

The MW821ST's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 56% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

What does "service life of lamp" mean? Less Edit

Supports 3D

The MW821ST supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

Chart Hide Chart What is 3D? Less Edit

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The MW821ST has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

Chart Hide Chart What is a handheld remote control? Less Edit

Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq MW821ST of only 210W is smaller than 67% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

Chart Hide Chart What does "bulb power" mean? Less Edit

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the MW821ST does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

Chart Hide Chart What is full HD? Less Edit

Features Noise Reduction

The MW821ST features noise reduction, unlike 98% of projectors which do not feature noise reduction.

Chart Hide Chart What is noise reduction? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00163120650521, 00840046026479, 08400460264790

Benq MW821ST - Other Projectors Worth Considering

Better brand
Bigger bulb power
Wi-Fi
Best Available Price
Cherrywood AV 138.59

(3 reviews)
279.99
39% cheaper to run
1,000h longer service life of lamp
14% quieter noise level
Smaller bulb power
Best Available Price
CompAdvance 279.99

(37 reviews)
280.53
Cheaper to run by £22 over five years
Longer service life of lamp
200 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Best Available Price
Ebuyer Business 280.53
Better brand
£29 cheaper to run over five years
Longer service life of lamp
Best Available Price
Ebuyer Business 318.99

(1 review)
379.99
A lot bigger bulb power
A lot brighter projector brightness
2,000h shorter service life of lamp
Best Available Price
eBay 379.99
Better brand
Cheaper to run by £30 over five years
Longer service life of lamp
Best Available Price
9 to 5 Supplies 391.27
23% cheaper to run over five years
1,000h longer service life of lamp
Best Available Price
Projectorshop24 399.00
Cheaper to run by £31.49
Longer service life of lamp
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 409.56

Today's Best Projector Deals

9% Price Drop
{Epson EB-U05
£499.99
Was £550 (3 days ago)
Noise Level
37dB
Projector Native Resolution
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio
15000:1
27% Price Drop
{Benq MX825ST
£797.98
Was £1,094 (18 days ago)
Noise Level
33dB
Projector Native Resolution
1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio
20000:1
24% Price Drop
{NEC PA572
£1,919.98
Was £2,532 (35 days ago)
Noise Level
39dB
Projector Native Resolution
1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio
5000:1
23% Price Drop
{Epson EB-5530U
£2,003.98
Was £2,616 (23 days ago)
Noise Level
38dB
Projector Native Resolution
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio
15000:1
5% Price Drop
{Acer H6502BD
4 reviews
£597.33
Was £630 (69 days ago)
Noise Level
31dB
Projector Native Resolution
1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
20000:1
View More Projector Deals