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Benq MW826ST

£580.50
Benq MW826ST
84
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
85
Features
Fully-Featured
51
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
95
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Age
18 Months Old
92
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost WXGA average noise level data projector, with a great spec.
1280 X 800 (WXGA) 33dB High 3,400 ANSI Lumens Jul 2017
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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Benq MW826ST we calculated that there is a 71% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MW826ST number 54 in 3D projectors and number 84 across all projectors.

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Brand Rating
86
Features
96
Value for Money
83
Age
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84

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 84?

Benq is an excellent data projector brand.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £69 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 11% of all 1,482 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Multi-Touch & multi- screen drawing
Screen size adjustment
Centralized multiple display management
LAN control compatibility
Sharp details in dark scenes
Optimizing educational investment
Simple and convenient wireless dongle

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each projector by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the projector is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec projectors come to market, the older projectors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Quieter than average noise level
High contrast ratio
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in display
Has an Ethernet LAN
Average projector brightness
Average service life of lamp
Only 1280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power
Does not support full HD
Only 1280 X 800 (WXGA) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280x800, which is the most commonly found resolution on multimedia projectors. §.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level
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The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 54dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Benq MW826ST's noise level of only 33dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is quieter than 65% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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High Contrast Ratio

The Benq MW826ST has a higher contrast ratio than most multimedia projectors. This Benq projector has a High contrast ratio, whereas most projectors have a Medium contrast ratio. Across all projectors the worst contrast ratio is Very Low and the best is Ultra High. A contrast ratio of between 10,000 and 100,000:1.

A contrast ratio of between 10,000 and 100,000:1.

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Average Projector Brightness
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The MW826ST's projector brightness of 3,400 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 45% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D
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The Benq MW826ST supports 3D. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp
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The service life of lamp of the MW826ST of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 38% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The Benq MW826ST has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control
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The Benq MW826ST has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq MW826ST's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the smallest 21% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MW826ST does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-in Display

The Benq MW826ST has a built-in display, unlike 95% of multimedia projectors which do not have a built-in display.

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Has an Ethernet LAN
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The MW826ST has an Ethernet LAN, as do 53% of multimedia projectors.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A projector with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Benq MW826ST, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This projector is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Benq MW826ST Release Date

July 2017

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When Are Most New Benq Projectors Released?

The most common period for new Benq data projectors to be released in is between September and October.

The biggest month last year for new Benq multimedia projector releases was September, with 16 new Benq projectors released that month. Five new Benq projectors were released in March 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Benq data projector releases. In 2015 most new Benq projectors were released in October, with 11 new Benq projectors released that month.

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How Fast Do Benq Projector Prices Drop After Release?

Benq data projectors tend to depreciate faster than most projectors.

Most projectors drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Benq multimedia projectors drop in price by 8%. That means that on a typical Benq projector costing £1,525 you could save on average £118 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The MW826ST has an average 5 year running cost of only £69 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 11% of all 1,482 projectors.

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Electricity cost when on standby £4.08
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Total running cost over 5 years £69.12
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Benq MW826ST Specification

Key Features
Projector Native Resolution
Noise Level
Contrast Ratio
Software
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Performance
Noise Level (Economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Projector
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Colour Depth
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Focus
Fixed Focal Length
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-in Display
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Source
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (Network Standby)
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Other Features
F-Number (Relative Aperture)

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

mw826st

Barcodes

00840046036980, 04718755068904

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