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Benq MW851UST Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 33dB Aug 2012
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11 Reasons For

Benq Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

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

Supports 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years, the MW851UST supports 3D.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors which support 3D and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq MX600[plb_2024731_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MW851UST has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the MW851UST.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Benq MW851UST supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this projector). This multimedia projector also supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800 (WXGA). Across all similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the MW851UST the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the MW851UST 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 amongst all 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the MW851UST.

Amongst comparable types of projector the worst resolution is SVGA (800x600).

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the data projectors of this spec and age the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.5W. At 20 Watts, the MW851UST has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MW851UST.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years only have one number of built-in speakers, however the MW851UST has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Fairly Big Offset

The smallest offset of data projectors of this spec and age is 100% and the biggest is 160%. With an offset of 144 percent, the MW851UST has a quite big offset compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the MW851UST.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The MW851UST is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the MW851UST only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

Across all the comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MW851UST the bulb powers range from 190W to 310W. The MW851UST has a fairly big bulb power (230 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The quietest noise level (economic mode) of multimedia projectors of this age and spec is 26dB and the loudest is 38dB. The MW851UST has a fairly quiet noise level (economic mode) (only 27 decibels) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Most 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago do not support full HD. The MW851UST is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of a comparable age and type to the MW851UST do not support wi-Fi. The Benq MW851UST is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Very High Running Costs

The MW851UST has an average running cost of £107 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors of a similar spec and age.

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesss of data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MW851UST range from 800 ANSI lumens to 4,200 ANSI lumens. At only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the MW851UST has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the MW851UST.

If you are looking for a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Benq TW519[plb_1552764_price] (2,800 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the MW851UST have service life of lamps of between 2,000h and 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,600h. The MW851UST has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 3,500 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the MW851UST.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

At only 5,000 hours, the MW851UST has a quite short service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of multimedia projectors of this spec and age range from 3,000h to 10,000h.

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Very Heavy

The lightest 13000:1 contrast ratio projector that is a similar age to the MW851UST is 1.3kg heavy and the heaviest is 6.2kg. The weight of the MW851UST of 5.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq MW851UST

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MW851UST over four years ago.

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MW851UST has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Offset
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
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)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
Network Ready
Connectivity Technology
Aspect Ratio

Expert Reviews

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16 June 2012

Good picture quality and ease of use make this a great ceiling-mounted projector...

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.87
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £106.56
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq mw851, benq mw851u, benq p178622, benq mw851us, benq mw851ust, benq p178622p, benq 9hj4w7713, benq 9hj4w7714, benq 9hj4w7714e, benq 9hj4w7713e
Barcodes 04718755027888, 04718755037009

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