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Benq MX503

Benq MX503
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A good spec and very economical to run quiet XGA projector
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Sep 2012
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Benq MX503 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Benq MX503 number 806 in 3D projectors.
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Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
80
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report good product quality.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Eco blank mode
SmartEco mode
No source detected mode
Long lamp life at up to 6500 hours
Vivify your world with brilliantcolor
Stereoscopic 3d ready projection
EcoFACTS label
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Benq MX503 Video Reviews

Benq MX503 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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

Users Report Great Product Quality

Two people who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the MX503 will cost £67 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Benq projector was released in September 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX503 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MX503 of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is quieter than 81% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Benq MX503's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is in the highest 34% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MX503 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX503 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX503 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq MX503 of 4,500h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 54% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX503 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data 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 MX503's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 89% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq MX503 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX503 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX503 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

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00840046024734, 04718755035265

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