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Benq MX570 Projector

£378.99
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB Mar 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £93.42 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Good technical features
Good size
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website PC Mag scored this Benq projector 70 out of 100.

Benq Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,984 expert and user reviews (including 65 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has good ratings specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 95% of those that bought a Benq multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed it said that it was good value for money. Pcmag.com rated it 4 stars and wrote “Performance in a bright, modestly priced XGA data projector”.


Features

Good Technical Features

A few customers who purchased the product agreed that it had good features. Expert review site Pcmag.com rated the product 70 out of 100 and mentioned “The BenQ MX570 ($529) offers a good feature set”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Benq MX570 reviewer said in their reviews that this projector was lightweight. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag last year “It's bright, lightweight” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.


Good Sound Quality

One Benq MX570 reviewer said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. In October last year Pc Mag gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Strong sound system”.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The MX570 is typical compared to the other 81 multimedia projectors of a similar age and type that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the MX570 is £94.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in March 2015.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX570 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at including the MS619 (£403), or the MW526 (£348.69) both from Benq or the Optoma DX346 (£369) which all of have better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector, the Benq MX570 does not support full HD.

It is worth considering other multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the TW526E (£319.98), or the MW820ST (£300) both from Benq or the Acer S1283.

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Projector

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector the projector brightnesses range from 800 ANSI lumens to 4,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX570 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available that you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the TW526E (£319.98), or the MW526 (£348.69) both from Benq.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MX570 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

We compared all the other 33dB noise level multimedia projectors to this projector and we think the MS504 (£415.45), the MS619 (£403), and the MW526 (£348.69) all from Benq which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MX570 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Benq MX570 has an Ethernet LAN, unlike most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this projector which do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MX570 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX570 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector, the Benq MX570 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

Across all the multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago the bulb powers range from 190W to 310W. At only 190 Watts, the Benq MX570 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjcs7714e, code 9hjcs7714e, benq 9rthza00, benq 9rthzs00
Barcodes 00840046030957, 04718755053658, 05054484671398, 05054533671393

Benq MX570 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq MX570 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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