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Benq MX612

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Benq MX612

Benq MX612
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A classic and economical to run quiet SVGA multimedia projector, with good features
29dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 5000:1 No Jan 2014
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Benq MX612 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MX612 as follows:
82
Reviews
1 Review
73
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £70 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.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Your very own 3d home entertainment
Exclusive aspherical lens design for the ultimate short-throw projection
Dual 3d projection options to double the fun
Everything you need to enjoy hassle-free set-up and seamless connectivity
10W microphone audio powe r
HDMI connectivity
Convenient USB reader projection
Hassle-Free usb/wireless display set-up
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Benq MX612 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This projector received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site parentesis.com.

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Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 2,379 expert and owner reviews (including 316 verified purchases), Benq has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MX612 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the MX612 is £70.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MX612 in January 2014.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Benq MX612 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Benq data projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq MX612 of only 29dB is quieter than 88% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MX612 of 5,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 37% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq MX612 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 83% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq MX612 of 4,500h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 48% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX612 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX612 has a handheld remote control. 81% of 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 bulb power of the Benq MX612 of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX612 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX612 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

9hj417714e, mx612st

Barcodes:

04718755022814

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