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Benq MX660P Projector

5000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £102.87 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are low
Benq has good reviews for its multimedia projectors
Does not support full HD

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The MX660P is in the cheapest 15% of all 68 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the MX660P will cost £103 over 1 year to run.


Reviews

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Multimedia projectors from Benq have an average rating of 87%, which is in the top 24% of all multimedia projector manufacturers that we have analysed.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in August 2012.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX660P has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider including the Epson PowerLite W16 which has better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX660P does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX660P is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector is 2,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 6,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX660P has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Hitachi CP-TW3003 (£103.76) (3,300 ANSI lumens).

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Benq MX660P has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX660P has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq MX660P does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MX660P has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Benq MX660P has a quite quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age. The noise levels of projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector range from 29dB to 48dB.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The Benq MX660P has a quite small bulb power (only 210 Watts) compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector. Across all the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago the bulb powers range from 190W to 400W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq mx660p
Barcodes 00840046022914

Benq MX660P Review Sources

To prepare this Benq MX660P 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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Hitachi CP-TW3003

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