Benq MX661
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Benq MX661

A classic 13000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with good features and low running costs
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jun 2013
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Benq MX661 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MX661 as follows for Summary.
7 Reviews
Good Features
4 Years Old
£89 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 50?

It has not bad expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of £89 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
The MX661 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a carrying case
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Benq MX661 In-Depth Analysis


Good Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 80%.

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Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,105 user and expert reviews (including 276 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX661 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq MX661 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MX661's noise level of 34dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Benq MX661 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Benq MX661 of 6,500h is in the longest 18% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq MX661 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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The Benq MX661 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX661's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 40% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MX661 in June 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MX661 has an average running cost of £89 over 1 year based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj8f7733e


00000026966254, 00012303512173, 00014445505679, 00021111204897, 00088020699343, 00088037934796, 00132018210789, 00163121424619, 00168141610653, 00344388842068, 00682017418100, 00748434026844, 00792235695990, 00804067182484, 00840046027001, 00872182783893, 00898029657684, 00985913223268, 04718755041228, 08400460270012

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