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Benq MX717 Projector

5300:1 XGA (1024x768) 35dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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3 Reasons For

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Benq is one of the better rated projector manufacturers according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all multimedia projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX717 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Benq MX717 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) data projector, which is the most common resolution supported by comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the MX717. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this data projector.

This projector's resolution (1600 x 1200 (UXGA)) is in fact the best supported resolution across all 5300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MX717.

A 640 x 480 (VGA) supported graphics resolutions is the worst supported resolution across comparable types of projector.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the MX717, the Benq MX717 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Benq MX717 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other 5300:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Low Number of Colours

The numbers of colours of similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MX717 range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 400M. When compared to other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX717, the Benq MX717's number of colours of only 1.07 million is one of the lowest.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Benq MX717 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity projector.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the MX717, the weight of the Benq MX717 of 3.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest. 5300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MX717 have weights of between 2.7kg and 3.8kg.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the Benq MX717 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the MX717. The RMS rated powers of multimedia projectors of this type and age range from 10W to 20W.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

Most projectors that were launched around the same time as the MX717 have one number of built-in speakers, including the Benq MX717 which has one number of built-in speakers.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Benq MX717

OK Running Costs

The MX717 has an average running cost of £132 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 5 projectors of this age and type.

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MX717 over four years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX717 has a fairly average projector brightness (4,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Benq MX717 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other 5300:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the MX717.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many 5300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Weight
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £127.55
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £131.24
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Benq MX717uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.65T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hj617714, benq 9hj617714a
Barcodes 00840046025601

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