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Benq MX723 Projector

£614.84
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 35dB May 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £103.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Audio is on the soft side
Loud audio
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector received a rating of 70 out of 100 from expert review website PC Mag.

Good Brand

Based on 1,989 user and expert reviews (including 66 verified purchases), Benq has good reviews for its projectors. Benq also has good reviews specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 95% of those that bought a Benq data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner considered that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Picture Quality

Four people wrote in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality. Expert website Pcmag.com said “The BenQ MX766 projector delivers more than acceptable data image quality, with a bright enough image to stand up to ambient light in a mid- to large-size conference room” yet they scored the product 65.808969773643 out of 100.

Audio is On the Soft Side

Three people who bought it reckoned that it did not have good sound quality. Pc Mag wrote “Audio is on the soft side”. Pc Mag also wrote “Though audio was loud, quality could have been better” in their review. Pc Mag also mentioned “Sound suitable for only a small room or a little larger” in their review.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Four years ago Pc Mag said “Loud audio”.

Loud Audio

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Four years ago Pc Mag said “Loud audio”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX723 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to look at including the MW632ST (£534.00), or the MW571 (£519.02) both from Benq or the Acer S1283Hne (£507.00) which has better reviews.

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Projector

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

At 3,700 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX723 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector. The projector brightnesses of projectors of a similar type and age to this projector range from 3,000 ANSI lumens to 4,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Benq MX723 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MX723 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The Benq MX723 has a fairly loud noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector. The noise levels of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this data projector range from 28dB to 38dB, and the average noise level is 33dB.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Benq MX723 has a carrying case. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX723 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Very Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector range from 190W to 260W. When compared to other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector that we have assessed, the Benq MX723's bulb power of 260 Watts is one of the biggest.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Benq MX723 has one of the shortest service life of lamps amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Multimedia projectors of this type and age have service life of lamps of between 2,000h and 5,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,900h.

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Design

Good Video Quality

Seven owners thought it was good quality. Pc Mag mentioned in their Benq MX723 review “Very good video quality” . Pc Mag also mentioned “Good data and video image quality” in their review. Pc Mag also wrote “Scores well for data image quality” in their review.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX723 does not support full HD. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector also do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider including the MW571 (£519.02), the MH684 (£691.49), or the MX631ST (£492.41) all from Benq which also has a higher rating.

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Price

Not Cheap

The cheapeast data projectors of a similar age and spec that we found costs £206 and the most expensive costs £889. We think that this 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector looks expensive for a multimedia projector of a similar age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector, the Benq MX723 does not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in April 2017.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the MX723 is £104 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 27 multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjcv7733e
Barcodes 00840046030971, 04718755053672, 05052185037505, 05054629684672

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