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Benq MX766

65

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Benq MX766

Benq MX766
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, with low running costs
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 No Jan 2013
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Benq MX766 Review

With very good reviews and features, we have scored the Benq MX766 as follows:
74
Reviews
1 Review
71
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Epson data projectors 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 £82 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia 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:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Upper lamp door for easy lamp access
Microphone input support
Thoughtful teaching template design
PC-Less teaching
LAN display
Instant restart
USB camera for easy classroom monitoring
LAN control with crestron and pj-link
Kensington lock to discourage theft
0.5W in standby mode
Brighter than average projector brightness
Audio pass through
No source detected mode
SmartEco mode
Eco blank mode
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
Projection perfect for every occasion
EcoFACTS label
Louder than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

Benq MX766 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

Expert review site IT Reviews.com scored this projector 60%. Experts don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the MX766 will cost £82 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX766 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MX766 of 38dB is louder than 86% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Benq MX766's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 34% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MX766 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 31% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Benq MX766 of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 89% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX766 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX766 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Benq MX766 of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX766 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX766 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq mx766

Barcodes:

00021112588514, 00080850115901, 00132017738970, 00163120857722, 00168141609602, 00172302797138, 00740617068832, 00840046024864, 08400460248646

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