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Benq MX816ST

Benq MX816ST
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A fully featured 13000:1 XGA (1024x768) projector
36dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Oct 2013
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Benq MX816ST Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the Benq MX816ST as follows:
1
Value for Money
Not Currently for Sale
62
Features
5 Great Features
43
Age
3 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£96 Over 1 Year
27
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £96 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 80 new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
3D-ready
World-Leading smarteco technologyfor a greener environment
Eco blank mode
SmartEco mode
No source detected mode
Long lamp life at up to 5000 hours
LAN control with crestron and pj-link
Fairly loud noise level
Does not have a DVI port

Benq MX816ST In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 2,078 expert and owner reviews (including 72 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 multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the MX816ST is £96 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 80 new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in October 2013.

Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MX816ST has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the MX816ST has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 33dB, and the noise levels range from 26dB to 40dB. The Benq MX816ST has a fairly loud noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on recently released 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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3D-Ready

The MX816ST is 3D-ready, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The MX816ST has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The MX816ST has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other latest 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq MX816ST does not have a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX816ST has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other latest 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The MX816ST does not support full HD. Most of the other new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj737714e, benq mx816st

Barcodes:

04718755035906, 08400460250212

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