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Benq MX842UST

73

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Benq MX842UST

£862.60
Benq MX842
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A cheap and economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features
36dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Aug 2014
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PC World Business
BenQ MX842UST - DLP projector - 3D
£862.60
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BenQ MX842UST Dlp Xga Ultra Short Throw Projector - 3,000 lms
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£866.99
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BenQ MX842UST 3D Ready DLP Projector - 720p - HDTV - 4:3
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£890.74
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Paypal 24 months
Purchase price £866.99. APR 14.9%.
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- 24
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£1,007.91
£42.00*
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Ebuyer
Ebuyer
Pay4later 24 months
Purchase price £866.99. APR 18.9%.
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£1,029.79
£39.30*
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Novatech
Novatech
24 months credit
Purchase price £890.74. APR 19.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£1,096.98
£45.29*
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Ebuyer
Ebuyer
Pay4later 36 months
Purchase price £866.99. APR 18.9%.
- £86.70 - 36
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£1,114.96
£28.56*
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Novatech
Novatech
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Purchase price £890.74. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£1,204.18
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Novatech
Novatech
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Purchase price £890.74. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£1,204.18
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Paypal 12 months
Purchase price £866.99. APR 14.9%.
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£938.55
£78.21*
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Ebuyer
Ebuyer
Pay4later 12 months
Purchase price £866.99. APR 18.9%.
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£949.16
£71.87*
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Ebuyer
Ebuyer
Paypal 18 months
Purchase price £866.99. APR 14.9%.
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- 18
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£972.83
£54.05*
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Benq MX842 Review

Representing very good value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MX842 number 541 in 3D projectors and number 932 across all projectors.
74
Value for Money
Good
72
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £76 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very short service life of lamp

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £573.44 at Ebuyer Business 17 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Benq MX842 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £862.60 it is in the most expensive 49% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £289 (34%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MX842 has an average running cost of £76 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in August 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX842 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MX842's noise level of 36dB is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 62% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MX842 of 13,000 is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is higher than 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX842's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 36% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX842 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX842 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MX842's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX842 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The Benq MX842's bulb power of 240W is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 55% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX842 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq mx842ust

Barcodes:

00840046020798, 04718755053160, 05054533884915, 08400460207988

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