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Benq MX852UST Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Oct 2014
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A total classroom interactive solution, the MX852UST+ offers superior connectivity with ultra short-throw design, dual HDMI inputs and optional PointWrite interactivity. The 10000:1 ultra-sharp... More
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12 Reasons For

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Benq 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good reviews on average and across all projectors Benq is one of the better rated brands.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX852 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the MX852 also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq W1080[plb_1495063_price].

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Epson EB-570[plb_2237069_price], or the Infocus IN134[plb_2110030_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Benq MX852 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by data projectors of this spec and age. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this Benq projector. The resolution of all projectors of this spec and age ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 33 decibels, the Benq MX852 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors of this spec and age is 27dB, the loudest is 49dB, and the average noise level is 35dB.

There are a number of other 33dB noise level projectors currently available that you might want to look at including the W1080[pl_1495063_price], or the W1400[pl_1731595_price] both from Benq which has better reviews.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Infocus IN134[plb_2110030_price] (33dB).

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Very High RMS Rated Power

Across all the projectors of a comparable age and type to the MX852 the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 8.9W. When compared to other projectors of this age and spec that we have checked, the Benq MX852's RMS rated power of 20 Watts is one of the highest.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Benq MX852 is a two number of built-in speakers projector. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX852 have between one and two number of built-in speakerss.

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Very Big Offset

When compared to other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the MX852 that we have assessed the offset of, the Benq MX852's offset of 140 percent is one of the biggest. The smallest offset of 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the MX852 is 8% and the biggest is 150%.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Benq MX852 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors of this type and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MX852 have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Benq MX852 which has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Benq MX852 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX852 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very High Horizontal Synchronization (max)

The horizontal synchronization (max)s of multimedia projectors of this age and type range from 0.1kHz to 110kHz. With a horizontal synchronization (max) of 102 kilohertz, the Benq MX852 has one of the highest horizontal synchronization (max)s amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX852 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 3,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 6,700h. The Benq MX852 has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) (7,000 hours) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the MX852.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Support 3D

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the MX852 do not support 3D. The Benq MX852 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

Alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D that you might also want to look at include the Benq W1080[plb_1495063_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors that have been around for more than two years, the Benq MX852 does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support full HD including the W1080[pl_1495063_price], or the W1400[pl_1731595_price] both from Benq or the Optoma DH1017[plb_2104607_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Benq MX852 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the MX852 also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also support wi-Fi which you might want to consider including the Benq W1070+W[plb_3252509_price].

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This multimedia projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most frequently supported zoom ratio on projectors of this spec and age.

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Heavy

Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX852 the weights range from 360g to 54kg. With a weight of 5 kilograms, the Benq MX852 is one of the heavier 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the MX852 amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The Benq MX852 is a one audio (L,R) in multimedia projector.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

When compared to other multimedia projectors of this type and age that we have assessed, the noise level (economic mode) of the Benq MX852 of 39 decibels is one of the loudest. The average noise level (economic mode) of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MX852 is 30dB, and the noise level (economic mode)s range from 26dB to 40dB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Benq MX852

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the MX852 will cost £97 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 131 projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector was released over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX852 has a relatively typical projector brightness (3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the MX852.

Alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available that you might also want to look at include the Epson EB-955W[plb_2017457_price] which has better reviews; or the Epson PowerLite 99W[plb_2193326_price] which is cheaper.

If this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the Vivitek D966HD[plb_2358451_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MX852 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
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
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
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
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £96.63
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0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mx852u, mx852us, mx852ust
Barcodes 04718755031625, 04718755055010

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