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Benq PU9730

70

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Benq PU9730

£6,682.45
Benq PU9730
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A good spec but 2 year old fairly noisy WUXGA projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only average value for money
41dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2800:1 No Mar 2016
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Benq PU9730 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Benq PU9730 number 958 across all projectors.
51
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
59
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 2,068 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Interchangeable color wheel
Offline cooling
Quick-Release button for lens swaps
Mechanical shutter
Convenient lamp & color wheel access
Intuitive operation and total ease of use
Advanced air-cooled projection
Solid-State heat-pipe cooling system
Eco-Conscious standby modes
Multi-Projector management via LAN (amx/crestron/pj-link )
Clear LED indicators
Integrated filtration
Dual-Lamp system for uninterrupted presentations
Hassle-Free maintenance and dependable reliability
High optical quality lens
Brighter than average projector brightness
Ultra high resolution up to WUXGA
Ultra high brightness up to 7000 lumens
Spectacular picture quality for captivating visual communication
Comprehensive built-in test pattern
Lens memory
HDBaseT advanced digital connectivity
360 rotation-capable projection
Motorized zoom, focus, and lens shift
Lens options and compatibility
Key features
Brilliant and reliable choice for large venue installation
Dual side handles
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Louder than average noise level

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Benq PU9730 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 2,424 user and expert reviews (including 344 verified purchases), Benq has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PU9730 is £160, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 2,068 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector was released in March 2016.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Benq PU9730 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Benq PU9730's noise level of 41dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 97% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The Benq PU9730's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,800 is lower than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq PU9730's projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq PU9730 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 76% of data projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq PU9730's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than 96% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. 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.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq PU9730 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 bulb power of the Benq PU9730 of 350W is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a DVI Port

The Benq PU9730 has a DVI port, unlike 90% of multimedia projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq PU9730 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjcy7726e

Barcodes:

00840046031077, 04718755053832

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