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39

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Benq PU9730

£6,719.98
A 1 year old 2800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with average features
2800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 41dB Mar 2016
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Benq PU9730 Review

Released 1 year ago but with mediocre features, we have ranked the Benq PU9730 number 20 across all projectors.
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Average Features
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16 Months Old
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£219 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £219 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 7% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big bulb power
Quite bright projector brightness
Quite loud noise level
Does not support full HD

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Benq PU9730 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 2,098 expert and owner reviews (including 275 verified purchases), Benq has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Benq also has very good ratings specifically for its data projectors compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Not Cheap

The price range of data projectors is from £106 to £17,495. We think that this Benq projector looks expensive compared to other data projectors.

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Features

Quite Loud Noise Level

When compared to other data projectors that we have assessed the noise level of, the Benq PU9730's noise level of 41 decibels is one of the loudest. The average noise level of data projectors is 34dB.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of data projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. At 350 Watts, the Benq PU9730 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq PU9730 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At 7,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq PU9730 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Benq PU9730 has a quite short service life of lamp (only 2,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq PU9730 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Has a DVI Port

The Benq PU9730 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq PU9730 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other data projectors which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since March 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PU9730 is one of the less economic to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the PU9730 will cost £219 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjcy7726e, benq p213467p
Barcodes 00840046031077, 04718755053832

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