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Benq PW9500

73

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Benq PW9500

£541.12
£275.14 £266 cheaper than 56 days ago
Benq PW9500
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f1cd.ru Recommended
An affordable and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with satisfactory running costs
39dB 1280 X 800 2800:1 No Jan 2014
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Benq PW9500 Review

Representing very good value for money and with features, we have ranked the Benq PW9500 number 923 across all projectors.
78
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has received a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £170 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 9% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Ultra high resolution
Quick release lens change button
Hot swap lens change
Carrying handle
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
Interchangeable color wheel system
Independent 3d color management for six primary colors
HQV hollywood quality video image processing
Ultra high contrast ratio
Brighter than average projector brightness
Ultra high brightness
Vertical + 50%horizontal10%
Motorized horizontal/vertical lens shift
Motorized zoom and focus
360 tilt projection capability
Seven types of optional lens
EcoFACTS label
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Louder than average noise level

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £541.12 to £275.14 in the last 56 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Benq PW9500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this projector. This was from F1cd.ru who gave it an "Recommended".

Benq Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 2,379 expert and owner reviews (including 316 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £266 (49%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq PW9500 and the United Kingdom price of £275.14 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $3,999.00 (£5,546.21).

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PW9500 is £170, which makes it one of the more expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq PW9500 of 39dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 7% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq PW9500's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,800 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 22% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq PW9500's projector brightness of 5,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq PW9500 of only 2,000h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 96% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq PW9500 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 77% of projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq PW9500 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq PW9500's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 22% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Benq PW9500 has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Benq PW9500 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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04718755049590

Benq PW9500

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