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Benq PW9520 Review
|Value for Money||
|1 Year Old|
|£219 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 42?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £219 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a DVI port
Quite big bulb power
Very short service life of lamp
Does not have a built-in speaker
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Benq PW9520 In-Depth Analysis
Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors
We checked 2,105 user and expert reviews (including 276 verified purchases) for Benq data projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £3,623.93 it is more expensive than 90% of projectors.
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Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the Benq PW9520 of only 2,500h is quite short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.
Has a DVI Port
The Benq PW9520 has a DVI port. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Benq PW9520 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other data projectors. 76% of projectors have a built-in speaker.
Quite Big Bulb Power
Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the Benq PW9520 of 280W is in the biggest 23% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Benq PW9520 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.
Fairly Loud Noise Level
The noise level of the Benq PW9520 of 39dB is quite loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 9% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.
1280 X 720 Resolution
The Benq PW9520 has a 1280 x 720 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x720). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq PW9520 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 11% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Released Over a Year Ago
This projector has been on the market since September 2015.
Running Costs Are High
The PW9520 is in the most expensive 7% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on passable energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PW9520 is £219.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||benq benqpw9520bun, benq 9hjdf7726e, benq p232796p, benq p230956p|