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Benq PX9600

71

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Benq PX9600

£536.60
£275.14 £261 cheaper than 20 days ago
Benq PX9600
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A good value for money and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, with average running costs
39dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2800:1 No Feb 2014
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Benq PX9600 Review

Representing very good value for money, we have scored the Benq PX9600 as follows:
76
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector 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 multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
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
Has a handheld remote control
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
Louder than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

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Benq PX9600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £261 (49%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average running cost of the PX9600 is £170 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in February 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq PX9600 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq PX9600 of 39dB is louder than 94% of all 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 lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Benq PX9600's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,800 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq PX9600 of 5,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than 89% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Benq PX9600's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is very short compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq PX9600 does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq PX9600 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq PX9600 of 280W is in the biggest 22% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Benq PX9600 has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq PX9600 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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