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Benq SH940

70

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Benq SH940

£2,098.97
Benq SH940
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An spectacularly high contrast ratio and classic moderate noise level 1080p projector, with satisfactory running costs and great features
36dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 50000:1 No Mar 2013
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Benq SH940 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Benq SH940 as follows:
83
Reviews
5 Reviews
55
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Age
5 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 67%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Benq projector has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Brilliant image quality for large-sized space
Premium full HD 1080p resolution
Hollywood quality video (hqv ) processing
Remote maintenance with crestron roomview
Big zoom for extra projector installation flexibility
Lens shift for extra room for minor miscalculations
0.5W in standby mode
EcoFACTS label

Benq SH940 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, IT Reviews.com and handyplex.de the average expert rating of this Benq data projector is 71%.

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Benq Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £2,098.97 it is in the most expensive 16% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq SH940 and the United Kingdom price of £2,098.97 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,750.00 (£2,427.43).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the SH940 is £100 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since March 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SH940 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SH940 of 36dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 65% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average 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 contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq SH940 of 50,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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 SH940 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 71% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SH940 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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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 service life of lamp of the Benq SH940 of only 2,000h is shorter than 95% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SH940 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq SH940 of 300W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 20% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SH940 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00151903606216, 00163120856688, 00657837095886, 00840046026387, 00898029656779, 04718755039539, 08400460263878

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