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Benq SH960

Benq SH960
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A good spec but 4 year old fairly noisy 1080p projector, with OK running costs
41dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 3000:1 No Oct 2013
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Benq SH960 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Benq SH960 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £200 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Dual lamp ultra-brilliant projection
5500 ANSI lumen ultra high brightness
Full HD 1080p magnificence
3000:1 powerful contrast performance
Hollywood quality video (hqv ) processing
Horizontal & vertical lens shift for precise projector placement
1.5x big zoom ratio for enhanced installation flexibility
LAN control centralized projector management
Compatible with the most popolar LAN control settings
EcoFACTS label
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Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Benq SH960 Video Reviews

Benq SH960 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average 5 year running cost of the SH960 is £200 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in October 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SH960 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq SH960 of 41dB is in the loudest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The Benq SH960's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is in the lowest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq SH960's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 88% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq SH960 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SH960 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SH960 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Benq SH960's bulb power of 330W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 14% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The Benq SH960 is HD-Ready. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Benq SH960 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SH960 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq SH960 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of multimedia projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq sh960

Barcodes:

00022811271660, 00680951777253, 00840046022440

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