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Benq SH963

67

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Benq SH963

£4,999.99
Benq SH963
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A fully featured but 4 year old fairly noisy 1080p data projector, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
41dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 8300:1 No Aug 2013
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Benq SH963 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Benq SH963 as follows:
52
Value for Money
Average
80
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Age
4 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£220 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 projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £220 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 6% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

Benq SH963 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The SH963 is one of the less economic to run projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the SH963 is £220.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since August 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SH963 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Benq SH963's noise level of 41dB is louder than 97% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq SH963 of 8,300 is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq SH963's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 91% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SH963 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq SH963 of only 2,000h is shorter than 96% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SH963 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq SH963 of 350W is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SH963 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj8c7715e

Barcodes:

00840046026394, 04718755039546

Benq SH963

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