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Benq SP840

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Benq SP840

Benq SP840
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A fully featured and classic moderate noise level 1080p projector, with average running costs
38dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 3000:1 No Jan 2013
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Benq SP840 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Benq SP840 as follows:
80
Reviews
3 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has excellent user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 60%. 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Benq projector has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Light-On learning for large-size space
Premium full HD
BrilliantColor performance
Customize with 3d color management
4000 ANSI lumens
3000:1 contrast ratio
Comprehensive connectivity with dual HDMI
Remote maintenance with crestron roomview

Benq SP840 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 40% from Expert Reviews. Multimedia projector experts don't rate this Benq projector very highly.

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Very Good Brand

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

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The SP840 has an average 5 year running cost of £110 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in January 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SP840 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SP840 of 38dB is in the loudest 13% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq SP840 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 26% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

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. The projector brightness of the Benq SP840 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 72% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Benq SP840 of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 5% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SP840 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SP840 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq SP840 of 300W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 80% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SP840 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

02002706642001, 07330381844898

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