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Benq SP870 Projector

£11,998.80
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) 36dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £163.44 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Pricey
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Good Brand

Benq data projectors have an average rating of 87 out of 100, which is in the top 24% of all data projector brands that we have looked at.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq SP870 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Benq SP870 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SP870 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Quite Big Bulb Power

The Benq SP870 has one of the bigger bulb powers (360 Watts) amongst 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The bulb powers of projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector range from 170W to 400W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector is 5,400h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Benq SP870 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age.

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Price

Pricey

We think this data projector looks expensive compared to other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec. The cheapeast projector of a comparable age and spec that we found costs £344 and the most expensive costs £11,999.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector, the Benq SP870 does not support full HD.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The SP870 is typical compared to the other 89 projectors that came out more than two years ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the SP870 will cost £164 over 1 year to run.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq SP870 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The Benq SP870 has a fairly standard noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9h0cg77q6e, benq 9j0cg77b5e, benq 9h0cg77q5e
Barcodes 00133211283969, 04718755018985, 04718755025365, 04718755196836, 04718755320088

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