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Benq SU917

£2,099.00
A 3 year old 7000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector with passable features but a price that represents fine value for money
7000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 36dB Jan 2015
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Benq SU917 Review

Released 3 years ago and with average features, we have ranked the Benq SU917 number 567 across all projectors.
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£129 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

Sony 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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £129 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big bulb power
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £1,246.98 at Ebuyer Business 24 hours ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Benq SU917 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 2,105 user and expert reviews (including 276 verified purchases), Benq has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has average features and is over 6 months old and at £2,099.00 it is more expensive than 71% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq SU917 and the United Kingdom price of £2,099.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,749.99 (£2,278.14).

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Features

Fairly Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The Benq SU917's bulb power of 340W is in the biggest 14% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SU917 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SU917 of 36dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 62% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SU917 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Benq SU917's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Benq SU917's service life of lamp of only 2,300h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 9% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Benq SU917 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in January 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on satisfactory energy prices we estimate that the SU917 will cost £129 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjct7735e
Barcodes 00840046030964, 04718755053665, 05054629182147, 08400460309644

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