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Benq SU917

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Benq SU917

£1,246.98
Benq SU917
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A fully featured but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with low running costs and a fair price
36dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 7000:1 Yes Jan 2015
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Benq SU917 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Benq SU917 number 390 in 3D projectors and number 671 across all projectors.
70
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

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 £79 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Diversified options for control, manage and display
No source detected mode
SmartEco mode
Eco blank mode
Power saving, eco friendly
Supports various 3d formats
HDMI interface
Instant restart
Upper lamp door for easy lamp access
MHL connectivity
Untethered control with wireless display
LAN display
Quick installation
Brighter than average projector brightness
Corner fit correction
2D keystone correction
Big zoom for extra projector installation flexibility
Installation friendly or installatioundern flexibility
Independent 3d color management for six primary colors
High contrast ratio
5000 ANSI lumens
Brilliant image performance
It's time to keep the lights on at large venue
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
0.5W in standby mode

Benq SU917 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 data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,246.98 it is in the most expensive 28% of projectors.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the SU917 is £79 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2015.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Benq SU917 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SU917 of 36dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 65% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq SU917's contrast ratio (typical) of 7,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 60% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq SU917 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 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 SU917 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Benq SU917 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq SU917 of only 2,300h is shorter than 92% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SU917 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq SU917 of 340W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SU917 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjct7735e

Barcodes:

00840046030964, 04718755053665, 05054629182147, 08400460309644

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