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Benq SW916

67

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Benq SW916

£1,781.60
Benq SW916
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f1cd.ru Recommended
A good spec but 4 year old fairly noisy 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only average value for money
42dB 1280 X 800 7500:1 Yes Feb 2014
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Benq SW916 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Benq SW916 number 814 in 3D projectors.
53
Value for Money
Average
74
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£98 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has received a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru. Epson data projectors 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 projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £98 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Louder than average noise level
Does not support full HD

Benq SW916 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this data projector. This was from F1cd.ru who gave it an "Recommended".

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £1,781.60 it is in the most expensive 20% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq SW916 and the United Kingdom price of £1,781.60 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,595.00 (£2,212.42).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the SW916 is £98 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in February 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SW916 of 42dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 98% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq SW916 of 7,500 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 40% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq SW916's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 81% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Benq SW916 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq SW916's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 50% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SW916 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq SW916 of 350W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 89% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq SW916 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq SW916 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

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04718755047817, 05054629789186

Benq SW916

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