Benq SX914


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Benq SX914

Benq SX914
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A classic and fully featured moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 6500:1 Yes Apr 2015
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Benq SX914 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq SX914 number 688 in 3D projectors.
4 Reviews
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Epson projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of £120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 2,026 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The SX914 has some great features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

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Benq SX914 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 2,342 user and expert reviews (including 312 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good reviews. 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 SX914 is one of the least economic to run projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the SX914 will cost £120 over 5 years to run.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in August 2013.


Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq SX914 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Data projectors resolutions range 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 SX914 of 35dB is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 53% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq SX914's contrast ratio (typical) of 6,500 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 39% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq SX914 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 9% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. 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.

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Supports 3D

The Benq SX914 supports 3D. 59% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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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 Benq SX914's service life of lamp of only 1,500h is very short compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 98% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SX914 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SX914 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Benq SX914's bulb power of 350W is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq SX914 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj8k7715e


00042111334360, 00840046026462, 04718755031540, 08400460264622

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