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Benq SX914 Projector

6500:1 XGA (1024x768) 35dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £171.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
Benq has good reviews for its data projectors
Easy to use
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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Reviews

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Projectors manufactured by Benq generally have good reviews.


Design

Easy to Use

One customer said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Bluesdeluxe94 said in their review of this projector on Bhphotovideo.com “Love the ease of use of this projector”.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq SX914 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the SX914 in April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq SX914 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this data projector and we think the Gigabyte BRIX (£104.12), and the Viewsonic PLED-W800 (£519.02) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The Benq SX914 has a relatively standard projector brightness (6,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq SX914 is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

Projectors of this age and type have noise levels of between 34dB and 35dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At 35 decibels, the Benq SX914 has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other 6500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq SX914 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Benq SX914 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SX914 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 6500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of 6500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector is 1,500h, the longest is 2,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 1,900h. With a service life of lamp of only 1,500 hour, the Benq SX914 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Big Bulb Power

The Benq SX914 has a very big bulb power (350 Watts) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age. The smallest bulb power of projectors that were released more than two years ago is 300W, the biggest is 350W, and the average bulb power is 310W.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00042111334360, 00840046026462, 04718755031540, 08400460264622

Benq SX914 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq SX914 review we compared this projector to 2,059 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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