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Benq TW519 Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 32dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Mar 2013
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Featuring a brightness of 2800 ANSI lumens, a high contrast ratio of 13000:1 and a WXGA resolution, the cost-effective and eco-friendly TW519 offers a stunning full-screen presentation with the... More
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14 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

A few customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Dave the Rave wrote in his Benq TW519 review on Amazon “Great value HD projector with awesome 3D capability”. Mr R E Maynard said in his review of the Benq TW519 on Amazon “I was looking for good value 3D projector the Benq TW 519 is it I feed it from a Sony blu ray 3Dplayer via its HDMI input”. Mr R E Maynard also wrote “I can say this projector best one at this price”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Several people reckoned that the Benq TW519 had a good 3D picture quality. Dave the Rave wrote on Amazon “The 3D is very effective (obviously you need 3D dlp active shutter glasses, sainsonic 144hz work fine” and scored the product very highly.

Good Brand

We checked 2,084 expert and user reviews for Benq data projectors and found that on average Benq has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has good ratings specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased the product thought it was quiet. Lb 1 said “The surround sound also makes the fan noise very quiet” in their review.

Good Product Quality

One Benq TW519 owner said that it was good quality. Mr R E Maynard gave the Benq TW519 a very good review score and he mentioned in his review of the Benq TW519 “The picture quality is excellent bright good contrast sharp”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought this projector thought it had good picture quality.

Robust

One person reckoned that the Benq TW519 was well made. Dave the Rave mentioned in his review of the Benq TW519 on Amazon “The built in speaker is weak”.

Good Support

One Benq TW519 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Four years ago Mr R E Maynard wrote in his review on Amazon “I like it having manual focus and zoom”.

Good High Def TV

One customer who bought this projector said that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Remote Control

One person who reviewed it thought it had a good remote control. Lb 1 wrote on Amazon three years ago “Here it comes! The only downside is the controller, when your watching in the dark it doesn't light up” in their review of the Benq TW519.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed it considered that it had a good experience.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq TW519 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Benq MX720[plb_1477160_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Benq TW519 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the TW519. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector. Across all 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago the best resolution is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and the worst is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The Benq TW519 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A WXGA (1280x800) projector native resolution is actually the best resolution across all projectors of this age and spec.

Across similar types of projector the worst resolution is SVGA (800x600).

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed the Benq TW519 considered that it did not have good sound quality. Lb 1 said on Amazon “Now for the sound! It's 2w speaker is crap! Sorry that's another bad point!” in their review of the Benq TW519.

Does Not Support 3D

The Benq TW519 does not support 3D, unlike most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago which support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq TW519 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the TW519 also do not support full HD.

Alternative data projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider include the Epson EH-TW5100[plb_2591283_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Benq TW519 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Benq TW519 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the TW519. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the TW519 is 800 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 4,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

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Heavy

The Benq TW519 is quite heavy (3.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the TW519. The weights of projectors of a comparable age and spec to the TW519 range from 1.3kg to 6.2kg, and the average weight is 2.8kg.

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Quite Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

The noise level (economic mode)s of data projectors that came out more than two years ago range from 26dB to 38dB. The Benq TW519 has one of the louder noise level (economic mode)s (30 decibels) amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq TW519

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the TW519 is £83, which is typical compared to the other 78 projectors of this age and spec.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this projector was released.

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 32 decibels, the Benq TW519 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the TW519.

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the MS517[pl_1463623_price] (32dB), or the MX819ST[pl_1552200_price] (32dB) both from Benq.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 1 January 2014 by LB 1

I had this projector as a Xmas present, and what a great projector!! If your looking to buy a 720p native cinema 3d experience, this is the best you will find by miles!! I couldn't believe that... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2013 by Mr R E Maynard
(Verified Purchase)

I was looking for good value 3D projector the Benq TW 519 is it I feed it from a Sony blu ray 3Dplayer via its HDMI input. The picture quality is excellent bright good contrast sharp. I like it... Read more…

Reviewed 30 August 2013 by DAVE THE RAVE
(Verified Purchase)

This WXGA projector is great if you are content with (native) 720p HD for movies etc. (with hardly visible black bands above & below the image due to native 16:10 aspect ratio but fully... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £78.52
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £82.21
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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