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Benq TW523P

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Benq TW523P

£1,005.96
£657.48 £348 cheaper than 42 days ago
Benq TW523P
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A very cheap and critically acclaimed moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with very low running costs and great features
32dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Mar 2014
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BENQ 9H.JC277.14E PROJECTOR WXGA 3000LM BENQ TW523P [1] (Epitome ProGrade)
£657.48
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Benq TW523P Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Benq TW523P number 78 in 3D projectors and number 86 across all projectors.
97
Reviews
122 Reviews
91
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
3 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has outstanding expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 95%, based on 122 reviews. Epson data 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and good picture quality. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
The TW523P has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
World-Leading smarteco technology for a greener environment
SmartEco mode
LampSave mode
No source detected mode
0.5W in standby mode
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
Quick installation
EcoFACTS label

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Benq TW523P In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 100% from lite-magazin.de. This puts this multimedia projector in the top 4% of all the projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent User Reviews

TW523P owners on average rated this projector 90%. 48 reviewers (89% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

15 people wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five people wrote in their reviews that this projector was easy to setup and four people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Three people agreed that the Benq TW523P was noisy.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Seven people concluded that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

11 people who reviewed it considered that it was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Five owners who purchased the product thought it was good looking.

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

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Two owners agreed that it had good features.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £657.48 it is cheaper than 92% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £348 (35%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The TW523P is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TW523P is £59.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Benq projector has been on the market since March 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq TW523P of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 29% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq TW523's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 36% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq TW523P of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 63% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq TW523P supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq TW523P has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq TW523P of 4,500h is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 48% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq TW523P has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq TW523P of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 9% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq TW523P does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Benq TW523P is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The Benq TW523P is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Benq TW523P is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pro series uk9hjc27714e, pro series 9hjc27714e, pro series tw523p, projectors tw523p, benq tw523p

Barcodes:

00644535505946, 04718755049880, 04718755051531

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