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Benq W1060 Projector

£399.96
5000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 31dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £93.90 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Very low running costs
Unacceptable noise level
22 Reviews + 1 Award
Expert Reviews Budget Buy
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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The W1060 has an average running cost of only £94 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors that have been available for more than two years.


Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at websites Expert Reviews thought that this data projector was great for its price and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this projector is 76% based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and tu.no.

Good Brand

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each multimedia projector brand. On average Benq data projectors have good reviews from experts and owners.


Price

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Expert Reviews highlighted in their review that this multimedia projector provided a good bang for your buck.

Great Price

Four customers concluded that it was good value for money. Website Homecinemachoice.com said in their review of this projector “Competitively priced”. They also mentioned “Great price” in their review. Six years ago expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of this projector “An excellent warranty and competitive price”.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners considered that this projector was noisy. Website Homecinemachoice.com said in their review of the Benq W1060 “Fans and colour wheel are noisy” but despite that they still rated it 80 out of 100. They also wrote “Some noise in the image” in their review.

Some Noise in the Image

Two owners considered that this projector was noisy. Website Homecinemachoice.com said in their review of the Benq W1060 “Fans and colour wheel are noisy” but despite that they still rated it 80 out of 100. They also wrote “Some noise in the image” in their review.


Good Picture Quality

Two people who reviewed this projector agreed that it had good picture quality.


Design

Great Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was good quality. Website Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “Great picture quality” in their review of this projector.

Great Design

Three people wrote that the product was well designed. Four years ago website Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Funky design”.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq W1060 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Benq W1060 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector do not support full HD.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since July 2012.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq W1060 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago is 6,000 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. When compared to other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector, the projector brightness of the Benq W1060 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq W1060 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Benq W1060 has a carrying case. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W1060 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq W1060 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Benq W1060 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The noise levels of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector range from 29dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 37dB.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq W1060 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector range from 190W to 400W. When compared to other projectors of this age and spec that we have checked, the Benq W1060's bulb power of only 190 Watts is one of the smallest.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The Benq W1060 has a fairly long service life of lamp (4,500 hours) compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years. The average service life of lamp of data projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector is 3,300h.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hj577727e
Barcodes 00840046022464, 04718755028847

Benq W1060 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq W1060 review we compared this projector to 2,071 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 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 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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