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Benq W770ST Projector

£460.02
13000:1 WXGA (1280x720) 34dB Apr 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £91.82 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good quality
Good value for money
122 Reviews + 1 Award
Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at websites Trusted Reviews endorse this multimedia projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, avforums.com and projectorcentral.com the average expert rating of this Benq multimedia projector is 79 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

This Benq projector has an average owner rating of 89% based on 130 owner reviews. Over 87% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars.

Benq Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 1,989 expert and owner reviews (including 66 verified purchases), Benq has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Benq also has good ratings specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Video

HD-Ready

The Benq W770ST is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq W770ST does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the W770ST will cost £92 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 80 projectors of this age and spec.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq W770ST does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also do not have a DVI port.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Eight people who reviewed it reckoned that it was noisy. Two years ago Mrbigweed said on Amazon “The fan noise is barely audible” and scored it 7 stars. Nick Lockyear mentioned “Slightly noisy” in his Benq W770ST review and rated it 7 stars. Tom mentioned on Amazon “Picture is excellent, problem is that the fan is noisy”.

Six owners who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Amazon Customer gave this projector a score of 6 stars and said in their review of this projector “It's quieter than I expected, easy to use”. Two years ago Alex mentioned “When the room is silent we can hear it.” in his review of this projector. Three years ago Jon he mentioned in his review of this projector “Such a good deal on this offer! Great picture in hdmi at 100 inches, fan is much quieter than my Optoma I had”.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq W770ST has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the Benq W770ST has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 34dB noise level projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq W750 (£427.98).

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Benq W770ST has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W770ST has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Projector

Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq W770ST has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector do not have a zoom capability.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors of this age and spec range from 800 ANSI lumens to 4,200 ANSI lumens. The Benq W770ST has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including the Benq W750 (£427.98) which has better reviews.

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WXGA (1280x720) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq W770ST is WXGA (1280x720). That's 56% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq W770ST has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

There are a number of other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Benq W750 (£427.98).

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Twenty-three people who bought the product thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Newegg.com wrote “I never got around to buying any glasses and I didn't buy this projector for the 3D capability” in their review of this projector. Newegg.com also said “The only area of this projector that I have not tested is 3D” in their review. Myles J Fitzpatrick scored the product 8 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Just remember you need to buy active 3d glasses separate”.

Good Picture Quality

Sixteen customers thought the product had good picture quality. Thomas James Brydon scored the product 9 stars and he mentioned “Excellent picture quality for the price!” in his review of the Benq W770ST. Toplad gave it a score of 9 stars and wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon “Fantastic picture quality for a budget projector better than most tvs”. An anonymous reviewer wrote two years ago “Image quality is superb” in her review of the Benq W770ST and rated it 8 stars.

Five owners who bought this projector reckoned that it had good colour saturation. In April last year Robert.a.rowley gave it a rating of 6 stars and wrote on Amazon “The colours are good” in their review of the Benq W770ST. Two years ago Robert rated it 6 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “So when I plugged this in I was immediately taken by how much clearer the image was and how vivid the colours appeared”. Bluepie wrote “Good clarity and bright colours” and rated this projector 8 stars.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching movies. Phil Uk mentioned two years ago “Loud enough so in edge cases can be used even for movies or console gaming - Great throw ratio”. Alex mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon “Perfect for movies”.

One owner who purchased the product thought it was good for playing games on. One customer wrote that it had clear images. Bill mentioned in his review of this projector “I found the image clarity to be excellent” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

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Good High Def TV

Eleven people mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Mr B N Armstrong gave it a rating of 7 stars and he mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon “I own a high end 40" full hd 3d Sony TV”. Mr B N Armstrong also wrote “Great way to enjoy hd and 3d content is impressive” in his review. Two years ago Jack wrote on Amazon “Can project a 150" full HD picture from only 3 meters away” in his review of this projector.

Good Remote Control

Two people wrote in their reviews that this projector had a good remote control. Mr. P. J. Foster wrote “Setup instructions from the manual were well set out and after a few attempts with the remote, found it fairly easy to get the keystone” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Mr B N Armstrong gave this projector a score of 4 stars and he wrote “Make sure they are 144hz compatible (sainsonic are the ones I bought £25 for 2pairs) The only gripe I have with the projector is the remote” in his review of this projector.

Good for Ceiling Mounting

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was good for ceiling mounting. Newegg.com wrote “Able to be ceiling mounted” in their review of this projector.

Good Sound Quality

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. S C wrote in their review of this projector “Best to have external audio device connected” and rated the product 7 stars. Three years ago Cornwallnick rated it 4 stars and said in their review of this projector “Bonus - surround sound turned up”. Amazon Customer said in their review of this projector on Amazon last year “Only downside is the sound”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this projector had good technical guidance. Morgon wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon “Second benq display and again very pleased - help for new buyers in my review”.


Features

Good Features

Three customers said in their reviews that the product had good features. Newegg.com said “Great price for the features listed” .


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. Alan B. said “If inactive it will turn off to save energy too” in his review of the Benq W770ST.

Good Battery Life

One customer who bought it said that it had a good battery life. Badger39 said two years ago “Oh and it can do presentations as it has an internal battery and a speaker.” in their review of this projector.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer who bought this projector thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Mr B N Armstrong gave it a score of 7 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Connectivity is good on this projector, supporting two hdmi inputs, s-video, VGA, component, composite” in his review of this projector.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Mr B N Armstrong wrote on Amazon three years ago “Its a little bit small for my chunky digits and it could had backlit buttons”. Phil Uk said “No rainbow effects, no artefacts - Great lamp power, 4m diagonally projection during beautiful english day (heavy rain) is just fine” and rated it 7 stars.

One owner who purchased the Benq W770ST wrote that it was lightweight. Dr. M. Clayton said “It's easy to use, lightweight” in their review of this projector.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Fourty-eight owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Newegg.com wrote “Reasonably priced IMO” however despite that they gave it a score of 1 stars. Trustedreviews.com gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews “What is the BenQ W770ST? The W770ST is the latest in a long line of startlingly affordable home entertainment projectors from BenQ” in their review of this projector. Projectorcentral.com wrote “The BenQ W770ST is an inexpensive living room projector with solid image quality that's perfect for gaming or portable use” and scored it 7 stars.

Two people who purchased this projector reckoned that it was expensive. Two years ago Supanova gave it a rating of 8 stars and said on Amazon “If this is the cheapest projector out of a selection of similar spec projectors, or even slightly more expensive, I'd advise to still go for this BenQ” in their review of the Benq W770ST. Elena Miltseva said in her review of this projector “Works fine, quality is good, especially for such a price, in Russia it is much more expensive than here”.

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Design

Easy to Use

Thirteen customers who bought this projector thought it was easy to setup. Mr. P Le Page mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Clear picture, easy to setup and good features” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Three years ago Mr B N Armstrong mentioned in his review of the Benq W770ST on Amazon “It was very easy to set up and from a distance of 3m I'm getting crystal clear 720p hd 91" images” and rated it 8 stars. Uche said in their review of this projector “Absolutely brilliant, easy to set up and the 3d is better than that of my local cinema! Daylight performance is great” and rated it 8 stars.

Seven people considered that it was easy to use. Mikey 2008 gave it a rating of 8 stars and said on Amazon “Easy control panel”. Mr B Cronshaw mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Good picture for the price easy to use” and gave it a score of 8 stars. A. Sloggett said on Amazon in April last year “Great picture, easy to use, definately recommended” and rated it 8 stars.

Four customers who bought this projector considered that it was easy to use the menus. Morgon said “The out of the box settings are perfect unless you are into calibrating”. Morgon also wrote “Most reviews (not on amazon) confirm the out of box settings are near on perfect for its limits” in their review. Two years ago S C gave the product a rating of 6 stars and wrote “These are the settings that work for me”.

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Good Quality

Thirty-five owners reckoned that the Benq W770ST was good quality. Newegg.com mentioned “The overall picture and quality of this projector is really amazing”. Mrbigweed said “Amazing value and quality”. Two years ago Myles J Fitzpatrick said in his review of this projector “Excellent picture quality, fail to see how 1080p could be any better”.

Good Looking

Seven customers concluded that this projector was good looking. Newegg.com mentioned “Very nice looking hardware” in their review of this projector nonetheless they only rated it 20 out of 100. Badger39 mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The colorful big screen fast action and very visually contrasting elements and scenes in these movies, I suspected would test it's metal” and gave it a score of 6 stars. Cornwallnick gave it a rating of 8 stars and wrote on Amazon three years ago “Pretty good picture straight out of the box”.

One owner who reviewed the Benq W770ST thought it was smooth. Mr Jamie M Robinson said on Amazon “Was amazed when i first powered this up, image was clean clear and moving objects very smooth” in his review of the Benq W770ST.

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Well Made

Six customers who purchased the Benq W770ST said that it was well made. Newegg.com said “I have a custom build projector screen that I build using Blackout Cloth”. Mr B N Armstrong mentioned three years ago “It also has a built in 10w speaker.”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “It's got built in speakers, which don't product great sound.” in their review of the Benq W770ST.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq W770ST is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years also are ceiling mountable.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04718755043819, 05054484485360, 05054533485365

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