Benq TH682 vs Benq W1080
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Benq TH682

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

Benq TH682

£697.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
59
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
32dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 32dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Sep 2014
31dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 31dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Sep 2014
Benq TH682

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

Benq TH682

£697.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
59
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
32dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 32dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Sep 2014
31dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 31dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Sep 2014

Top Prices

Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Bax-Shop UK
£697.00
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BENQ TH682ST FULL HD 1080P 3D DLP 13000_1 CONTRAST SHORT THROW PROJECTOR (Brand new, unopened) - on
£713.63
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Novatech
BenQ TH682ST 3D Ready DLP Projector - 1080p - HDTV - 16:9
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£742.18
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Reasons For

Benq TH682 Benq W1080
3 Reasons For
Brighter Projector Brightness
Benq TH682 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Benq W1080 (2,200 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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13% Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Benq TH682 has a service life of lamp of 4,000h. That's 500h longer than the Benq W1080 (3,500h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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£28 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Benq TH682 only costs £56 to run over five years whereas the Benq W1080 costs £85 to run (50% more).
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2 Reasons For
Quieter Noise Level
The Benq W1080 is a 31dB projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Benq TH682 (32dB).

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

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Bigger Bulb Power
Benq W1080 is 240W lamp power, but the Benq TH682 is only a 210W lamp power projector (30W smaller).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Benq TH682 Benq W1080
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6 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star hardware.info: Bronze Award Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated projectorreviews.com.au: Recommended Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Benq TH682 Benq W1080
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
11 reviews
4 stars
11 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Benq TH682 Benq W1080
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
71 reviews
4 stars
28 reviews
3 stars
7 reviews
2 stars
9 reviews
1 star
10 reviews

Date Released

Benq TH682 Benq W1080
42 months old 42 months old

Key Features

Noise Level

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Benq TH682
Benq
TH682
7 trees 0.28 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Benq W1080
Benq
W1080
11 trees 0.42 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Noise Level 32dB 31dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode) 28dB 28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
 
 
 
Projector Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
10000:1
 10000:1
10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Brightness 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
2,200 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Ratio
1.2:1
 1.2:1
1.2:1
 1.2:1
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Lamp Power (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 5,000W
Lamp 1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 8,000h
BEST
5,000h
Bulb Power 210W 240W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp 4,000h
BEST
3,500h
 
 
 
Lens System Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Offset 105% 105%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Benq TH682 Benq W1080
RS-232 Port 1 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Audio (L,R) Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 2
BEST
HDMI Port 1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port 2
BEST
1
 
 
 
Storage Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Benq TH682 Benq W1080
RMS Rated Power 10W 10W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 280W
BEST
353W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 230W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption 315W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Weight 2.8kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height 105mm 104mm
Depth 248mm 244mm
Width 312mm 312mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Benq TH682 Benq W1080
Cables Included
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC

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