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benq mp515

benq mp515
alaScore 82

154 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews of benq mp515. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance. The price also gets good views. There are some critical comments about the size and image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the benq mp515 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Mike Joubert (

BenQ MP515 projector


BenQ's MP515 budget projector is worth looking at since it has both an above average contrast ratio and brightness.

Above average contrast and brightness, wall colour correction, two D-sub ports

SVGA resolution not that big, so-so lamp life

Mar, 2010

Product Specifications

BenQ has made improvements all around - from re-designing their color wheel for maximum noise and vibration absorption to creating a smoother airflow that enables exhaust fans to run at lower speeds. The BenQ advantage: sweet silence! MP515 boasts high contrast ratio with 2600:1. High contract ratios translate to razor-sharp detail definition and a broader range of subtle color differences, which makes text is sharper, cleaner, and easy to read and in turn grab audiences' attention and interest. A 2500 ANSI lumens projection lamp ensures great viewing even is location with ambient light. MP515 is ideal for small meeting room with under 25 people.


Bulb power:220
Service life of lamp:2000 / 3000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3000

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):20.9 - 23
Throw ratio:1.86 - 2.04:1


Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:2


Ethernet LAN: No

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3 / 4:3, 16:9
Audio input:Stereo Mini Jack
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):255 x 214 x 90 / 255 x 90 x 214
Lens focal range:2.55 - 2.65 / F=2.55 - 2.65
Power requirements:100 - 240 VAC / 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Video compatibility mode:NTSC, PAL, SECAM / NTSC, PAL, SECAM, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Horizontal scan range:31 - 92 / 31 - 92000
Noise Level:32
Vertical scan range:48 - 86

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1 / 1, 2


Power Consumption (Standby):1
Power consumption (typical):275


Contrast ratio (typical):2600:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-40 - 40
Number of Colours:16.78 million colours
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2500
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600)
Screen size compatibility:24 / 609.6 - 7620
Zoom ratio:1.1:1

Weight & Dimensions