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BenQ MS616ST

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of BenQ MS616ST. 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. People really like the noise and design. The usability and price also get good reviews, but there are some less positive reviews about the reliability.

image quality, price, usability, design, noise

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the BenQ MS616ST is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BenQ MS616ST

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of BenQ MS616ST from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the noise and design. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

image quality, price, usability, design, noise

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BenQ MS616ST Short Throw SVGA Home Theater Projector with HDMIBenQ MS616ST Short Throw SVGA Home Theater Projector with HDMI

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Tony Hoffman (pcmag.com)

BenQ MS616ST

 

The BenQ MS616ST provides an ample selection of connectivity choices for a low-priced short-throw projector.

Short throw. Low price for a short-throw projector. Good port selection. Can run presentations from a USB thumb drive. 3D capable. Optional WiFi adapter.

Unimpressive data and video quality. No carrying case.

The BenQ MS616ST offers multiple connectivity choices as a value-priced business or classroom data projector. It stumbles on image quality for both data and video, but if you need a data projector for a tight space and don't have much fine detail in...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Window Projector Traffic Jam (buydig.com)

Great for Short Throw Applications

 

I bought two of these to rear project a window display for the holidays. Works great for that application. Only 6 feet from window, where my backyard projector was 15 feet. Great picture quality and brightness. Good projector where you need to be very...

Easy to use ; Short Throw Distance

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Window Projector Traffic Jam (beachcamera.com)

Great for Short Throw Applications

 

I bought two of these to rear project a window display for the holidays. Works great for that application. Only 6 feet from window, where my backyard projector was 15 feet. Great picture quality and brightness. Good projector where you need to be very...

Easy to use ; Short Throw Distance

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Rockmaster (beachcamera.com)

I would buy this product again

 

Great Projector, using it as a game table and it's great since it's Short Throw. For viewing movies awesome but maybe the resolution could be a little better, but if you compare the image to a 42 inch TV, it is great.

Short Throw

Resolution

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Rockmaster (buydig.com)

I would buy this product again

 

Great Projector, using it as a game table and it's great since it's Short Throw. For viewing movies awesome but maybe the resolution could be a little better, but if you compare the image to a 42 inch TV, it is great.

Short Throw

Resolution

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Ceiling mountable: Yes
Ceiling mounting supported:Y
Colour of product:Silver, White

Display

Built-in Display: No

Lamps

Bulb power:190
Service life of lamp:4500
Service life of lamp (economic mode):6000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.6 - 2.78
Focal length range (f-f):10.2 - 12.2
Offset:120
Throw ratio:0.9 - 1.08:1

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:10

Networking

Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

HDCP: No
Horizontal scan range:31 - 102
Noise Level:32
Noise level (economic mode):28
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ARA, BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SCR, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Preset modes:Cinema, Dynamic, Presentation, sRGB
Vertical scan range:23 - 120

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB connector type:USB Type-A
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):275
Power Source:AC

Projector

Contrast ratio (typical):13000:1
Keystone correction, vertical:± 40
Matrix size:1.4
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2500
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600)
Screen size compatibility:812.8 - 7620
Supported aspect ratios:4:3
Zoom ratio:1.2:1

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Video

3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: No
Supported graphics resolutions:1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:24.4
Height :10.4
Weight:2.75
Width:31.2