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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of BenQ MX880UST. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and size. The reliability and image quality also get good reviews.

usability, image quality, reliability, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the BenQ MX880UST is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert Review

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Art Feierman (

BenQ MX880UST vs. MP780ST


This article discusses the BenQ MX880UST's differences

Very good brightness, even in Eco mode ; Sharp image with native resolution or higher and good uniformity across the screen ; Interactive pen works well at or away from the screen

Takes time to set up due to the short throw and no zooming capability ; Image can only be adjusted in User modes ; Interactive pen drawing limited to files opened in QDraw software

Lightweight ? 8.38 lbs

Jun, 2011

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The MX880UST is designed for educational purposes and has to be ceiling mounted

The MX880UST packs a sorted short throw engine and won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Charliemau (

Application Ultra Short Throw Projector


For a very affordable projector the BenQ MX880UST is an ultra short throw projector that delivers massive output. A simple illustration of the benefits of ultra short throw is that it can throw 80" display in merely 2 feet of distance between the...

Easy To Setup, Easy to use, Great picture quality, Reliable Performance, Ultra Short Throw

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: (

Application Ultra Short Throw Projector


Easy To Setup, Easy to use, Great picture quality, Reliable Performance, Ultra Short Throw

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: (

Ultra Short Throw Educational Projector


Easy To Setup, Easy to use, Great picture quality, Reliable Performance, Small Footprint

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Laylei (

Ultra Short Throw Educational Projector


When I went online searching for a short throw projector, this was what my research directed me to: MX880UST. This is got to be the ultimate short throw projector. With less than half a meter (less than 2 feet) you will get almost 80 inches of full...

Easy To Setup, Easy to use, Great picture quality, Reliable Performance, Small Footprint

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Colour of product:Silver / White
LED indicators: Yes


Bulb power:230
Service life of lamp:3500
Service life of lamp (economic mode):5000

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2
RMS rated power:10 / 20


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Analogue video signal:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Aspect Ratio:4:3
Audio output:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):404 x 324 x 229
Lens focal range:2.65 / F= 2.65
Power requirements:100 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz / 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz / 100 - 240V, 50 - 60 Hz
Power supply type:AC/DC

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Horizontal scan range:31 - 98
Noise Level:33
Noise level (economic mode):27
Noise Reduction: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Vertical scan range:48 - 120

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 2
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
PC Audio in: Yes
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
Serial interface type:RS-232
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):1
Power consumption (typical):315


Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Keystone correction, vertical:15
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2500
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:1041.4 - 7620 / 1524 - 7620
Zoom ratio:Fixed


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

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:5.8
Weight:5 / 5.5