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BenQ PE7700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of BenQ PE7700. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the design and noise. The usability and price are also appreciated, whereas comments are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the BenQ PE7700 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 PE7700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of BenQ PE7700 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability, whereas some have doubts about the price.

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

This summary is based on the products: BenQ PE-7700 DLP Home Cinema Projector with 1,100 LumensBenQ PE-7700 DLP Home Cinema Projector with 1,100 Lumens

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Neil Mohr (pcplus.co.uk)

PC Plus review: BenQ PE7700

 

The BenQ PE7700 is the first HD projector that can offer it all: dazzling visual performance at an affordable price.

Jan, 2006

Expert review by: Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

BenQ PE7700 review

 

Isn't BenQ brilliant? The PE7700 is fitted with everything you could wish for in a projector at this price. This includes 1280x720 resolution, Texas Instruments HD2+ chipset and both HDMI and component video inputs. With normal DVDs it's fantastic but...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

The BenQ PE7700 is fitted with 1280x720 resolution, Texas Instruments HD2+ chipset and both HDMI and component video inputs

The PE7700 gives you a high-quality, cinema-esque image for a relative pittance – you'd be foolish not to invest

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

BenQ PE7700

 

Getting on, but remains a fairly competitive buy

Still a capable HD Ready design, and cheaper these days

Newer rivals now offer even greater performance

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (eisa.eu)

BenQ PE7700

 

BenQ's PE7700 home theatre projector throws visual signals quite literally into sharp relief. Courtesy of its Texas Instruments HD2+ chipset, and High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) input, the PE7700 renders superb pictures from the latest high-de

Jun, 2005

Expert review by: John Archer (avreview.co.uk)

BenQ PE7700

 

DLP has so far lagged behind LCD when it comes to high definition, thanks to Texas Instruments seemingly struggling to mass produce DLP chipsets with the requisite 720 lines of resolution. It's finally happening though, and currently one of the...

Good looking, startling price, excellent pictures for the money, bags of features

Some noise in dark areas, slightly jerky motion at times

Dec, 2005

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

The BenQ PE7700 is a high-quality yet affordable home theatre projector.

Great build, plenty of inputs, great remote, good image quality, quiet

No lens shift

Jan, 2007

Expert review by: Scott Bartley (goodgearguide.com.au)

BenQ PE7700

 

BenQ (pronounced Ben-queue, in case you were afraid to ask) is making a concerted effort to become a hip, cool technology vendor, much like that bench...

Great build, plenty of inputs, great remote, good image quality, quiet

No lens shift

The BenQ PE7700 is a high-quality yet affordable home theatre projector.

Nov, 2005

Expert review by: Philip Wong (cnet.com.au)

BenQ PE7700

 

For those performance-minded videophiles on a shoe-string budget, look no further. This is "the one".

Cheapest HD2+ DLP projector ; Elegant shell ; Solid black ; HDMI ; Dual component-video ; Quiet

Average brightness ; No lens shift

The built-on scaler performed reasonably well in our test. 1080i downscaled material showed no visible image degrading while 480p upscaled material looked softer than the original.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: (pcauthority.com.au)

BenQ PE7700

 

Getting on, but remains a fairly competitive buy

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

The PE7700 is a strong, mid-range unit for home theater enthusiasts who desire a high standard of image quality. The PE7700 home theater projector features BenQ's proprietary Senseye technology. Senseye digital-enhancement technology automatically and dynamically improves image quality, adjusts brightness and darkness levels, performs color-mapping procedures, and reduces jagged edges on images. Senseye also adjusts contrast, color and sharpness settings, which significantly enhances the display of pictures and graphics-intensive applications such as gaming, digital photos, entertainment and professional multimedia presentations. This home theater digital projector is designed for long-lasting operation and provides consistent image quality. The PE7700 utilizes proprietary BenQ video-processing technology to support the latest DLP chip set from Texas Instruments. The DLP chipsets produce flawless pictures that won't fade or degrade over time.

Battery

Battery Type:AAA

Buttons

Buttons quantity:34
Input type:Push buttons

Design

Colour of product:Black / Grey, White
Compatibility:PE7700
Form factor:Desktop
LED indicators: Yes
Product Type:Desktop projector
Remote control proper use:Projector

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:30cm
Height:11.5cm
Weight:5.5kg
Width:38cm

Display

Built-in Display: No
Display:LCD
Display Resolution:640 x 350

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
HD Image Format:720p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1100ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:2500:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 720
Max Screen Distance:10m
Min Image Size:0.94m / 94cm
Min Screen Distance:1.5m
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Portability:Non-portable
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:DLP Projector

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:BenQ
Model:PE7700
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:BenQ

Lamps

Bulb power:250 / 350
Lamps quantity:2
Service life of lamp:2000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):2500

Networking

Ethernet LAN: Yes

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Control panel:720P DMD
Dimensions (WxDxH):380 x 300 x 115
I/O ports:PC (RGB:BNC x 3), A/V (HDMI, RCA x 1, Mini DIN 4 pin x 1, BNC x 5, RCA x 3)

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:iR
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Horizontal scan range:15 - 75 / 15 - 91
Noise Level:41
Noise level (economic mode):35
Number of devices supported:1
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CHI (SIMPL), DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POR, RUS, SWE
Preset modes:Cinema, Dynamic, Presentation
Vertical scan range:48 - 120 / 50 - 100

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4a
RS-232 ports:1
Serial interface type:RS-232
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Mini-USB B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:3

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):710
Power Source:AC

Projector

Contrast ratio (typical):2500:1 / 2800:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours / 16.78 million colours
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:1100 / 7700
Projector native resolution:1280 x 720 / XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:2032 - 12700

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)
Bulb type:NSH

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Optical disc player type:Not included

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: No
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / PAL / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:54
Height :23
Weight:21 / 5.5
Width:51