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BenQ W1050 1080P DLP Projector Review & Comments

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Phil Hinton, Dec 12, 2017.


    1. Phil Hinton

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      Good point about the fan noise frequency - these new Benqs all suffer from it. I found the pitch to be unbearable.

      I also don't quite get why they keep churning out new models....doesn't seem to be any different to their previous models?
       
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      This is very sad thing to read, cause the noise is very important factor to me aswell. I think the W1110 was said to be quiet, also W2000. And now going backwards? I have 1080ST+ and it`s quite terrible sitting at coffee table (not that close to me). Smart eco mode is even worse cause the sound will change when the picture get`s brighter etc. My bulp exploded also at age of 2years / hours about half what it should last. Warranty is over with the machine also. Not sure will i buy the new bulp if it has damaged the projector, i asked about customer support but i need to send it to Benq so they can check it or i risk buying new lamp and hope it works. Benq not high on my list next time i choose projector. Picture quality for the price is fine though!
       
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      Fan noise with these small home entertainment models is a fact of life I'm afraid. The bulbs just get so hot in that little box that they require powerful fan.
      The only thing you can do if fan noise is a deal breaker is go for a bigger home cinema model, you could pick up a decent used one for the price of this Benq. Even then, it will never be inaudible.
       
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      Agree. They would be better concentrating on a short throw 4K UHD to replace W1080ST as there’s nothing 4K short throw out there at the moment.
       

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