BenQ MP610 product review

BenQ MP610 projector

With its bright 2000 lumens, the BenQ MP610 is a multipurpose projector designed primarily for an office setting. It performs well under harsh office lighting with a lamp life of 3,000 hours (more if the economy setting is used).

Retailing at $1000, this projector uses a 0.55″ DLP chip, employing an 800 x 600 resolution to compress higher-resolution inputs for a crisp picture on screen. There’s a 16:9 mode, which digitally re-sizes the picture and uses the golden ratio wheel to increase color depth.

The extremely quiet operating system (25dB) means the presenter won’t have to shout over the machine and its lightweight (6.4lbs) means easy transportation.

The BenQ MP610 can have trouble handling more complicated photos and some may appear washed. It also has a limited range of inputs, with D-sub, S-video and composite the only available options. There are no digital inputs. The projector does tend to run hot and the initial set-up can be difficult. The only maintenance needed is regular cleaning of the lens and lamp replacement.

BenQ MP610is ideal for businesses, education and government offices on a budget.

 

PROS: BENQ MP610

CONS: BENQ MP610

  • bright 2000 lumens
  • operates well under harsh lighting
  • long lamp life at 3000 hours using regular settings
  • econo mode gives an additional 1000 hours of lamp life (4000 hours)
  • uses 800×600 resolution to compress higher-resolution inputs
  • crisp picture on screen
  • extremely quiet (25dB)
  • extremely light 6.4lbs (3.3kg)
  • easy to transport
  • no regular maintenance needed except for cleaning lens
  • lamp installation can be done in under 10 minutes
  • initial set-up can be complicated
  • limited color range for more complicated slides
  • noticeable rainbow effect
  • limited range of inputs, with only D-sub, S-video and composite
  • no links for digital
  • runs hot and needs to be well ventilated
  • not suitable for entertainment venues
  • remote is clunky

 

 

Replacement lamp and accessories

Need to replace the lamp on your BenQ MP610 projector?

Looking for a BenQ Universal Projector Ceiling Mount?

Need lens cleaner for the BenQ MP610 projector?

For more information

Click here for a step-by-step guide on replacing the BenQ MP610 projector lamp.
Visit the manufacturers website for your BenQ MP610 projector.

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