The BenQ W is ISF certified for optimum colour performance in both Day and Night modes. So it easily adapts to any room’s ambient light levels as well as . disconnect it from the power point and call BenQ to have the projector repaired. This projector is capable of displaying inverted images for ceiling mount. BenQ W Projector Specifications. Posted on February 24, By Art Feierman. Click Here! BenQ W Specs. Projector Model, W Technology .

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We began by testing the BenQ with our recently arrived Blu-ray of Frozen which, excessive singing aside, proved to be a dazzling 3D experience.

The colours were extremely natural, especially when it came to flesh tones but the W also delivered the stylised colours of The Hobbit with great effect. The BenQ was also good in the tests using high definition content and with the player set to i it correctly deinterlaced and displayed both the video and film resolution tests and showed good scaling and filtering performance, as well as good resolution enhancement. The W is quick to set up: There are controls for the menu, volume and keystone correction placed on top of the unit.

Design and Connections BenQ tend to use one of two basic chassis designs for their projectors and the W utilises the more rectangular one which, thanks to economies of scale, is actually quite well assembled. The glasses use RF to sync and are reasonably light and comfortable to wear, with large lenses that can fit over prescription specs.

BenQ W Projector Unlike many of BenQ’s other projectors, the W even includes a frame interpolation feature. As a result there were no distracting artefacts or other issues to detract from the performance and thanks to the large projected image, it was a highly immersive experience. What is the BenQ W? Awards – Best projectors. BenQ W Video Review. Yes, my password is: The combination of the fans and colour wheel could also get quite noisy, especially in Normal lamp, and there was some obvious light spill from the chassis.


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BenQ have been quietly producing a range of budget DLP projectors that can deliver genuinely impressive levels of performance, especially when you consider their price. The projected image was highly detailed thanks to the use of a single-chip and, in general, the greyscale and colour performance was extremely accurate, especially after calibration.

Against Nothing at the price. We play Captain America: In fact all the colours were close to their targets aside from some minor hue errors in green and magenta and overall this is an excellent colour performance.

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The projector itself is reasonably well made, although the fans can get a little noisy and there was some light spill. The Desolation of Smaug. We would expect to see an immediate improvement once we actually calibrate the greyscale itself. By continuing to use this beenq, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

The BenQ W is an enjoyable proposition for anyone wanting to get into the home cinema market, but not quite willing to pay premium price. Finally there is a Colour Management System CMS with control over the Hue tintSaturation colour and Gain luminance or brightness of all beqn primary colours and all three secondary colours.

Whilst not having all of the features found on more expensive projectors, the W would be ideal for anyone looking for a projector to quickly setup and use for big events movie nights, football matches, gaming sessions.


Sunlit scenes are bright without looking overly warm, blues and reds are richly hued and greens trees are perhaps a little too intense.

As we’d expect from a DLP projector, the motion handling was great and the 3D images were completely free of crosstalk. The other major issue is that the use of a colour wheel can result in rainbow artefacts, for some people, although the W didn’t seem to suffer from that as much as other DLP projectors at the lower end of the price range.

Since there is a built-in speaker you also bneq 3. The remaining connections are all on the right hand side and include a VGA connector, a component video input, a composite video input and, unusually these days, an S-Video input. Write your BenQ W Projector review. Then we moved on to The Hobbit: Your nickname or email address: There’s a basic lens shift, unusual on a DLP projector at this price point, frame interpolation and even calibration controls – meaning you get plenty of bang for your buck.

There are also some basic control buttons on the top, just in case you misplace the remote.

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This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. With i material the W had no difficulties in showing video text overlaid on film based material and also handled 24p content without any ebnq.

The zoom and focus controls use rings at the front of lens assembly, whilst the shift control sits under a small panel just behind the other lens controls.