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Benq MX511

Benq MX511
alaScore 84

56 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews of Benq MX511. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Benq MX511 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Benq MX511 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on

97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BenQ MX511 DLP 3D Ready Black XGA ProjectorBenQ MX511 DLP 3D Ready Black XGA Projector

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: mccamjam, (

Great product... Not as bright as my 2200 lumen


it has a great picture... but not as bright with lights on and window shade open as my 2200 Lumen non-HD projector. Overall VERY happy.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (

benq mx511


This projector has been advertised as a conference room projector and not a home theater projector, however I find the picture quality to very good for movies. I have it hooked up to my PS3 with hdmi and it looks great. I also have it hooked up to an...

brightness, resolution using hdmi

none, fans are slightly loud but not noisy or bothersome

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Cookie (

Good price, great product.


Easy install and nice picture. Purchased as a replacement to an older model. Much brighter, great resolution, and at the price, the extra features are a plus.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: DFROMFOLSOM (

Awesome Projector!


Really pleased with this product. Image is super clear. Easy to use and just works great. Get it - You will not be disappointed!!

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Vincent WW (

Excellent value for money


Bought this projector with an AccuScreen and am more than happy with it. Works great; excellent picture; use it for business presentations and haven't had any problems. Will try it for home theatre next.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Mac (



All I can say is this projector is awesome.I'm so glad I purchase this one.Thanks

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: jem141 (

Best Deal for money


I bought this projector as a replacement for my Toshiba TDP-S8. It is my living room novelty. I am very impressed with it. I was looking for something with a similar throw ratio, but better specs. This projector has a great resolution (auto ratio - so...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: (

BenQ MX511 DLP Projector


BenQ MX511 is 3D ready but it does not support HD source for 3D. You can see 3D only using composite (yellow) or s-video cable (advised by BenQ tech support). To see HD 3D you need HDMI 1.4 input and this projector only support HDMI 1.3 input. I hooked...

Product Specifications


Ceiling mountable: Yes
Color of product:Black

Energy Management

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):250 / 260


Bulb power:190
Service life of lamp:4500 / 6000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):4500 / 6000

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2
Focal length range (f-f):0.864 - 0.949 / 0.864 - 0.952
Throw ratio:1.97 - 2.17:1


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


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 4:3, 16:9
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):10.4 x 3.94 x 8.27 / 10.4 x 8.27 x 3.94 / 3.94 x 8.27 x 10.4
Lens focal range:2.51 - 2.69
Power LED: Yes
Power Requirements:100 - 240V, 50/60 Hz
Power supply type:AC
Resolution:1600 x 1200
Weight (imperial):5.1
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes


Display scan frequency (horizontal):31 - 82 / 31 - 90
Horizontal scan range:31 - 82 / 31 - 90
Noise Level:27
Vertical scan range:48 - 85 / 50 - 120

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
Serial interface type:RS-232
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3, 2


AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):250 / 260


Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Keystone correction, vertical:± 40 / ±40
Number of colors:16.78 million colors
Projection technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2500 / 2700
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:23 - 300 / 23"/300"
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.1:1


3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: No
HD-Ready: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)
Supported video modes:1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:4.96 / 5.07