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7.0 out of 10

Benq Joybee GP1

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Overall 8
8.0

Great for travel

Wayne A. Moses, Amazon
19 January 2015
  • Summary: Sweet little projector - very convenient form factor and use. Only downside is that the light output is not very bright, but that was expected with this technology and grade of projector. Best for travel, otherwise use the office projector.
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 10
10
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 8
8.0
Reliability 8
8.0
Construction 6
6.0

User Review

Junior, Projector Central
28 December 2014
  • Summary: Personal Experience I purchased two of these for myself an my parents.For the price of 342.60$ each I can't complain!I use mine mainly for watching movies,while my wife uses it at school hooked to her iphone/ipod for video/picture presentations.She says it's more than adequate. I had mine connected to a Dell desk top with a 30 pin connector,running linux mint 17 and xbmc media software and had no problems with it.Now I run it through a Samsung netbook with windows 7 and...
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Reliability 4
4.0
Construction 8
8.0

User Review

john hofman, Projector Central
6 December 2014
  • Summary: Personal Experience It worked perfect for me untill a major problem showed up Problems After less than 100 hours of usage, the image that l pojected remains permanently burnt in subsequent images that l try to project. I tried to contact benq with several email messages to ask for help or input with this defect, however they do not provide information on this problem or how,and possibly where, it can be fixed.
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Overall 6
6.0

ok part

JeanClaude, Amazon
14 September 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Nice, extremely portable projector

Steve, Amazon
18 July 2014
  • Summary: Nice, extremely portable projector. Be aware thought that it's not that bright which makes it very hard to use if there's a lot of ambient light.
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Overall 8
8.0

High Mileage Report

nostremitus, Amazon
11 December 2013
  • Summary: I've had my Joybee for a few years now, so I should probably write a high mileage review. I bought my GP1 back in 2010 just before deployment. This little projector performed admirably. The LED lamps are a bit on the dim side, but not too dim to stop us from setting up a 100 inch projector screen outside and watching movies on it at night. This little guy weathered dust storms, intense heat, and bumpy rides and never stopped working.
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Overall 6
6.0

Worked great for the first few months

Aleem A. Mohammed "almmohd", Amazon
8 June 2013
  • Summary: I bought this projector some time ago. It worked great for the first few months then it started to show a thick white line down the center of the picture. Never bothered to try to get it fixed. Note that the picture isn't all that bright so you will have to be in a room with dim to no light for the best results. It can use a usb stick so that was great. The picture was sharp and clear and it's ability to correct the projection for wall colour was good.
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Overall 10
10

great

Salah Meemar, Amazon
26 February 2013
  • Summary: thanks for your dealing i will deal again and again with you because it was nice to deal with you
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Overall 8
8.0

They Got Me....

mosincere "OSB", Amazon
10 March 2012
  • Summary: This product the BenQ Joybee GP1 did everything you they said it would. Problem is the seller I got it from obviously did not. I coach youth sports and got this to go over game footage with my players. It worked really well for about two months, then began washing out. I contacted the local electronics place and they stated the bulb was going out. Wow. I spent nearly $400 to save on buying a new one. I'll most likely never do that again.
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Overall 8
8.0

Best of the cheap projectors

Darren R. Starr, Amazon
25 January 2012
  • Summary: After having purchased a "pico projector" as a birthday gift to myself and returning it the following day, I ordered this projector. I don't own a movie screen and actually made something which borders on useful out of some wood, a large which bed sheet and a staple gun. I used this projector for nearly a year and have used it for everything from watching films to playing video games. There is some good, some bad and some ugly.
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