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Benq W1500

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Overall 8

BenQ W1500 review

23 May 2014
  • Conclusion: At the end of the day, we tend to prefer Epson’s Powerlite Cinema 3020e projector, even if it is a good $600 more expensive. With that said, the BenQ W1500 is an great projector in its own right, and its included wireless HDMI connectivity, once set up, is reliable and of reasonable quality. We also tremendously appreciate the little bit of vertical lens shift this projector affords, making it a bit less temperamental during installation.
  • Pros: Wireless HDMI included, Vertical lens shift, Short throw for big image at short distance, Flexible placement, Excellent brightness
  • Cons: Loss of shadow detail, Set up of wireless HDMI is a hassle, Some rainbow effect for sensitive viewers
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Overall 7
Value for money 7
Features 6
Performance 7

BenQ W1500 1080p 3D DLP Wireless HDMI Projector Review

12 May 2014
  • Conclusion: Compared to BenQ's entry level 1080p 3D DLP projector (the W1070, which goes for $899 at the BenQ US web store and on Amazon ), the W1500 provides two upgrades. The wireless HDMI is obviously the key differentiator, and will appeal to those that don't want the hassle and cost of installing a long HDMI cable run to the projector. The other feature that differentiates the two is the vertical lens shift adjustment, but, as noted, it's rather limited in range.
  • Pros: Very good test bench performance (in Cinema mode), Long lamp life (3,500 hours in Standard lamp mode, 5,000 hours in Economic mode), Excellent 2D as well as 3D performance, Glitch-free wireless HDMI
  • Cons: Limited vertical lens shift range, Many remote control button labels are hard to discern, Some noticeable off-axis light leakage
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Overall 9

BenQ W1500 Digital Projector Home Cinema Series

30 January 2014
  • Excerpt: F or a long time the only way to get a really big image at home was to have a front projector — TV sizes greater than 50-inches being scant and expensive. But since large flat-panel TVs are now plentiful and far from exorbitant, what’s the value for getting a projection system? The answer is to envelop the viewer in the big “movie theater” experience that was the hope to attain for home viewing in the first place.
  • Pros: ISF certified calibration control, 2D to 3D conversion, Picture-in-Picture
  • Cons: Problematic wireless, low volume built-in speakers
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BenQ W1500 Home Projector – Review

Projector reviews
25 December 2013
  • Conclusion: Here’s the very bottom line:   The BenQ W1500 earns our Special Interest Award.  Understand,  terms of picture quality, brightness and several other areas, the W1500 does deserve a Hot Product award, but it comes up short in one area that makes this Special Interest award more suitable.  Before I continue, at the time of this review being published the street price of the W1500 seems to be centered around the $1600 price point in the US.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

27 February 2014
  • Summary: W1500 has great picture quality both in 2D as well as the 3D; the short throw capability and other built in features make it a perfect home entertainment projector. It’s also one of the few projectors in the market today to have wireless HDMI, though with a few glitches. • Full HD 3D • Short throw • Wireless HDMI input • Vertical lens shift • Wireless HDMI not up to the mark • No bundled 3D glasses BenQ has a wide range of projectors to cater to the needs of every...
  • Pros: Full HD 3D , Short throw , Wireless HDMI input , Vertical lens shift
  • Cons: Wireless HDMI not up to the mark , No bundled 3D glasses
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Overall 7

BenQ W1500

Trusted Reviews
27 May 2013
  • Summary: This BenQ mid-ranger is OK with 2D, but its 3D is just plain weird. Find out why...
  • Pros: Excellent motion handling, Good colour performance, Decent wireless video system
  • Cons: Black level response could be better, Rather limited zoom and vertical image shift, Weird 3D
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Overall 8

BenQ W1500

21 September 2014
  • Summary: Kaum ausgepackt, macht der BenQ W1500 direkt Spaß; er ist ruck, zuck auf- und eingestellt, dank des umfangreichen Farbmanagements und der hervorragenden Voreinstellungen. Der WHDI-Dongle ist das i-Tüpfelchen; zuverlässiger und schneller ist kaum eine Drahtlosverbindung für 3D und Full HD möglich.
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Belépő DLP vetítő, vezeték nélküli HDMI képátvitellel

16 September 2014
  • Excerpt: 2014. augusztus A belépő házimozi kategória folyamatosan szűkölködik az igazán jól eltalált modellekben. Emiatt minden újabb próbálkozást szívesen látunk. Próbálunk olyan modelleket tesztelni, amelyek felcsillantják a reményt, hogy a viszonylag olcsó belépő vetítők között találunk házimozira is valóban alkalmas modellt.
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BenQ W1500 -FullHD-videoprojektori testissä

8 May 2014
  • Summary: BENQ:n FullHD-projektorin hintalappu viime syksynä oli päälle kaksi tonnia, mutta nyt Verkkokauppa.com myy sitä alle 1 400 eurolla. Sillä hinnalla W1500 on hyvin mielekäs ostos.
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Overall 8

BenQ W1500 : grand frisson

Ere Numérique
14 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Si le marché de la vidéo-projection domestique n’est pas particulièrement agité en ce moment, il reste encore quelques marques comme BenQ qui tentent régulièrement de le dynamiser. Avec le W1500, la marque Taiwanaise espère réitérer le succès du W1200 et W1070 qui avait déjà marqué les esprits.
  • Pros: Polyvalence, Liaison sans fil, Lunettes 3D fournies
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