Summary: Personal Experience Very handy and userfriendly. Very good and bright image quality and not too noisy. After 1.5 year there came lots of dead pixels (white spots) in the mittle of the image. BenQ do not pay anything - sÃ¥ very expensive repair. Very disappointed and will not buy BenQ again. Problems After 1.5 year there came lots of dead pixels (white spots) in the mittle of the image. BenQ do not pay anything - sÃ¥ very expensive repair.
Summary: Had this projector for around three years. Worked ok until white dots started to appear on the screen. It started with one and then more and more, there are hundreds now. When it first happened I emailed customer support. They asked for a picture, which I sent. That was in early July, no response.
Summary: I have had this Benq W600 for over 2 years, using it for home theatre, mobile cinema and portable business presentation purposes. It has worked very well for me, with very good brightness and great picture detail via the 720p spec for motion video performance. My only disappointment, as other reviewers have reported, is that contrary to the initial manufacturer claims, the unit is not in fact 3D ready - BenQ have since withdrawn the claim and, and the product was later...
Summary: Personal Experience At first I was very happy with this purchase but...DMD chip fail after 1.5 years, or 1900 lamp hours. the low scores would be high if the DMD chip had not failed or if BenQ would have backed up their product. Problems DMD chip fail after 1.5 years, or 1900 lamp hours Its about $500 for BenQ to fix or $150 for the chip.
Summary: Personal Experience Overall good projector. grate image. this is my third projector after Infocus x1 and Benq w100. Problems The DLP (DMD) device fail after 1500 hours. Many whith dots on the screen that are increcing every use. The device is out of warrenty. and fixing it cost almost as a new one. Very dissapointed. did not think that after 1.5 year the device is no use. Never had this problem with my previos dlp projectors.
Summary: I bought this in March 2010 and I have had no problems with it at all. I like the 720p resolution, but my next projector will be 1080p. The picture looks great and the contrast and brightness is wonderful. If this had any problems, I would have found them by now. The only improvement I would suggest is a quicker turn on time, but my last projector was slow too. It's probably just a limitation with the bulbs. edit: Hundreds of dead pixels. yay.
Summary: Compared to my ex projector Epson 705HD , black levels are much better! Cons: - you can't use the remote control without turning on the backlit. - Short throw distance/diagonal range/) - the manual focus lacks a part , and you cannot use the max optical zoom(1.15:1) using it, because the image is muddy. - It's NOT 3D ready!Friend of main has it ,and we tested a long time on these option.I don't know why the official site doesn't fix this yet.
Summary: This projector is described as 3D ready, but it's not. Take a look at the manual (pdf included on Amazon's page). It has "3D color management," which has nothing to do with "3D ready" (BenQ's website describes what "3D color management" actually means). The price should also be a tipoff. Please ignore the 3 stars I gave it, as a rating is required to do a post, and I don't want to give it high or low marks.
Summary: Personal Experience After owning the W500 I was curious and a bit afread all the same : from 3LCD to DLP (rainbow ?) and half the price ...? I found it for 550â‚¬ and are very happy with my choise (I considered a.o. HD65/66). Very bright (only use economy), great image quality, all the settings and connections I need (2x hdmi !). Unbelievable value for many (and I've seen some projectors at work, most (far) more expensive.