BenQ MP512ST

  • BenQ MP512ST
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  • Huge image size, Bright images, Low price, Long-life lamp
  • Extremely affordable; relatively deep black levels for an entry projector.
  • Extremely affordable; relatively deep black levels for an entry-level projector.


  • Tinny speakers, No optical zoom
  • Color accuracy leaves a bit to be desired; short on features; resolution too low for serious home theater use; not ideal for screen sizes larger than 92 inches wide.

Expert reviews and ratings

By UKGamer on 80

Benq’s MP512ST might just be the best addition to a console gaming setup you could make. A combination of good quality picture and ease of handling make it the ultimate must-have upgrade.Projectors work primarily because of the size of screen they...

By on 70

The BenQ MP512-ST produces a great image for the price, and the short-throw technology works well and is very appealing for anyone with a small libing room or bedroom. However, why the remote control sensor isnt in the back of the unit, well never...

By CIOL on

BenQ is now known for bringing quality projectors at affordable prices. The new MP512 ST is the newest in the line of affordable projectors for consumers with particular needs. The 'ST' in the model name stands for short throw. One look at that...

By LaptopMag on 80

The BenQ MP512 ST is a very good budget projector for work and play, even though the speakers could sound better. This models short-throw lens, big image size, and amazing brightness make it a steal for...

By Expert Reviews on 40

If you own a Nintendo Wii, this could be the ideal projector with which to partner it. The ST suffix stands for short throw, which means the MP512 can generate a big image from a relatively short distance. This is ideal for the Wii, as it means...

By Pocket-lint on 70

A great machine for gamers but not one for film...

By T3 Magazine on 60

The best Wii accessory youre ever likely to come...

By CNET Asia on 60

Priced less than a midsize LCD TV, this projector is a solid and affordable option for people who want a big screen for casual use or...

By cnet on 60

Priced less than a midsized flat-screen LCD TV, BenQs MP512 ST DLP projector is a solid, affordable option for people who want a big screen for casual use or gaming. Specifications: Projector type: DLP projector; Resolution: 800 x 600; Image...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

No matter how good or huge a TV gets (and as the proved, TVs get pretty big), they still cant match projectors for giving that immersive, cinema experience. Better still, unlike a real cinema, you dont have screaming kids or mumbling...