Reviewers Liked

  • Test pattern generator, Monitor can connect through projector
  • Has a very high contrast ratio of 13000:1, Sharp image even when projecting higher than native resolutions, 3D from a BluRay player via HDMI, Brightness readings were extremely close to the advertised brightness, Estimated 6000 hours of lamp life when run
  • The BenQ MS517 is a data projector geared to classrooms that provides solid image quality at low cost

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • For very specific applications color may need a lot of adjustment, Resolution is low so not great for spreadsheets or teaching software applications, Lamp not very accessible, Not a short throw projector so the projector needs to be pretty far back to ac
  • Some flaws in video. Feeble audio. No carrying case