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BenQ SH940

BenQ SH940
alaScore 87

12 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of BenQ SH940. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size. The price is also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative views about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the BenQ SH940 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of BenQ SH940 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers really like the size and price.

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This summary is based on the products: BenQ SH940 High Brightness 1080p DLP ProjectorBenQ SH940 High Brightness 1080p DLP Projector

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

BenQ SH940


The BenQ SH940 projector offers a bright, high-quality—and high-resolution—data image, along with conveniences that include a 1.5x zoom lens and both vertical and horizontal lens shift.

Data image quality for the SH940 is excellent, with the projector sailing through our standard suite of DisplayMate tests. Colors were fully saturated and vibrant in all preset modes and color balance was in the top tier for projectors, with suitably...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

BenQ SH940


The BenQ SH940 projector delivers bright, high-resolution, high-quality data images.

4,000-lumen rating. 1,920 by 1,080 resolution. Horizontal and vertical lens shift. 1.5x zoom lens. Good sound quality and volume.

Rainbow artifacts and annoyingly obvious digital noise limit usefulness for video.

Similarly, if you need a projector that can show video reasonably well in addition to showing data images well, or you need one designed to let you tune the color just so, the Canon REALiS SX80 Mark II will be the better fit. But if you need a...

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications


Ceiling mountable: Yes
Ceiling mounting supported:Y
Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes


Bulb power:300
Service life of lamp:2000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.48 - 2.81
Focal length range (f-f):24.1 - 36.1
Throw ratio:1.62 - 2.43:1


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:10


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes


Horizontal scan range:31 - 92
Noise Level:36
Noise level (economic mode):33
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, SWE, TUR
Preset modes:Cinema, Custom, Dynamic, Presentation, sRGB
Vertical scan range:23 - 85

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
HDMI Version:1.3
Headphone outputs:1
RS-232 ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):442
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (dynamic):50000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:± 30
Keystone correction, vertical:± 30
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:4000
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Screen size compatibility:711.2 - 7620
Supported aspect ratios:16:9
Zoom ratio:1.5:1


Card reader integrated: No


3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Height :16.9