Benq MW526 vs Benq MX525

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Benq MW526
Benq MX525

Top Prices

Newegg UK
Amazon US
Delivery unknown
eBay
Amazon US
Out of stock
YaiSales Store
Delivery unknown

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
7% bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq MW526 is a 203WW lamp power projector. That's 13W bigger than the Benq MX525 (190WW).
4% bigger offset Edit
The Benq MW526 is a 125%% offset projector. That's 5% bigger than the Benq MX525 (120%%).
8W lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Benq MW526 has a power consumption in economy mode of 212WW, however the Benq MX525 is a 220WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (8W higher).
$27 cheaper
The Benq MW526 costs $402.74, whereas the Benq MX525 is $429.99.
5 Reasons For
3dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq MX525 is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Benq MW526 (28dBdB).
22% lighter Edit
The Benq MX525 has a weight of 1.9kgg. That's 0.4g lighter than the Benq MW526 (1.9kgg).
7% narrower Edit
Benq MX525 is 283mmmm wide. That's 19.8mm narrower than the Benq MW526 (283mmmm).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are marginally better
The Benq MX525 has an average user review score of 91%, however the Benq MW526 has an average rating of 88% (based on 13 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
10% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq MW526 has a noise level in economy mode of 31dBdB. That's 3dB louder than the Benq MX525 (28dBdB).
Heavier Edit
Benq MW526 is 2.3kgg heavy. That's 0.4g heavier than the Benq MX525 (1.9kgg).
Wider Edit
The Benq MW526 is a 302.8mmmm wide projector. That's 19.8mm wider than the Benq MX525 (283mmmm).
Not as many stockists
Only 2 sellers sells the Benq MW526, however 3 shops sell the Benq MX525. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Eight months older
The Benq MW526 is older than the Benq MX525 by eight months.
A bit Lower user review Score
The Benq MW526 has an average user rating of 88%, but the Benq MX525 has an average user rating of 91% (based on 16 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Benq MX525 is a 190WW lamp power projector. That's 13W smaller than the Benq MW526 (190WW).
Smaller offset Edit
The Benq MX525 is a 120%% offset projector. That's 5% smaller than the Benq MW526 (120%%).
A little higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Benq MX525 is a 220WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Benq MW526 is a 212WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (8W lower).
$27 more expensive
The Benq MX525 is more expensive than the Benq MW526 by $27.25.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 21 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 13000:1
 13000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
23kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.13 - 12.47
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
53 - 300 36 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Power
203W
BEST
190W
Lamp Service Life
4,500h 4,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.49 - 1.79:1
 1.49 - 1.79:1
Offset
125%
BEST
120%
Aperture Range
2.59 - 2.86 2.56 - 2.8
Focal Length Range
21 - 25.6 21 - 23.1

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Video Colour Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
33dB 33dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
31dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 TUR
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 TUR
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Presentation
 Bright
 3D
 Custom
 Dynamic
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Presentation
 Bright
 3D
 Custom
 Dynamic

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 Silver
 White
 Silver
 White
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
253W
BEST
270W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
212W
BEST
220W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 280W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 1500 0 - 3000
Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg 1.9kg
BEST
Height
111.8mm
BEST
95mm
Depth
221.8mm
BEST
222mm
Width
302.8mm 283mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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