Benq MW526 vs Epson EX7240

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Benq MW526
Epson EX7240

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Moderately bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq MW526 has a lamp power of 203WW, however the Epson EX7240 is only a 200WW lamp power projector (3W smaller).
One more audio in port Edit
The Benq MW526 has two audio in ports, however the Epson EX7240 only has one audio in port.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Benq MW526 is three, but the Epson EX7240 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
4% quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MW526 is a 33dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Epson EX7240 (34dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

0.1g lighter Edit
The Benq MW526 is a 2.3kgg heavy projector, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 2.4gg heavy projector (0.1g heavier).
Cheaper by $27
The Benq MW526 is $27.25 cheaper than the Epson EX7240.
7 Reasons For
Higher number of colours Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 1.07MM colour projector. That's 0.07M higher than the Benq MW526 (1.07MM).
20% longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, however the Benq MW526 is only a 4,500hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Benq MW526 only has one USB 2.0 port.
A little quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a noise level in economy mode of 29dBdB, however the Benq MW526 is a 31dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
3% lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a power consumption in economy mode of 207WW. That's 5W lower than the Benq MW526 (207WW).
5.6mm narrower Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 297.2mmmm wide projector, whereas the Benq MW526 is a 302.8mmmm wide projector (5.6mm wider).
2 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Lower number of colours Edit
The Benq MW526 has a number of colours of 1,070MM. That's 0.07M lower than the Epson EX7240 (1.07MM).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq MW526 has a lamp service life of 4,500hh, but the Epson EX7240 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Benq MW526 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Epson EX7240 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
A little louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Benq MW526 is 31dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson EX7240 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
3% higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
Benq MW526 is 212WW power consumption (in economy mode). That's 5W higher than the Epson EX7240 (207WW).
5.6mm wider Edit
The Benq MW526 has a width of 302.8mmmm, however the Epson EX7240 is a 297.2mmmm wide projector (5.6mm narrower).
Fewer sellers
The Benq MW526 is only stocked by 2 sellers, but the Epson EX7240 is stocked by 4 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The Benq MW526 is 18 months older than the Epson EX7240.
6 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a lamp power of 200WW, whereas the Benq MW526 is a 203WW lamp power projector (3W bigger).
One less audio in port Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a one audio in port projector, whereas the Benq MW526 only has two audio in ports.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Epson EX7240 has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Benq MW526 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
3% louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 34dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq MW526 (34dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

0.1g heavier Edit
Epson EX7240 is 2.4gg heavy, but the Benq MW526 is a 2.3kgg heavy projector (0.1g lighter).
More expensive by $27
The Epson EX7240 is $27.25 more expensive than the Benq MW526.

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Date Released

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
 15000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
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
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M 1.07M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.9 - 9
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
53 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
203W
BEST
200W
Lamp Service Life
4,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.49 - 1.79:1
 1.49 - 1.79:1
Offset
125% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.59 - 2.86 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range
21 - 25.6 16.9 - 20.28
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
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 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
34dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
31dB 29dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 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
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Presentation
 Bright
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Presentation
 Bright

Multimedia

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

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
253W
BEST
283W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
212W 207W
BEST
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg
BEST
2.4g
Height
111.8mm
BEST
81.28mm
Depth
221.8mm
BEST
233.7mm
Width
302.8mm 297.2mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 USB
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