Benq MW843 vs Sony VPL-CW276

Benq MW843
Sony VPL-CW276

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
43% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq MW843 is a 7,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3h longer than the Sony VPL-CW276 (4,000hh).
50% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MW843 is a 20WW RMS rated power projector. That's 10W higher than the Sony VPL-CW276 (10WW).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Benq MW843 has two built-in speakers, however the Sony VPL-CW276 only has one built-in speaker.
Lighter Edit
The Benq MW843 has a weight of 5.4kgg. That's 0.3g lighter than the Sony VPL-CW276 (5.7kgg).
Narrower Edit
Benq MW843 is 339mmmm wide. That's 67mm narrower than the Sony VPL-CW276 (406mmmm).
$200 cheaper
The Benq MW843 costs $200.01 less than the Sony VPL-CW276.
4 Reasons For
2 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Benq MW843 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (2 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has a lamp power of 280WW, but the Benq MW843 is only a 240WW lamp power projector (40W smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-CW276 is two, but the Benq MW843 only has one HDMI port.
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
67% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq MW843 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-CW276 (5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Benq MW843 is a 240WW lamp power projector. That's 40W smaller than the Sony VPL-CW276 (280WW).
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq MW843 is one, but the Sony VPL-CW276 only has two HDMI ports.
Less retailers
Only 2 shops sells the Benq MW843, whereas 5 retailers sell the Sony VPL-CW276. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Five months older
The Benq MW843 is older than the Sony VPL-CW276 by five months.
6 Reasons Against
3h shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 4,000hh, but the Benq MW843 is a 7,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3h longer).
10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has an RMS rated power of 10WW, whereas the Benq MW843 is a 20WW RMS rated power projector (10W higher).
One less built-in speaker Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has one built-in speaker, however the Benq MW843 only has two built-in speakers.
A bit heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has a weight of 5.7kgg, however the Benq MW843 is a 5.4kgg heavy projector (0.3g lighter).
Wider Edit
Sony VPL-CW276 is 406mmmm wide, but the Benq MW843 is a 339mmmm wide projector (67mm narrower).
More expensive by $200
The Sony VPL-CW276 is $200.01 more expensive than the Benq MW843.

Date Released

29 months Ago 23 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 5,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data +/- 20
Vertical Keystone Correction
-15 - 15 +/- 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.75"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 48kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 19kHz
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,200 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,200 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,200 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.45:1
 1.45:1
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
64 - 300 40 - 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
7,000h
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Power
240W 280W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
3,500h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.32 - 1.91:1
 1.32 - 1.91:1
BEST
Offset
147% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 5
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 3
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
36dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,348BTU/h
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
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 PER
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 PER
 VIE
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
330W
BEST
395W
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

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.4kg
BEST
5.7kg
Height
236.9mm 113mm
BEST
Depth
322.8mm
BEST
330.5mm
Width
339mm
BEST
406mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA

Other Features

F-Number / Relative Aperture
2.53 Unknown - Click to provide data
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