Benq MX842 vs Sony VPL-CW276

Benq MX842
Sony VPL-CW276

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
43% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq MX842 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 MX842 is a 20WW RMS rated power projector. That's 10W higher than the Sony VPL-CW276 (10WW).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Benq MX842 is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Sony VPL-CW276 only has one built-in speaker.
Lighter Edit
The Benq MX842 is a 5.4kgg heavy projector. That's 0.3g lighter than the Sony VPL-CW276 (5.7kgg).
3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens brighter than the Benq MX842 (5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 is a 280WW lamp power projector. That's 40W bigger than the Benq MX842 (280WW).
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-CW276 is two, but the Benq MX842 only has one HDMI port.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
67% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq MX842 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-CW276 (5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
17% smaller lamp power Edit
The Benq MX842 is a 240WW lamp power projector. That's 40W smaller than the Sony VPL-CW276 (280WW).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Benq MX842 has one HDMI port, however the Sony VPL-CW276 only has two HDMI ports.
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Six months older
The Benq MX842 is older than the Sony VPL-CW276 by six months.
4 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 is a 4,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3h shorter than the Benq MX842 (4,000hh).
10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 is a 10WW RMS rated power projector. That's 10W lower than the Benq MX842 (10WW).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has one built-in speaker, however the Benq MX842 only has two built-in speakers.
6% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has a weight of 5.7kgg. That's 0.3g heavier than the Benq MX842 (5.7kgg).

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Date Released

29 months Ago 23 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
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
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 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
153% 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

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
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
Depth
322.8mm 330.5mm
Width
339mm 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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