Benq MS524 vs Benq MX525

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Benq MS524
Benq MX525

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Slightly quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MS524 has a noise level of 32dBdB, however the Benq MX525 is a 33dBdB noise level projector (1dB louder). 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.

4 Reasons For
A little quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Benq MX525 is 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Benq MS524 is a 30dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
Cheaper by $25
The Benq MX525 is $25 cheaper than the Benq MS524.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Better user reviews
Based on 16 user reviews, the average review score of the Benq MX525 is 91%, whereas the average rating of the Benq MS524 is 86% (based on 13 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq MS524 is a 30dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB louder than the Benq MX525 (28dBdB).
$25 more expensive
The Benq MS524 is more expensive than the Benq MX525 by $25.
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Benq MS524, whereas 3 shops sell the Benq MX525. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Eight months older
The Benq MS524 is older than the Benq MX525 by eight months.
Lower user review Score
The Benq MS524's average user rating is 86%, however the Benq MX525's is 91% (based on 16 reviews).
1 Reason Against
4% louder noise level Edit
The Benq MX525 is a 33dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq MS524 (33dBdB). 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.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 21 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 13000:1
 13000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Horizontal Keystone Correction
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
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
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
36 - 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
10,000h 10,000h
Lamp Power
190W 190W
Lamp Service Life
4,500h 4,500h

Lens System

Offset
120% 120%
Aperture Range
2.56 - 2.8 2.56 - 2.8
Focal Length Range
21 - 23.1 21 - 23.1

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
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
1 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

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
32dB
BEST
33dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB 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
 TUR
 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
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 3D
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 3D

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Built-In Speaker
1 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
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
270W 270W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
220W 220W
Maximum Power Consumption
280W 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 - 3000 0 - 3000
Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.9kg 1.9kg
Height
95mm 95mm
Depth
222mm 222mm
Width
283mm 283mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
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