Benq MH741 vs Epson EX5230

Benq MH741
Epson EX5230

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MH741 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson EX5230 is only a 3,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
24% bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq MH741 has a lamp power of 260WW, however the Epson EX5230 is only a 200WW lamp power projector (60W smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Benq MH741 has two HDMI ports, however the Epson EX5230 only has one HDMI port.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Benq MH741 is two, but the Epson EX5230 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MH741 is a 36dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Epson EX5230 (37dBdB). 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.

5 Reasons For
3h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000hh, however the Benq MH741 is only a 3,500hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3h shorter).
3h longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, but the Benq MH741 is only a 2,500hh lamp service life projector (3h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson EX5230 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Benq MH741 only has one USB 2.0 port.
2dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson EX5230 is 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Benq MH741 is a 31dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
Lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
Epson EX5230 is 207WW power consumption (in economy mode). That's 63W lower than the Benq MH741 (207WW).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq MH741 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 3,500hh, however the Epson EX5230 is a 6,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3h longer).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq MH741 has a lamp service life of 2,500hh, but the Epson EX5230 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (3h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Benq MH741 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Epson EX5230 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
2dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Benq MH741 is 31dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson EX5230 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
Higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
Benq MH741 is 270WW power consumption (in economy mode). That's 63W higher than the Epson EX5230 (207WW).
6 Reasons Against
1 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 3,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Benq MH741 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
60W smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a lamp power of 200WW, however the Benq MH741 is a 260WW lamp power projector (60W bigger).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Epson EX5230 has one HDMI port, however the Benq MH741 only has two HDMI ports.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Epson EX5230 is one, but the Benq MH741 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq MH741 (37dBdB). 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.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,500 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
± 30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
± 30 -30 - 30
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,500 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,500 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 - 8
Wide Projection Distance
43 - 3 0.8 - 0.8
Projection Distance
4.837 - 6.267 0.8 - 8
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 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 Power in Economic Mode
260W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
3,500h 6,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
260W
BEST
200W
Lamp Service Life
2,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.3x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.15 - 1.49
 1.15 - 1.49
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
130% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.59 - 2.87 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range
16.88 - 21.88 16.9 - 20.28
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1440 x 1050
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1440 x 1050
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
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
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1

Performance

Noise Level
36dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
31dB 29dB
BEST
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
 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
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
330W 283W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
270W 207W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
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 - 1499 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
3.3kg 24kg
BEST
Height
116mm 76.2mm
Depth
216.3mm 228.6mm
Width
314.2mm 294.64mm

Packaging Content

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