Benq MX842 vs Sony VPL-SW630

Benq MX842
Sony VPL-SW630

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
15W bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq MX842 has a lamp power of 240WW, however the Sony VPL-SW630 is only a 225WW lamp power projector (15W smaller).
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MX842 has an RMS rated power of 20WW, but the Sony VPL-SW630 is only a 16WW RMS rated power projector (4W lower).
One more built-in speaker Edit
The Benq MX842 is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW630 only has one built-in speaker.
0.6g lighter Edit
The Benq MX842 is a 5.4kgg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 6kgg heavy projector (0.6g heavier).
2 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 8,000hh, but the Benq MX842 is only a 7,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1h shorter).
A lot longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, whereas the Benq MX842 is only a 3,500hh lamp service life projector (2h shorter).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
15% shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq MX842 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 7,000hh, however the Sony VPL-SW630 is an 8,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1h longer).
2h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq MX842 has a lamp service life of 3,500hh, but the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (2h longer).
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5 Reasons Against
A bit smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a lamp power of 225WW, but the Benq MX842 is a 240WW lamp power projector (15W bigger).
4W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has an RMS rated power of 16WW, whereas the Benq MX842 is a 20WW RMS rated power projector (4W higher).
One less built-in speaker Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has one built-in speaker, however the Benq MX842 only has two built-in speakers.
0.6g heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a weight of 6kgg, however the Benq MX842 is a 5.4kgg heavy projector (0.6g lighter).
Older by three months
The Sony VPL-SW630 is three months older than the Benq MX842.

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Date Released

29 months Ago 32 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Vertical Keystone Correction
-15 - 15 5 - 5
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,100 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 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
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
7,000h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Power
240W
BEST
225W
Lamp Service Life
3,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.03x
Throw Ratio
 0.267 - 0.274:1
 0.267 - 0.274:1
Offset
153% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.3 - 2.3
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7 - 3.7
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
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
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

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
 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
 VIE
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
16W
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 251W
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 329W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 220 - 240

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.4kg
BEST
6kg
Height
236.9mm 168mm
Depth
322.8mm 328mm
Width
339mm 372mm

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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