Benq SP920P vs Canon WX-520

Benq SP920P
Canon WX-520

Top Prices

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
17% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq SP920P has a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Canon WX-520 (5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
4% bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq SP920P is a 260WW lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Canon WX-520 (250WW).
1dB quieter noise level Edit
The Benq SP920P has a noise level of 37dBdB, however the Canon WX-520 is a 38dBdB 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.

Two built-in speakers Edit
The Benq SP920P has two built-in speakers, however the Canon WX-520 only has one built-in speaker.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
2 Reasons For
Two audio in ports Edit
The number of audio in ports on the Canon WX-520 is two, but the Benq SP920P only has one audio in port.
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Canon WX-520 is a 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Benq SP920P (32dBdB).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Only one audio in port Edit
The number of audio in ports on the Benq SP920P is one, but the Canon WX-520 only has two audio in ports.
6% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq SP920P is a 34dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB louder than the Canon WX-520 (32dBdB).
Seven months older
The Benq SP920P is older than the Canon WX-520 by seven months.
5 Reasons Against
20% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq SP920P (5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Canon WX-520 is a 250WW lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Benq SP920P (250WW).
Marginally louder noise level Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a noise level of 38dBdB, however the Benq SP920P is a 37dBdB noise level projector (1dB quieter). 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.

Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Canon WX-520 has one built-in speaker, however the Benq SP920P only has two built-in speakers.
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Canon WX-520, whereas 2 sellers sell the Benq SP920P. 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.

Date Released

47 months Ago 41 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 184.70
Electricity cost - standby $ 27.95
Total running cost $ 212.65
Purchase price $ 2,704.14
Total cost of ownership $ 2,916.79
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

1.4T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
36
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA+ (1440x900)
 WXGA+ (1440x900)
BEST
Projector Brightness
6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
5,200 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 20
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Number of Colours
16.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.15:1
BEST
 1.15:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2 - 16.6
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
31 - 300 40 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Lamp Power
260W
BEST
250W
Lamp Service Life
2,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.43 - 2.57:1
 1.43 - 2.57:1
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 12x
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 62
Aperture Range
2.4 - 2.55 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
23.88 - 27.46 21.7 - 39
Magnification
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8x

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 1000
 100
 10
 1000
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
37dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
34dB 32dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 82 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 5W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
5W 0.6W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
760W 355W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 285W
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

Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
12kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
10.4kg
BEST
5.9kg
Height
167mm 134mm
Depth
355mm 370mm
Width
443mm 337mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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