Benq MS504 vs Epson VS240

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Benq MS504
Epson VS240

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Benq MS504 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Epson VS240 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
13% quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MS504 is a 33dBdB noise level projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Epson VS240 (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.

A little quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq MS504 is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Epson VS240 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).
0.6g lighter Edit
The Benq MS504 has a weight of 1.8kgg, however the Epson VS240 is a 2.4kgg heavy projector (0.6g heavier).
Much better user reviews
Based on 11 user reviews, the average review score of the Benq MS504 is 93%, however the average rating of the Epson VS240 is 80% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons For
7% higher number of colours Edit
The Epson VS240 has a number of colours of 1.07MM. That's 0.07M higher than the Benq MS504 (1.07MM).
10W bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson VS240 has a lamp power of 200WW, however the Benq MS504 is only a 190WW lamp power projector (10W smaller).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson VS240 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, but the Benq MS504 is only a 4,500hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson VS240 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Benq MS504 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
Epson VS240 is 219WW power consumption (in economy mode). That's 1W lower than the Benq MS504 (219WW).
Cheaper by $29
The Epson VS240 is $29 cheaper than the Benq MS504.
7 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Lower number of colours Edit
Benq MS504 is only 1,070MM colour. That's 0.07M lower than the Epson VS240 (1.07MM).
Moderately smaller lamp power Edit
The Benq MS504 has a lamp power of 190WW, but the Epson VS240 is a 200WW lamp power projector (10W bigger).
1h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq MS504 has a lamp service life of 4,500hh, whereas the Epson VS240 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Benq MS504 is one, but the Epson VS240 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
1% higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Benq MS504 is a 220WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector. That's 1W higher than the Epson VS240 (219WW).
More expensive by $29
The Benq MS504 is $29 more expensive than the Epson VS240.
Less retailers
The Benq MS504 is only stocked by 2 stores, whereas the Epson VS240 is stocked by 9 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by over one year
The Benq MS504 is 21 months older than the Epson VS240.
5 Reasons Against
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Epson VS240 is one, but the Benq MS504 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 4dB louder than the Benq MS504 (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.

1dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson VS240 is 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Benq MS504 is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
0.6g heavier Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 2.4kgg heavy projector, whereas the Benq MS504 is a 1.8kgg heavy projector (0.6g lighter).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The average user rating of the Epson VS240 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq MS504 is 93% (based on 11 reviews).

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Date Released

39 months Ago 18 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
 15000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
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
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M 1.07M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.44 - 10.44
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.88 - 0.88
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.88 - 10.44
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 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 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h 10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
190W 200W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Offset
120% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.56 - 2.8 1.44 - 1.44
Focal Length Range
21 - 23.1 16.77 - 16.77
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
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

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 1
Headphone Output
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 2
BEST
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB
BEST
29dB
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
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

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

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
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
270W 214W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
220W 219W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
0.5W 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 Adapter Output Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 24
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.8kg
BEST
2.4kg
Height
95mm 76.2mm
Depth
222mm 233.7mm
Width
283mm 297mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
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