Asus S1 vs Benq MS504 vs Epson VS240

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Asus S1
Benq MS504
Epson VS240

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
15.7M higher number of colours Edit
Asus S1 is 16.7MM colour, but the Benq MS504 is only a 1,070MM colour projector (15.7M lower) and the Epson VS240 is only a 1.07MM colour projector (15.63M lower).
16% quieter noise level Edit
The Asus S1 has a noise level of 32dBdB, however the Benq MS504 is a 33dBdB noise level projector (1dB louder) and the Epson VS240 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (5dB 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.

Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Asus S1 is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector, and so does the Benq MS504. That's 1dB quieter than the Epson VS240 (29dBdB).
Narrower Edit
Asus S1 is 110.5mmmm wide. That's 172.5mm narrower than the Benq MS504 (297mmmm) and 186.5mm narrower than the Epson VS240 (297mmmm).
$22 cheaper
The Asus S1 costs $22 less than the Benq MS504 and costs $62 less than the Epson VS240.
4 Reasons For
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Benq MS504 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Epson VS240 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port. Read more

We do not know the number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Asus S1. It is possible that it does not have any VGA (D-Sub) ports.

Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq MS504 has a noise level in economy mode of 28dBdB, and so does the Asus S1. That's 1dB quieter than the Epson VS240 (29dBdB).
Hugely lighter Edit
Benq MS504 is 1.8kgg heavy. That's 340.2g lighter than the Asus S1 (2.4kgg) and 0.6g lighter than the Epson VS240 (2.4kgg).
User reviews are better
The Benq MS504 has an average user review score of 93%, but the Asus S1 has an average rating of 86% (based on 32 reviews) and the Epson VS240 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons For
5% bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 200WW lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Benq MS504 (200WW).
1h longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 25h shorter than the Asus S1 (5,000hh) and 1h longer than the Benq MS504 (5,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson VS240 is two, but the Benq MS504 only has one USB 2.0 port.
1W lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 219WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Benq MS504 is a 220WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (1W higher).
Available from 5 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.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 1 review, the Epson VS240 has an average expert review score of 70%, however the Asus S1 has an average rating of 65% (based on 38 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Asus S1 is one, and so does the Benq MS504, but the Epson VS240 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Vastly heavier Edit
The Asus S1 has a weight of 342gg. That's 340.2g heavier than the Benq MS504 (2.4kgg) and 339.6g heavier than the Epson VS240 (2.4kgg).
Less retailers
Only 7 retailers sells the Asus S1, whereas 9 shops sell the Epson VS240. 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.
Over one year older
The Asus S1 is older than the Epson VS240 by 18 months.
Lower expert review Score
The Asus S1's average expert rating is only 65%, however the Epson VS240's is 70% (based on 1 review).
Lower user review Score
The Asus S1's average user rating is 86%, however the Benq MS504's is 93% (based on 11 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
Sixteen times lower number of colours Edit
The Benq MS504 is a 1,070MM colour projector, whereas the Asus S1 is a 16.7MM colour projector (15.7M higher) and the Epson VS240 is a 1.07MM colour projector (0.07M higher).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Benq MS504 is a 190WW lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Epson VS240 (200WW).
Seven times shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq MS504 is a 4,500hh lamp service life projector. That's 26h shorter than the Asus S1 (5,000hh) and 1h shorter than the Epson VS240 (5,000hh).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Benq MS504 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, and so does the Asus S1, whereas the Epson VS240 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Slightly louder noise level Edit
The Benq MS504 has a noise level of 33dBdB, but the Asus S1 is a 32dBdB noise level projector (1dB quieter) and the Epson VS240 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (4dB 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.

Moderately higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Benq MS504 has a power consumption in economy mode of 220WW, however the Epson VS240 is a 219WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (1W lower).
61% wider Edit
The Benq MS504 is a 283mmmm wide projector. That's 172.5mm wider than the Asus S1 (297mmmm) and 14mm narrower than the Epson VS240 (297mmmm).
$22 more expensive
The Benq MS504 is more expensive than the Asus S1 by $22.
Not as many stockists
Only 4 sellers sells the Benq MS504, however 7 stores sell the Asus S1 and 9 retailers sell the Epson VS240. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The Benq MS504 is older than the Asus S1 by three months and older than the Epson VS240 by 21 months.
8 Reasons Against
15.63M lower number of colours Edit
Epson VS240 is only 1.07MM colour, but the Asus S1 is a 16.7MM colour projector (15.63M higher) and the Benq MS504 is a 1,070MM colour projector (0.07M lower).
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Epson VS240 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Benq MS504 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports. Read more

We do not know the number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Asus S1. It is possible that it does not have any VGA (D-Sub) ports.

14% louder noise level Edit
The Epson VS240 has a noise level of 37dBdB, however the Asus S1 is a 32dBdB noise level projector (5dB quieter) and the Benq MS504 is a 33dBdB noise level projector (4dB 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.

4% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 1dB louder than the Asus S1 and the Benq MS504 (29dBdB).
25% heavier Edit
The Epson VS240 has a weight of 2.4kgg. That's 339.6g lighter than the Asus S1 (2.4kgg) and 0.6g heavier than the Benq MS504 (2.4kgg).
Wider Edit
Epson VS240 is 297mmmm wide. That's 186.5mm wider than the Asus S1 (297mmmm) and 14mm wider than the Benq MS504 (297mmmm).
$62 more expensive
The Epson VS240 is more expensive than the Asus S1 by $62 and more expensive than the Benq MS504 by $40.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The Epson VS240's average user rating is 80%, however the Asus S1's is 86% (based on 32 reviews) and the Benq MS504's is 93% (based on 11 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
gagadget.com: Recommended
hispazone.com: Recommended Product
ixbt.com: Original Design
madboxpc.com: Recommended
oclab.ru: Best Choice
ozeros.com: Recommended
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
tweaktown.com: Best Value Award
xfastest.com: Fastest Media
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Date Released

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
 15000:1
 15000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
BEST
 SVGA (800x600)
BEST
Projector Brightness
200 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.3" Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 23kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
16.7M
BEST
1,070M 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10.44 - 10.44
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.88 - 0.88
Projection Distance
0.73 - 2.43 Unknown - Click to provide data 0.88 - 10.44
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 100 30 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 10,000h 10,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W 200W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
30,000h 4,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

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

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 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
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Headphone Output
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
BEST
1

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
32dB
BEST
33dB 37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB
BEST
28dB
BEST
29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 102 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 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)
 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
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
32W 270W 214W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W 219W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Adapter Output Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 24
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Battery

Maximum Battery Life
3h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
6,000mAh Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
CB/ CE/ FCC/ VCCI/ UL/ CU/ C-Tick/ CCC/ TUV-GS/ PSE Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
1.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
122mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
240mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
186mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
342g 1.8kg
BEST
2.4kg
Height
30.7mm
BEST
95mm 76.2mm
Depth
102mm
BEST
222mm 233.7mm
Width
110.5mm
BEST
283mm 297mm

Packaging Content

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