Benq MH741 vs Epson EX7235

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Benq MH741
Epson EX7235

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
1,000 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MH741 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson EX7235 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
24% bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq MH741 has a bulb power of 260W, however the Epson EX7235 is only a 200W lamp power projector (60W smaller).
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Benq MH741 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Epson EX7235 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Benq MH741 is two, but the Epson EX7235 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
3% quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MH741 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Epson EX7235 (37dB). 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.

Hugely higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MH741 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Epson EX7235 is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (8W lower).
9 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the Benq MH741 is 90%, whereas the average rating of the Epson EX7235 is 80% (based on 3 reviews).
8 Reasons For
A lot longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EX7235 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector, whereas the Benq MH741 is only a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2,500h shorter).
A lot longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EX7235 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the Benq MH741 is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (2,500h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX7235 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq MH741 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Marginally quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EX7235 has a noise level (economic mode) of 29dB, however the Benq MH741 is a 31dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
31% lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Epson EX7235 has a power consumption (economy mode) of 207W. That's 63W lower than the Benq MH741 (207W).
900g lighter Edit
Epson EX7235 is 2.4kg heavy, but the Benq MH741 is a 3.3kg heavy projector (900g heavier).
Cheaper by $41
The Epson EX7235 costs $649.97, whereas the Benq MH741 is $690.99.
$13.94 cheaper to run
Over five years the Epson EX7235 only costs $67.40 to run whereas the Benq MH741 costs $81.34 to run (21% more). Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq MH741 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 3,500h, however the Epson EX7235 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2,500h longer).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Benq MH741 is only 2,500h lamp service life, but the Epson EX7235 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (2,500h longer).
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Benq MH741 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Epson EX7235 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
A bit louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Benq MH741 is 31dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson EX7235 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
Higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
Benq MH741 is 270W power consumption (in economy mode). That's 63W higher than the Epson EX7235 (207W).
900g heavier Edit
The Benq MH741 is a 3.3kg heavy projector, whereas the Epson EX7235 is a 2.4kg heavy projector (900g lighter).
More expensive by $41
The Benq MH741 is $41.02 more expensive than the Epson EX7235.
$13.94 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq MH741 are $81.34 which is $13.94 more than the Epson EX7235. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson EX7235 is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Benq MH741 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson EX7235 is a 200W lamp power projector, whereas the Benq MH741 is a 260W lamp power projector (60W bigger).
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX7235 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq MH741 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX7235 has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity, however the Benq MH741 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
3% louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX7235 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq MH741 (37dB). 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EX7235 has an RMS rated power of 2W, however the Benq MH741 is a 10W RMS rated power projector (8W higher).
Not as many stockists
The Epson EX7235 is only stocked by 1 seller, however the Benq MH741 is stocked by 10 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The Epson EX7235 has an average expert score of 80%, but the Benq MH741 has an average expert rating of 90% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

17 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 78.60
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 81.34
Purchase price $ 690.99
Total cost of ownership $ 772.33
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.40
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 67.40
Purchase price $ 649.97
Total cost of ownership $ 717.37
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.54T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
± 30 -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
± 30 -30 - 30
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Projection Distance (wide)
43 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
4.837 - 6.267 0.9 - 9
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
260W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,500h 6,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
260W
BEST
200W
Service Life of Lamp
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 (F-F)
2.59 - 2.87 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.88 - 21.88 16.9 - 20.28
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Colour Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
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
Supported 3D Formats
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi

Performance

Noise Level
36dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
31dB 29dB
BEST
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
330W 283W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
270W 207W
BEST
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.3kg 2.4kg
BEST
Height
116mm 76.2mm
Depth
216.3mm 228.6mm
Width
314.2mm 297.18mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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