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Benq MW526 vs Epson EX7240

Benq MW526 vs Epson EX7240

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Benq MW526
Epson EX7240

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Moderately bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq MW526 has a bulb power of 203WW, however the Epson EX7240 is only a 200WW lamp power projector (3W smaller).
4% quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MW526 is a 33dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Epson EX7240 (34dBdB). 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.

Cheaper to run by $5.01
Over five years the Benq MW526 only costs $66.94 to run however the Epson EX7240 costs $71.95 to run (7% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
20% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a service life of lamp of 5,000hh, however the Benq MW526 is only a 4,500hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
Cheaper by $387
The Epson EX7240 costs $550.00, whereas the Benq MW526 is $937.49.
3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Benq MW526 is only 4,500hh lamp service life, but the Epson EX7240 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
More expensive by $387
The Benq MW526 is $387.49 more expensive than the Epson EX7240.
Fewer sellers
The Benq MW526 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Epson EX7240 is stocked by 4 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by nine months
The Benq MW526 is nine months older than the Epson EX7240.
3 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 200WW lamp power projector, whereas the Benq MW526 is a 203WW lamp power projector (3W bigger).
3% louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 34dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq MW526 (34dBdB). 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.

$5.01 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Epson EX7240 costs $71.95 to run which is $5.01 more to run than the Benq MW526. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

26 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.03
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.91
Total running cost $ 66.94
Purchase price $ 937.49
Total cost of ownership $ 1,004.43
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.95
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 71.95
Purchase price $ 550.00
Total cost of ownership $ 621.95
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.42T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
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)
 15000:1
 15000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
23kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
203W
BEST
200W
Service Life of Lamp
4,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.49 - 1.79:1
 1.49 - 1.79:1
Offset
125% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Video Colour Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
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
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
34dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB
BEST
29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Bright
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Bright

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
253W
BEST
283W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
212W 207W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.9kg
BEST
2.4g
Height
111.8mm 81.28mm
Depth
221.8mm 233.7mm
Width
302.8mm 297.2mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 USB
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