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Benq MW526 vs Epson EX7240

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Benq MW526
Epson EX7240

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Moderately bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq MW526 has a bulb power of 203W, however the Epson EX7240 is only a 200W lamp power projector (3W smaller).
3D Edit
The Benq MW526 supports 3D, however the Epson EX7240 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

One more audio (L,R) in Edit
The Benq MW526 has two audio (L,R) ins, however the Epson EX7240 only has one audio (L,R) in.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Benq MW526 is three, but the Epson EX7240 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
4% quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MW526 is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Epson EX7240 (34dB). 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 by $56
The Benq MW526 is $56.26 cheaper than the Epson EX7240.
Cheaper to run by $4.63
Over five years the Benq MW526 only costs $64.73 to run however the Epson EX7240 costs $69.36 to run (7% more). Read more
7 Reasons For
A lot longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector, whereas the Benq MW526 is only a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h shorter).
A bit longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the Benq MW526 is only a 4,500h lamp service life projector (500h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq MW526 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
A little quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a noise level (economic mode) of 29dB, however the Benq MW526 is a 31dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
3% lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a power consumption (economy mode) of 207W. That's 5W lower than the Benq MW526 (207W).
Nine hundred and fifty-eight times lighter Edit
Epson EX7240 is 2.4g heavy, but the Benq MW526 is a 2.3kg heavy projector (2.3kg heavier).
1 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq MW526 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,000h, however the Epson EX7240 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h longer).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Benq MW526 is only 4,500h lamp service life, but the Epson EX7240 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Benq MW526 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Epson EX7240 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
A little louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Benq MW526 is 31dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson EX7240 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
3% higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
Benq MW526 is 212W power consumption (in economy mode). That's 5W higher than the Epson EX7240 (207W).
2.3kg heavier Edit
The Benq MW526 is a 2.3kg heavy projector, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 2.4g heavy projector (2.3kg lighter).
Fewer sellers
The Benq MW526 is only stocked by 3 shops, but the Epson EX7240 is stocked by 4 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The Benq MW526 is 18 months older than the Epson EX7240.
7 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 200W lamp power projector, whereas the Benq MW526 is a 203W lamp power projector (3W bigger).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson EX7240 does not support 3D, however the Benq MW526 supports 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

One less audio (L,R) in Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a one audio (L,R) in projector, whereas the Benq MW526 only has two audio (L,R) ins.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX7240 has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity, however the Benq MW526 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
3% louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq MW526 (34dB). 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.

More expensive by $56
The Epson EX7240 is $56.26 more expensive than the Benq MW526.
$4.63 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Epson EX7240 costs $69.36 to run which is $4.63 more to run than the Benq MW526. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

32 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 61.92
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.81
Total running cost $ 64.73
Purchase price $ 402.74
Total cost of ownership $ 467.47
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 69.36
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 69.36
Purchase price $ 459.00
Total cost of ownership $ 528.36
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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).
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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
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.9 - 9
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h 10,000h
BEST
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)
2.59 - 2.86 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21 - 25.6 16.9 - 20.28
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 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)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 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)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
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 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
34dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
31dB 29dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 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
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Presentation
 Bright
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Presentation
 Bright
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

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 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 1500 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

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg 2.4g
BEST
Height
111.8mm 81.28mm
Depth
221.8mm 233.7mm
Width
302.8mm 297.2mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 USB
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