Benq MW843 vs Sony VPL-CW276

Benq MW843
Sony VPL-CW276

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
43% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Benq MW843 is 7,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 3,000h longer than the Sony VPL-CW276 (4,000h).
500h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MW843 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector. That's 500h longer than the Sony VPL-CW276 (3,000h).
3D Edit
The Benq MW843 supports 3D, but the Sony VPL-CW276 does not. 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.

50% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MW843 is a 20W RMS rated power projector. That's 10W higher than the Sony VPL-CW276 (10W).
Two number of built-in speakerss Edit
The Benq MW843 has two number of built-in speakerss, however the Sony VPL-CW276 only has one number of built-in speakers.
Lighter Edit
The Benq MW843 has a weight of 5.4kg. That's 300g lighter than the Sony VPL-CW276 (5.7kg).
16% cheaper to run
The Benq MW843 is $15.48 cheaper to run than the Sony VPL-CW276 over five years. Read more
3 Reasons For
2,200 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens, however the Benq MW843 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-CW276 is 280W lamp power, but the Benq MW843 is only a 240W lamp power projector (40W smaller).
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-CW276 is two, but the Benq MW843 only has one HDMI ports quantity.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
74% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq MW843 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 2,200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-CW276 (5,200 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Benq MW843 is only 240W lamp power. That's 40W smaller than the Sony VPL-CW276 (280W).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Benq MW843 is one, but the Sony VPL-CW276 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
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Five months older
The Benq MW843 is older than the Sony VPL-CW276 by five months.
7 Reasons Against
3,000h shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPL-CW276 is only 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Benq MW843 is a 7,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3,000h longer).
500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Benq MW843 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 does not support 3D, whereas the Benq MW843 does. 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.

10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Benq MW843 is a 20W RMS rated power projector (10W higher).
One less number of built-in speakers Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has one number of built-in speakers, however the Benq MW843 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
A bit heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-CW276 has a weight of 5.7kg, however the Benq MW843 is a 5.4kg heavy projector (300g lighter).
Higher running costs over five years by $15.48
The running costs of the Sony VPL-CW276 are $96.82 which is $15.48 more than the Benq MW843 over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

30 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 78.60
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 81.34
Electricity cost - switched on $ 94.08
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 96.82
Purchase price $ 1,399.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,495.82
Details

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.
0.65T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 5,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data +/- 20
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-15 - 15 +/- 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.75"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 48kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 19kHz
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,200 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,200 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,200 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.45:1
 1.45:1
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
64 - 300 40 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,000h
BEST
4,000h
Bulb Power
240W 280W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
3,500h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.32 - 1.91:1
 1.32 - 1.91:1
BEST
Offset
147% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 5
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 3
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3 3
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
36dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,348BTU/h
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
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 PER
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 PER
 VIE
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop 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 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
330W
BEST
395W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.4kg
BEST
5.7kg
Height
236.9mm 113mm
Depth
322.8mm 330.5mm
Width
339mm 406mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA

Other Features

F-Number (relative Aperture)
2.53 Unknown - Click to provide data
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