Benq MS524 vs Viewsonic PJD5134

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Benq MS524
Viewsonic PJD5134

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MS524 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 400 ANSI lumens brighter than the Viewsonic PJD5134 (2,800 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq MS524 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h. That's 4,000h longer than the Viewsonic PJD5134 (6,000h).
200g lighter Edit
The Benq MS524 is a 1.9kg heavy projector. That's 200g lighter than the Viewsonic PJD5134 (2.1kg).
Expert reviews are better
The Benq MS524 has an average expert review score of 70% based on 1 review, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5134 has an average rating of 65% (based on 2 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Viewsonic PJD5134 is 29dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Benq MS524 (29dB).
Cheaper to run by $2.03
The Viewsonic PJD5134 only costs $65.02 to run over five years however the Benq MS524 costs $67.05 to run (3% more). Read more
User reviews are better
The Viewsonic PJD5134 has an average user review score of 93%, whereas the Benq MS524 has an average rating of 86% (based on 13 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Benq MS524 is 30dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB louder than the Viewsonic PJD5134 (29dB).
More expensive to run over five years by 3%
The Benq MS524 costs $67.05 to run which is $2.03 more to run than the Viewsonic PJD5134 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Benq MS524 is 86%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic PJD5134 is 93% (based on 8 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MS524 (2,800 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,000h. That's 4,000h shorter than the Benq MS524 (6,000h).
10% heavier Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is a 2.1kg heavy projector. That's 200g heavier than the Benq MS524 (2.1kg).
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Over one year older
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is older than the Benq MS524 by 20 months.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Viewsonic PJD5134 is only 65%, whereas the average expert rating of the Benq MS524 is 70% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

31 months Ago 51 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 67.05
Purchase price $ 369.88
Total cost of ownership $ 436.93
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 59.54
Electricity cost - standby $ 5.48
Total running cost $ 65.02

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.43T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
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
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 -40 - 40
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
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 11.3
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
Screen Size Compatibility
36 - 300 24 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h
BEST
6,000h
Bulb Power
190W 190W
Service Life of Lamp
4,500h 4,500h

Lens System

Offset
120% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.56 - 2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21 - 23.1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC M
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3 3

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
32dB 32dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
1W
Power Consumption (typical)
220W
BEST
250W
Power Consumption (max)
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3048
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.4kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 325mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 188mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 360mm
Weight
1.9kg
BEST
2.1kg
Height
95mm 84.4mm
Depth
222mm 221mm
Width
283mm 268mm

Packaging Content

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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