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Benq MS524 vs Viewsonic PJD5134

Benq MS524 vs Viewsonic PJD5134

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Benq MS524
Viewsonic PJD5134

Top Prices

eBay
Checked 11 hours ago
Standard delivery: $23.53
Best Buy
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Amazon US
Checked 1 day ago
Out of stock
eBay
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Amazon US
Checked 1 day ago
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Reasons For

5 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).
$58 cheaper
The Benq MS524 is $58.12 cheaper than the Viewsonic PJD5134.
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $10.43
The Benq MS524 only costs $58.19 to run over five years however the Viewsonic PJD5134 costs $68.62 to run (18% more). Read more
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).
1 Reason For
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

1 Reason Against
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 18 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).
$58 more expensive
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is more expensive than the Benq MS524 by $58.12.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 sellers sells the Viewsonic PJD5134, but 9 stores sell the Benq MS524. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Over two years older
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is older than the Benq MS524 by two years.
More expensive to run over five years by 18%
Over five years the Viewsonic PJD5134 costs $68.62 to run which is $10.43 more to run than the Benq MS524. Show assumptions.
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

30 months Ago 54 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 55.30
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 58.19
Purchase price $ 291.87
Total cost of ownership $ 350.06
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 62.84
Electricity cost - standby $ 5.78
Total running cost $ 68.62
Purchase price $ 349.99
Total cost of ownership $ 418.61
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.37T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
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
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
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)
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 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
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 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
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
32dB 32dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
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
 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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

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

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 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 (economy Mode)
220W Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 0 - 3048
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 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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