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Benq MS524 vs Viewsonic PJD5153

Benq MS524 vs Viewsonic PJD5153

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Benq MS524
Viewsonic PJD5153

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Benq MS524 supports 3D, but the Viewsonic PJD5153 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.

16% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq MS524 is $11.32 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic PJD5153. Read more
4 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5153 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 500h longer than the Benq MS524 (5,000h).
$3 cheaper
The Viewsonic PJD5153 costs $2.84 less than the Benq MS524.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are a lot better
The Viewsonic PJD5153 has an average user review score of 96%, however the Benq MS524 has an average rating of 86% (based on 13 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MS524 is a 4,500h lamp service life projector, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5153 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
More expensive by $3
The Benq MS524 is $2.84 more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD5153.
Less retailers
The Benq MS524 is only stocked by 7 sellers, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5153 is stocked by 9 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by one month
The Benq MS524 is one month older than the Viewsonic PJD5153.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Benq MS524's average user score is 86%, however the Viewsonic PJD5153's is 96% (based on 21 reviews).
1 Reason Against
More expensive to run over five years by 19%
Over five years the running costs of the Viewsonic PJD5153 are $69.51 which is $11.32 more than the Benq MS524. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

30 months Ago 29 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 $ 292.83
Total cost of ownership $ 351.02
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.62
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 69.51
Purchase price $ 289.99
Total cost of ownership $ 359.50
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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.
0.44T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.44 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)
 13000:1
BEST
 13000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
23kHz 0.02kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
102kHz 102kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
120kHz
BEST
0.12kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz 15kHz
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 8
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
Screen Size Compatibility
36 - 300 30 - 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) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
190W 190W
Service Life of Lamp
4,500h 5,000h
BEST

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
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 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
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43

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
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
32dB 32dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
220W
BEST
265W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
220W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
270W 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
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CB, TUV-GS, UL/cUL, FCC (including ICES-003), CE,C-Tick Mexico Energy test/Registration, EAC, UkrSEPRO/EMC DOC, UL COC, TUV-S Mark(Argentina), PSB, KCC, KC, SASO, CCC WEEE, RoHS, REACH, SVHC, ErP
RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.9kg
BEST
2.1kg
Height
95mm 103.7mm
Depth
222mm 228mm
Width
283mm 316mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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