Benq MS524 vs Viewsonic PJD5153

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Benq MS524
Viewsonic PJD5153

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Vastly higher vertical synchronization (max) Edit
The Benq MS524 has a vertical synchronization (max) of 120kHz. That's 119.88kHz higher than the Viewsonic PJD5153 (0.12kHz).
11% lighter Edit
The Benq MS524 has a weight of 1.9kg, however the Viewsonic PJD5153 is a 2.1kg heavy projector (200g heavier).
5 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).
$131 cheaper
The Viewsonic PJD5153 costs $130.89 less than the Benq MS524.
Available from 7 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.
2% cheaper to run
The Viewsonic PJD5153 only costs $65.85 to run over five years but the Benq MS524 costs $67.05 to run (2% more). Read more
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

6 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 $131
The Benq MS524 is $130.89 more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD5153.
Less retailers
The Benq MS524 is only stocked by 5 stores, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5153 is stocked by 12 stores. 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 five months
The Benq MS524 is five months older than the Viewsonic PJD5153.
Higher running costs over five years by $1.20
The running costs of the Benq MS524 are $67.05 which is $1.20 more than the Viewsonic PJD5153 over five years. Show assumptions.
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).
2 Reasons Against
999x lower vertical synchronization (max) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5153 has a vertical synchronization (max) of 0.12kHz, however the Benq MS524 is a 120kHz maximum vertical synchronization projector (119.88kHz higher).
10% heavier Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5153 has a weight of 2.1kg. That's 200g heavier than the Benq MS524 (2.1kg).

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

31 months Ago 25 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
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 63.11
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 65.85
Purchase price $ 238.99
Total cost of ownership $ 304.84
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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.
0.44T
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)
 2400:1
 2400:1
BEST
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
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 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
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 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data

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

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 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
220W
BEST
265W
Power Consumption (max)
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

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