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Asus S1 vs Benq MS504 vs Epson VS240

Asus S1 vs Benq MS504 vs Epson VS240

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Asus S1
Benq MS504
Epson VS240

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Asus S1 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector. That's 25,500h longer than the Benq MS504 (5,000h) and 25,000h longer than the Epson VS240 (5,000h).
16% quieter noise level Edit
The Asus S1 has a noise level of 32dB, however the Benq MS504 is a 33dB noise level projector (1dB louder) and the Epson VS240 is a 37dB noise level projector (5dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

$75 cheaper
The Asus S1 costs $109.04 less than the Benq MS504 and costs $75.05 less than the Epson VS240.
85% cheaper to run
The Asus S1 only costs $10.93 to run over five years but the Benq MS504 costs $70.67 to run (547% more) and the Epson VS240 costs $53.80 to run (392% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq MS504 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness, and so does the Epson VS240. That's 2,800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Asus S1 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
3D Edit
The Benq MS504 supports 3D, whereas the Asus S1 and the Epson VS240 do 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.

Handheld remote control Edit
The Benq MS504 has a handheld remote control, and so does the Epson VS240, but the Asus S1 does not have a handheld remote control.
User reviews are better
The Benq MS504 has an average user review score of 93%, but the Asus S1 has an average rating of 86% (based on 32 reviews) and the Epson VS240 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons For
94% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson VS240 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, and so does the Benq MS504. That's 2,800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Asus S1 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
5% bigger bulb power Edit
Epson VS240 is 200W lamp power. That's 10W bigger than the Benq MS504 (200W).
Handheld remote control Edit
The Epson VS240 has a handheld remote control, and so does the Benq MS504, however the Asus S1 does not.
Available from 12 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Epson VS240 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 10900 by sales volume in our projectors, however the Benq MS504 ranks No. 175495.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 1 review, the Epson VS240 has an average expert review score of 70%, however the Asus S1 has an average rating of 65% (based on 40 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
2,800 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Asus S1 has a projector brightness of 200 ANSI lumens. That's 2,800 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MS504 and the Epson VS240 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Asus S1 does not have a handheld remote control, but the Benq MS504 and the Epson VS240 have a handheld remote control.
Less retailers
Only 11 stores sells the Asus S1, whereas 15 shops sell the Epson VS240. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over one year older
The Asus S1 is older than the Benq MS504 by eight months and older than the Epson VS240 by 18 months.
Lower expert review Score
The Asus S1's average expert rating is only 65%, however the Epson VS240's is 70% (based on 1 review).
Lower user review Score
The Asus S1's average user rating is 86%, however the Benq MS504's is 93% (based on 11 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Benq MS504 is a 190W lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Epson VS240 (200W).
Six times shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MS504 has a service life of lamp of 4,500h. That's 25,500h shorter than the Asus S1 (5,000h) and 500h shorter than the Epson VS240 (5,000h).
Slightly louder noise level Edit
The Benq MS504 has a noise level of 33dB, but the Asus S1 is a 32dB noise level projector (1dB quieter) and the Epson VS240 is a 37dB noise level projector (4dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

$109 more expensive
The Benq MS504 is more expensive than the Asus S1 by $109.04 and more expensive than the Epson VS240 by $33.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 3 stores sells the Benq MS504, however 11 retailers sell the Asus S1 and 15 sellers sell the Epson VS240. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Ten months older
The Benq MS504 is older than the Epson VS240 by ten months.
More expensive to run over five years by 547%
Over five years the running costs of the Benq MS504 are $70.67 which is $59.74 more than the Asus S1 and $16.87 more than the Epson VS240. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Benq MS504 ranks No. 175495 by sales volume, but the Epson VS240 ranks No. 10900.
5 Reasons Against
25,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 25,000h shorter than the Asus S1 (5,000h) and 500h longer than the Benq MS504 (5,000h).
14% louder noise level Edit
The Epson VS240 has a noise level of 37dB, however the Asus S1 is a 32dB noise level projector (5dB quieter) and the Benq MS504 is a 33dB noise level projector (4dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

$75 more expensive
The Epson VS240 is more expensive than the Asus S1 by $75.05.
392% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Epson VS240 are $53.80 which is $42.87 more than the Asus S1 over five years. Show assumptions.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The Epson VS240's average user rating is 80%, however the Asus S1's is 86% (based on 32 reviews) and the Benq MS504's is 93% (based on 11 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
gagadget.com: Recommended
hispazone.com: Recommended Product
ixbt.com: Original Design
madboxpc.com: Recommended
oclab.ru: Best Choice
ozeros.com: Recommended
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
tweaktown.com: Best Value Award
xfastest.com: Fastest Media
No awards found No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 32 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 8.04
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 10.93
Purchase price $ 199.95
Total cost of ownership $ 210.88
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 70.67
Purchase price $ 308.99
Total cost of ownership $ 379.66
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 53.80
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 53.80
Purchase price $ 275.00
Total cost of ownership $ 328.80
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.069T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.069 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
2
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.
0.34T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
 15000:1
 15000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
BEST
 SVGA (800x600)
BEST
Projector Brightness
200 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.3" Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 23kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
BEST
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10.44 - 10.44
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.88 - 0.88
Projection Distance
0.73 - 2.43 Unknown - Click to provide data 0.88 - 10.44
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 100 30 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10,000h 10,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W 200W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
30,000h
BEST
4,500h 5,000h

Lens System

Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 120% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.56 - 2.8 1.44 - 1.44
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21 - 23.1 16.77 - 16.77
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Video

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

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
BEST
1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
32dB
BEST
33dB 37dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB
BEST
28dB
BEST
29dB
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 102 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 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
 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
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Silver
 Black
 White
 Silver
 Black
 White
 Silver
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
32W
BEST
270W 214W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W 219W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Adapter Output Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 24
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Battery

Battery Life (max)
3h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
6,000mAh Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
CB/ CE/ FCC/ VCCI/ UL/ CU/ C-Tick/ CCC/ TUV-GS/ PSE Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
1.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
122mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
240mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
186mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
342g
BEST
1.8kg 2.4kg
Height
30.7mm 95mm 76.2mm
Depth
102mm 222mm 233.7mm
Width
110.5mm 283mm 297mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
 Handheld remote control
BEST
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
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