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Benq MX620 vs Benq MX842

Benq MX620 vs Benq MX842

Benq MX620
Benq MX842

Top Prices

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Benq MX620 is 4,500h lamp service life. That's 1,000h longer than the Benq MX842 (3,500h).
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MX620 has a noise level of 33dB, whereas the Benq MX842 is a 36dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Cheaper to run by $12.19
The Benq MX620 only costs $70.76 to run over five years however the Benq MX842 costs $82.95 to run (17% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
21% bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq MX842 has a bulb power of 240W, however the Benq MX620 is only a 190W lamp power projector (50W smaller).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq MX842 has an Ethernet LAN, but the Benq MX620 does not.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Benq MX620 has a bulb power of 190W. That's 50W smaller than the Benq MX842 (240W).
Nine months older
The Benq MX620 is older than the Benq MX842 by nine months.
3 Reasons Against
A lot shorter service life of lamp Edit
Benq MX842 is only 3,500h lamp service life, but the Benq MX620 is a 4,500h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
9% louder noise level Edit
The Benq MX842 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the Benq MX620 (36dB). 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.

$12.19 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Benq MX842 costs $82.95 to run which is $12.19 more to run than the Benq MX620. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

44 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.87
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 70.76
Electricity cost - switched on $ 82.95
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 82.95

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.
0.52T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 13000:1
 13000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -15 - 15
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 60 - 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
BEST
7,000h
Bulb Power
190W 240W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,500h
BEST
3,500h

Lens System

Offset
110% 153%
BEST
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.6 - 2.78 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
10.2 - 12.24 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 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
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
36dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
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
 3D
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 3D
 Presentation
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 20W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 2
BEST

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
270W
BEST
330W
Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.6kg
BEST
5.4kg
Height
114.4mm 236.9mm
Depth
232.6mm 322.8mm
Width
287.3mm 339mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

F-Number (relative Aperture)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.53
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