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Benq MW853UST+ vs Hitachi CP-TW2505

Benq MW853UST+ vs Hitachi CP-TW2505

Benq MW853UST+
Hitachi CP-TW2505

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
16% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MW853UST+ has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (500 ANSI lumens dimmer).
3D Edit
The Benq MW853UST+ supports 3D, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 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.

10% quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MW853UST+ is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Hitachi CP-TW2505 (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.

16% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq MW853UST+ only costs $75.79 to run but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 costs $90.50 to run (19% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
8% bigger bulb power Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 250W lamp power projector. That's 20W bigger than the Benq MW853UST+ (250W).
20% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h. That's 1,000h longer than the Benq MW853UST+ (5,000h).
Full HD Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 supports full HD, however the Benq MW853UST+ does not. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has an Ethernet LAN, however the Benq MW853UST+ does not have an Ethernet LAN.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller bulb power Edit
Benq MW853UST+ is only 230W lamp power, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 250W lamp power projector (20W bigger).
1,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MW853UST+ is a 4,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Benq MW853UST+ does not support full HD, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Older by five months
The Benq MW853UST+ is five months older than the Hitachi CP-TW2505.
3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MW853UST+ (2,700 ANSI lumens).
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a noise level of 36dB, but the Benq MW853UST+ is a 33dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

19% higher running costs over five years
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 costs $90.50 to run which is $14.71 more to run than the Benq MW853UST+ over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

28 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 72.90
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 75.79
Electricity cost - switched on $ 90.50
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 90.50

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,700 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 5
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -5 - 5
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 106kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.12kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.7M
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.13 - 0.41
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
80 - 300 60 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,000h 10,000h
BEST
Bulb Power
230W 250W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Offset
144% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8 - 1.8
Fixed Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.21

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AUX in
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
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)
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Air Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Air filter
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
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 16W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 Grey
 White
 Grey
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Wall-mounted projector
 Desktop projector
 Wall-mounted projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
290W
BEST
360W
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 Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data RCM, UL

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5kg 4.5kg
BEST
Height
130.2mm 137mm
Depth
287.5mm 361mm
Width
373.3mm 376mm

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
BEST
 VGA

Technical Details

RMS Output Power (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16
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