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Benq SU922 vs Sony VPL-SW631

Benq SU922 vs Sony VPL-SW631

Benq SU922
Sony VPL-SW631

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq SU922 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-SW631 is only a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot bigger bulb power Edit
Benq SU922 is 370W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-SW631 is only a 225W lamp power projector (145W smaller).
3D Edit
The Benq SU922 supports 3D, but the Sony VPL-SW631 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.

Full HD Edit
The Benq SU922 supports full HD, whereas the Sony VPL-SW631 does not support 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.

4 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 is a 6,000h lamp service life projector. That's 4,000h longer than the Benq SU922 (6,000h).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Benq SU922 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 has a noise level of 28dB, however the Benq SU922 is a 36dB noise level projector (8dB 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.

32% cheaper to run
The Sony VPL-SW631 only costs $85.84 to run over five years but the Benq SU922 costs $126.07 to run (47% more). Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq SU922 is a 2,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW631 is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (4,000h longer).
23% louder noise level Edit
The Benq SU922 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 8dB louder than the Sony VPL-SW631 (28dB). 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.

Older by three months
The Benq SU922 is three months older than the Sony VPL-SW631.
$40.23 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Benq SU922 are $126.07 which is $40.23 more than the Sony VPL-SW631. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 has a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens. That's 1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq SU922 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-SW631 is only 225W lamp power. That's 145W smaller than the Benq SU922 (225W).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 does not support full HD, however the Benq SU922 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.

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Date Released

20 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 123.18
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 126.07
Purchase price $ 1,449.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,576.06
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 82.95
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 85.84

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.8T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.54T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,300 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -5 - 5
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,300 ANSI lumens
Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 240 65 - 110
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
2,500h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Bulb Power
370W
BEST
225W
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.03x
Throw Ratio
 0.267 - 0.274:1
 0.267 - 0.274:1
Offset
102.5% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
-2.5 - 2.5 -3.7 - 3.7
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -2.3 - 2.3
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.45 - 3.07 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
15.78 - 25.12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

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
36dB 28dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,126BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 48 - 92
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 JPN
 SLK
 HUN
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 JPN
 SLK
 HUN
 PER
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Bright
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Bright
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
16W
Built-In Speaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Wall-mounted
 Desktop
 Wall-mounted
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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
490W 330W
BEST
Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
 Auto power off system
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.9kg
BEST
6kg
Height
118.4mm 138mm
Depth
267.5mm 372mm
Width
411.4mm 382mm

Packaging Content

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