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Benq SP870 vs Canon WUX400ST

Benq SP870 vs Canon WUX400ST

Benq SP870
Canon WUX400ST

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq SP870 is 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Canon WUX400ST (4,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq SP870 is a 360W lamp power projector. That's 110W bigger than the Canon WUX400ST (250W).
A little quieter noise level Edit
The Benq SP870 has a noise level of 36dB, but the Canon WUX400ST is a 38dB noise level projector (2dB 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.

3 Reasons For
Full HD Edit
The Canon WUX400ST supports full HD, whereas the Benq SP870 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.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Canon WUX400ST has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Benq SP870 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
26% cheaper to run
Over five years the Canon WUX400ST is $32.98 cheaper to run than the Benq SP870. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Benq SP870 does not support full HD, but the Canon WUX400ST 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.

Over two years older
The Benq SP870 is older than the Canon WUX400ST by two years.
More expensive to run over five years by 35%
The running costs over five years of the Benq SP870 are $128.20 which is $32.98 more than the Canon WUX400ST. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
25% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Canon WUX400ST has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, however the Benq SP870 is a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
110W smaller bulb power Edit
Canon WUX400ST is only 250W lamp power, but the Benq SP870 is a 360W lamp power projector (110W bigger).
Louder noise level Edit
The Canon WUX400ST is a 38dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Benq SP870 (38dB). 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.

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Date Released

59 months Ago 36 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 128.20
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 128.20
Purchase price $ 1,349.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,478.19
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 91.75
Electricity cost - standby $ 3.47
Total running cost $ 95.22

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.81T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.81 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.6T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.6 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)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 12
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 12
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,080 ANSI lumens
Colours
16.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.15:1
BEST
 1.15:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.35 - 3.64
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Bulb Power
360W
BEST
250W
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1x
Throw Ratio
 0.56:1
 0.56:1
BEST
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.35x
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 10
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 75
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.4 - 2.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
38.87 - 46.63 2.7 - 8.8
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
36dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB 32dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 93 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
45 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
4W 5W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.6W
Power Consumption (typical)
510W 365W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 295W
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 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
6.3kg
Height
115mm 134mm
Depth
277mm 415mm
Width
375mm 337mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
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