Benq MH741 vs Hitachi CPWX3541

Benq MH741
Hitachi CPWX3541

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
300 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MH741 has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, however the Hitachi CPWX3541 is only a 3,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (300 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Benq MH741 is 260W lamp power, but the Hitachi CPWX3541 is only a 225W lamp power projector (35W smaller).
5 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Hitachi CPWX3541 is a 10,000h lamp service life projector. That's 7,500h longer than the Benq MH741 (10,000h).
Three audio (L,R) ins Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Hitachi CPWX3541 is three, but the Benq MH741 only has one audio (L,R) in.
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Hitachi CPWX3541 is three, but the Benq MH741 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Hitachi CPWX3541 is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Benq MH741 (16W).
10% lighter Edit
The Hitachi CPWX3541 has a weight of 3kg. That's 300g lighter than the Benq MH741 (3kg).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Three times shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MH741 is a 2,500h lamp service life projector, whereas the Hitachi CPWX3541 is a 10,000h lamp service life projector (7,500h longer).
Two less audio (L,R) ins Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Benq MH741 is one, but the Hitachi CPWX3541 only has three audio (L,R) ins.
Two less USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Benq MH741 is one, but the Hitachi CPWX3541 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MH741 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Hitachi CPWX3541 is a 16W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
Marginally heavier Edit
The Benq MH741 has a weight of 3.3kg, however the Hitachi CPWX3541 is a 3kg heavy projector (300g lighter).
Older by five months
The Benq MH741 is five months older than the Hitachi CPWX3541.
3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Hitachi CPWX3541 has a projector brightness of 3,700 ANSI lumens. That's 300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MH741 (3,700 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Hitachi CPWX3541 is only 225W lamp power. That's 35W smaller than the Benq MH741 (225W).
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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 78.60
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 81.34
Purchase price $ 690.99
Total cost of ownership $ 772.33
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 78.60
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 81.34

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
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)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,700 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
± 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
± 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Zoom capability
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
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Projection Distance (wide)
43 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
4.837 - 6.267 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
260W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,500h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
260W
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225W
Service Life of Lamp
2,500h 10,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.3x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.15 - 1.49
 1.15 - 1.49
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
130% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.59 - 2.87 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.88 - 21.88 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Colour Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
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 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 3
BEST
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2 2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN

Performance

Noise Level
36dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
31dB 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
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 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
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
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Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
330W 330W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 1499 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.3kg 3kg
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Height
116mm 245mm
Depth
216.3mm 85mm
Width
314.2mm 320mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
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 VGA
 AC
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