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Benq MW526 vs Benq MX525

Benq MW526 vs Benq MX525

Benq MW526

54

Overall Score

Benq MW526

$937.49
Our Verdict:
A highly rated and cheap to run 13000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
88
13 Reviews
52
Average
50
Good Features
75
$68 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
54
Average
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 33dB Apr 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Benq MX525

62

Overall Score

Benq MX525

$349.83
Our Verdict:
A great value for money and fairly highly rated 13000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
77
17 Reviews
97
Excellent
50
Good Features
70
$72 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
62
Good
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 33dB Mar 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating
No reviews found
Average User Rating

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years
Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.93
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.95
Total running cost $ 67.88
Electricity cost - switched on $ 69.29
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.95
Total running cost $ 72.24
Energy Efficiency Class
No data No data
Environmental Impact
0.42T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Specification

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)  13000:1  13000:1
Projector Native Resolution  WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness 3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type  DMD  DMD
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min) 23kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max) 102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max) 120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min) 15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio  1.2  1.2
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios  16:9,2.35:1,4:3  16:9,2.35:1,4:3
Screen Size Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio  16:10
BEST
 16:10
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) 6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power 203W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp 4,500h 4,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio  1.49 - 1.79:1  1.49 - 1.79:1
Offset 125%
BEST
120%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)

Video

Supported Graphics Resolutions  1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)  1600 x 1200 (UXGA)  640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)  1600 x 1200 (UXGA)  640 x 480 (VGA)
Supported Video Modes  1080  1080
Video Colour Modes  sRGB  Cinema  Dynamic  Presentation
BEST
 sRGB  Cinema  Dynamic  Presentation
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  SECAM  NTSC  NTSC/PAL/SECAM  PAL M  PAL N  NTSC 4.43  PAL  SECAM  NTSC  NTSC/PAL/SECAM  PAL M  PAL N  NTSC 4.43
Supported 3D Formats  Side by side  Top and bottom  Frame packing  Frame Sequential  Side by side  Top and bottom  Frame packing  Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port 1 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Serial Interface Type  RS-232  RS-232
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB Connector Type  USB Type-B  Mini-USB B  USB Type-B  Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 3 3
HDMI Connector Type  Full-size  Full-size

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type  Not included  Not included

Performance

Noise Level 33dB 33dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 28dB 28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
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  F  LIT  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  F  LIT
Preset Modes  sRGB  Cinema  Custom  Dynamic  Presentation  Bright  3D  sRGB  Cinema  Custom  Dynamic  Presentation  Bright  3D

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power 2W 2W
Built-In Speaker 1 1

Design

Colour  Silver  White  Silver  White
Product Type  Desktop projector  Portable projector  Desktop projector  Portable projector

Power

Power Source  AC  AC
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 253W
BEST
270W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 212W
BEST
220W
Power Consumption (max) Unknown - Click to provide data 280W
AC Input Frequency  50  60  50 - 60  50/60,50 - 60  50  60  50 - 60  50/60,50 - 60
AC Input Voltage  100  100 - 240  110 - 240  120  120 - 240  1  110 - 240,100 - 240  100 - 240,120 - 240,100 - 240  100  100 - 240  110 - 240  120  120 - 240  1  110 - 240,100 - 240  100 - 240,120 - 240,100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 1.9kg 1.9kg
Height 111.8mm 95mm
Depth 221.8mm 222mm
Width 302.8mm 283mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type  IR  IR
Cables Included  VGA  AC  VGA  AC
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