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Benq MW843 vs Sony VPL-SW235

Benq MW843 vs Sony VPL-SW235

Benq MW843

37

Overall Score

Benq MW843

$1,198.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured 13000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
50
33
Poor
50
Good Features
48
$87 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
37
Mediocre
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 36dB Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Sony VPL-SW235

47

Overall Score

Sony VPL-SW235

$899.89
Our Verdict:
A cheap to run and good value for money 3000:1 280 x 800 projector
50
63
Good
50
Good Features
75
$67 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
47
Mediocre
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 34dB Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

Top Prices

Overstock
1 Price from 1 Store | $1,198.99
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Factory Outlet Store
5 Prices from 2 Stores | $899.89-$10,599.95

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years
Electricity cost - switched on $ 84.24
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.94
Total running cost $ 87.18
Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.42
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.95
Total running cost $ 67.37
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.
0.42T
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.

Specification

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical) 13000:1 3000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution  WXGA (1280x800)  WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness 3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution  1600 x 1200  1600 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Colour Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,700 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio  Fixed  Fixed
Supported Aspect Ratios  16:9,2.35:1,4:3  16:9,2.35:1,4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
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) 7,000h
BEST
1,000h
Lamp Type  UHP  UHP
Bulb Power 240W
BEST
210W
Service Life of Lamp 3,500h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio  0.46:1  0.46:1
BEST
Offset 147% Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  Manual  Manual

Video

Supported Graphics Resolutions  1600 x 1200 (UXGA)  640 x 480 (VGA)  1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)  1280 x 720 (HD 720)  1600 x 1200 (UXGA)  640 x 480 (VGA)  1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)  1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
Supported Video Modes  1080  1080
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  SECAM  NTSC  NTSC/PAL/SECAM  PAL M  PAL N  NTSC 3.58  NTSC 4.43  PAL  SECAM  NTSC  NTSC/PAL/SECAM  PAL M  PAL N  NTSC 3.58  NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Rates  1000  100  10  100,100,10  10,100,1000  1000  100  10  100,100,10  10,100,1000
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type  Not included  Not included

Performance

Noise Level 36dB 34dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode) 30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation Unknown - Click to provide data 1,075BTU/h
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  VIE  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  VIE
Preset Modes  sRGB  3D  Cinema  Dynamic  Presentation
BEST
 sRGB  3D  Cinema  Dynamic  Presentation
Other Operating Systems Supported  Android  iOS  Android  iOS

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power 20W
BEST
16W
Built-In Speaker 2
BEST
1

Design

Colour  White  White
Product Type  Desktop projector  Desktop projector

Power

Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 330W 251W
BEST
Power Source  AC  AC
Power Consumption (PowerSave) Unknown - Click to provide data 219W
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 315W
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

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 5.4kg 4.4kg
BEST
Height 236.9mm 138.7mm
Depth 322.8mm 310mm
Width 339mm 365mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type  IR  IR
Cables Included  VGA  AC  VGA  AC

Other Features

F-Number (relative Aperture) 2.53 Unknown - Click to provide data
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