Epson EX3240 vs BenQ MS524AE review

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Epson EX3240
vs
BenQ MS524AE

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson EX3240 vs BenQ MS524AE comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, EX3240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6 for MS524AE.

Advantages Epson EX3240 over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4500 hours

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Epson EX3240

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 3200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 291 W
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX3240
5.6
BenQ MS524AE
6
4
4
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Common

Product

Epson EX3240
BenQ MS524AE

Model

EX3240
MS524AE

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

259
56

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-350
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 6.1/4.8 - 19.7
1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3200
3300

Contrast ratio

15000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.45:1 - 1.96:1
1.94:1 - 2.32:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
33

Power consumption, W

291
260

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.44
2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

16.7
21.8 - 25.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15, horizontal +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.35x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

30 x 8 x 23/11.81 x 3.15 x x 9
28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
1.9/4.2
Epson EX3240
BenQ MS524AE
Epson EX3240
BenQ MS524AE

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 6
  • 5.6Epson EX3240
  • 6BenQ MS524AE

The BenQ MS524AE is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ MS524AE price