Epson EX5240 vs BenQ MS524 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Epson EX5240 vs BenQ MS524 comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5240
5.6
6
4
6

Epson EX5240 vs BenQ MS524 review

Epson EX5240
vs
BenQ MS524

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson EX5240 vs BenQ MS524 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, EX5240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6 for MS524.

Advantages Epson EX5240 over BenQ MS524

  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4500 hours

Advantages BenQ MS524 over Epson EX5240

  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 270 W vs 291 W
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Equal brightness: 3200 lumens
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
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Common

Product

Epson EX5240
BenQ MS524

Model

EX5240
MS524

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

266
239

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3200
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
13000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
1.86:1 - 2.0:14

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
33

Power consumption, W

291
270

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
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.56 - 2.8

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
21 - 23.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 8.1 x 23.3/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2
28.3 x 9.5 x 22.2/11.4 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
1.9/4.19

Other

Release year

2015
2014
Epson EX5240
BenQ MS524
Epson EX5240
BenQ MS524

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 6
  • 5.6Epson EX5240
  • 6BenQ MS524

The BenQ MS524 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ MS524 price

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