BenQ MS524 vs Epson EX5260 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ MS524
vs
Epson EX5260

The BenQ MS524 vs Epson EX5260 comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.

Advantages BenQ MS524 over Epson EX5260

  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support

Advantages Epson EX5260 over BenQ MS524

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3200 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Equal power consumption: 270 W
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524
6
Epson EX5260
6
6
5
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524
Epson EX5260

Model

MS524
EX5260

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

234
231

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3
0.9 - 9.1/2.9 - 29.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3200
3600

Contrast ratio

13000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.86:1 - 2.0:14
1.48:1 - 1.68:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

270
270

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
6000

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)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.56 - 2.8
1.49 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

21 - 23.1
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

28.3 x 9.5 x 22.2/11.4 x 3.7 x 8.7
30.2 x 9.1 x 25.1/11.9 x 3.6 x 9.9

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.19
2.8/6.2
BenQ MS524
Epson EX5260
BenQ MS524
Epson EX5260

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  • 6
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  • 6BenQ MS524
  • 6Epson EX5260

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