BenQ MS524AE vs Epson EX5260 review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
Epson EX5260

The BenQ MS524AE 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 MS524AE over Epson EX5260

  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 270 W
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson EX5260 over BenQ MS524AE

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3300 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
Epson EX5260
6
4
5
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Epson EX5260

Model

MS524AE
EX5260

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

56
231

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
0.9 - 9.1/2.9 - 29.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3300
3600

Contrast ratio

15000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
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

260
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

200
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
6000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

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

2.46 - 2.66
1.49 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

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

28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 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

1.9/4.2
2.8/6.2
BenQ MS524AE
Epson EX5260
BenQ MS524AE
Epson EX5260

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  • 6
  • 6
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 6Epson EX5260

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