BenQ MW526AE vs Epson EX7210 review

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BenQ MW526AE
vs
Epson EX7210

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ MW526AE vs Epson EX7210 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, MW526AE has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 versus 5.6 for EX7210.

Advantages BenQ MW526AE over Epson EX7210

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 283 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson EX7210 over BenQ MW526AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 30-300 inch

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MW526AE
6.3
Epson EX7210
5.6
6
4
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Common

Product

BenQ MW526AE
Epson EX7210

Model

MW526AE
EX7210

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

42
134

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 × 800
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
33-318

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 10/7.9 - 32.9
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3300
2800

Contrast ratio

15000:1
3000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.86:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

16.77 million

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

32
37

Power consumption, W

260
283

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

203
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
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

0
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
1.58 - 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

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

33.2 x 9.9 x 24.1/13 x 3.5 x 9.4
29.4 x 7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.3
2.3/5.1
BenQ MW526AE
Epson EX7210
BenQ MW526AE
Epson EX7210

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 5.6
  • 6.3BenQ MW526AE
  • 5.6Epson EX7210

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