Epson EX7240 vs BenQ MS524 review

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Epson EX7240
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 EX7240 vs BenQ MS524 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, EX7240 has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 versus 6 for MS524.

Advantages Epson EX7240 over BenQ MS524

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4500 hours

Advantages BenQ MS524 over Epson EX7240

  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 270 W vs 283 W
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 3200 lumens
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX7240
6.3
BenQ MS524
6
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX7240
BenQ MS524

Model

EX7240
MS524

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

178
234

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1680 x 1050
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-320
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

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

Aspect ratio

16:10
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3200
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
13000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1 - 1.56:1
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

283
270

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, 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
Epson EX7240
BenQ MS524
Epson EX7240
BenQ MS524

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 6
  • 6.3Epson EX7240
  • 6BenQ MS524

The Epson EX7240 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson EX7240 price

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