Epson EX7240 vs BenQ MW526AE review

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Epson EX7240
vs
BenQ MW526AE

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 MW526AE comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.3.

Advantages Epson EX7240 over BenQ MW526AE

  • 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 MW526AE over Epson EX7240

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 3200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 283 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX7240
6.3
BenQ MW526AE
6.3
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX7240
BenQ MW526AE

Model

EX7240
MW526AE

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

178
42

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1280 × 800

Max resolution (resized)

1680 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-320
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

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

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
3300

Contrast ratio

15000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
32

Power consumption, W

283
260

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
203

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

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
2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
21.8 -25.6

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
33.2 x 9.9 x 24.1/13 x 3.5 x 9.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
2.4/5.3
Epson EX7240
BenQ MW526AE
Epson EX7240
BenQ MW526AE

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 6.3
  • 6.3Epson EX7240
  • 6.3BenQ MW526AE

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