BenQ MS524 vs Optoma HD141X review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ MS524
vs
Optoma HD141X

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ MS524 vs Optoma HD141X. Based on our rating, MS524 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7 for HD141X.

Advantages BenQ MS524 over Optoma HD141X

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 3000 lumens

Advantages Optoma HD141X over BenQ MS524

  • Bigger projection screen size: 42-305 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 270 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524
6
Optoma HD141X
7
6
6
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524
Optoma HD141X

Model

MS524
HD141X

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

234
1366

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
42-305

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3
1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
3000

Contrast ratio

13000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.86:1 - 2.0:14
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
26

Power consumption, W

270
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
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

190
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

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
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

0
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.56 - 2.8
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

21 - 23.1
21.09 - 24.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
31.50 x 10.16 x 22.35/12.4 x 4 x 8.8

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.19
2.4/5.5
BenQ MS524
Optoma HD141X
BenQ MS524
Optoma HD141X

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7
  • 6BenQ MS524
  • 7Optoma HD141X

The Optoma HD141X is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD141X price