BenQ MS524 vs Epson Home Cinema 730HD review

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BenQ MS524
vs
Epson Home Cinema 730HD

BenQ MS524 vs Epson Home Cinema 730HD comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.

Advantages BenQ MS524 over Epson Home Cinema 730HD

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 270 W vs 283 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 730HD over BenQ MS524

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

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524
6
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
6
6
4
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524
Epson Home Cinema 730HD

Model

MS524
Home Cinema 730HD

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

234
397

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
33-318

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3
1.4 - 4.8/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
3000

Contrast ratio

13000:1
12000:1

Throw ratio range

1.86:1 - 2.0:14
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

270
283

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
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

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
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

2.56 - 2.8
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

21 - 23.1
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

28.3 x 9.5 x 22.2/11.4 x 3.7 x 8.7
23.3 x 7.8 x 29.7/9.2 x 3.1 x 11.7

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.19
2.4/5.3
BenQ MS524
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
BenQ MS524
Epson Home Cinema 730HD

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6BenQ MS524
  • 6Epson Home Cinema 730HD

The BenQ MS524 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ MS524 price