ViewSonic PA503W vs BenQ HT2050 review

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Rating 5 5
ViewSonic PA503W
vs
BenQ HT2050

The ViewSonic PA503W vs BenQ HT2050 comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, PA503W has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7 for HT2050.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503W over BenQ HT2050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 375 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours

Advantages BenQ HT2050 over ViewSonic PA503W

  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 33 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503W
6
BenQ HT2050
7
4
7
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503W
BenQ HT2050

Model

PA503W
HT2050

Brand

ViewSonic
BenQ

Reviews

1649
392

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
60-180

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 36
1.3 - 7.6/3.2 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
2200

Contrast ratio

22000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.7:1
1.15:1 - 1.5:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
29

Power consumption, W

260
375

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.88

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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

29.4 x 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
37.8 x 12.1 x 27.7/14.9 x 4.8 x 10.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.22/4.89
3.3/7.2
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6
  • 7
  • 6ViewSonic PA503W
  • 7BenQ HT2050

The BenQ HT2050 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ HT2050 price

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