BenQ HT2150ST vs BenQ MS524 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT2150ST
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 BenQ HT2150ST vs BenQ MS524 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, HT2150ST has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 6 for MS524.

Advantages BenQ HT2150ST over BenQ MS524

  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages BenQ MS524 over BenQ HT2150ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 270 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT2150ST
7
BenQ MS524
6
7
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT2150ST
BenQ MS524

Model

HT2150ST
MS524

Brand

BenQ
BenQ

Reviews

372
234

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 3.3/1.8 - 9.8
1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2200
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
13000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.86:1 - 2.0:14

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
33

Power consumption, W

353
270

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
2.56 - 2.8

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
21 - 23.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 20
vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

20
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
0/32

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

27.6 x 12.1 x 38.1/15 x 4.8 x 10.9
28.3 x 9.5 x 22.2/11.4 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.60/7.93
1.9/4.19
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 7
  • 6
  • 7BenQ HT2150ST
  • 6BenQ MS524

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