BenQ MS524 vs Nebula Mars II review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

BenQ MS524 vs Nebula Mars II comparison chart

Overall
6
Nebula Mars II
6.6
6
7

BenQ MS524 vs Nebula Mars II review

BenQ MS524
vs
Nebula Mars II

It makes sense comparing BenQ MS524 vs Nebula Mars II because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, MS524 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Mars II.

Advantages BenQ MS524 over Nebula Mars II

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 30-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 300 lumens
  • 3D support

Advantages Nebula Mars II over BenQ MS524

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 57 W vs 270 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 4500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524
Nebula Mars II

Model

MS524
Mars II

Brand

BenQ
Nebula

Reviews

239
516

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1280 × 720

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1280 × 720

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3
1 - 3/3.2 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
300

Contrast ratio

13000:1
1000:1

Throw ratio range

1.86:1 - 2.0:14

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
32

Power consumption, W

270
57

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Android OS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

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
0

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.56 - 2.8

Focal length, mm

21 - 23.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
0/32

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
12.2 × 13.8 × 17.8/ 4.8 × 5.4 × 7

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.19
1.4/2.2

Other

Release year

2014
2018
BenQ MS524
Nebula Mars II
BenQ MS524
Nebula Mars II

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 6.6
  • 6BenQ MS524
  • 6.6Nebula Mars II

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