BenQ MS524AE vs Optoma HD143X review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
Optoma HD143X

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so BenQ MS524AE vs Optoma HD143X comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD143X.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Optoma HD143X

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 330 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD143X over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-307 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 31 dB vs 33 dB
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
Optoma HD143X
6.6
4
6
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Optoma HD143X

Model

MS524AE
HD143X

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

56
1648

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
37-307

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
1.2 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
3000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
23000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.47:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
31

Power consumption, W

260
330

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

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
2.1 - 2.31

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6
15.59 - 17.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7
31.7 x 10.1 x 22.8/12.5 x 4 x 9.7

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
2.49/5.5
BenQ MS524AE
Optoma HD143X
BenQ MS524AE
Optoma HD143X

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 6
  • 6.6
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 6.6Optoma HD143X

The Optoma HD143X is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD143X price