BenQ MS524AE vs Optoma HD27HDR review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
Optoma HD27HDR

In this review, we will talk about BenQ MS524AE vs Optoma HD27HDR comparison. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 8 for HD27HDR.

Advantages Optoma HD27HDR over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 28-305 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3400 vs 3300 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 236 W vs 260 W
  • HD27HDR is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
Optoma HD27HDR
8
4
8
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Optoma HD27HDR

Model

MS524AE
HD27HDR

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

56
678

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
28-305

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 35.9

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
3400

Contrast ratio

15000:1
50000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
26

Power consumption, W

260
236

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
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
203

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
6000

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
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6
21.86 - 24

Lens shift, %

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
40/104

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
32 x 11 x 25/12.5 x 4.3 x 9.8

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
2.8/6.2
BenQ MS524AE
Optoma HD27HDR
BenQ MS524AE
Optoma HD27HDR

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 8
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 8Optoma HD27HDR

The Optoma HD27HDR is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD27HDR price

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