BenQ MS524AE vs Epson Home Cinema 2040 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ MS524AE
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2040

BenQ MS524AE vs Epson Home Cinema 2040 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 2040.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Epson Home Cinema 2040

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 307 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2040 over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • 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
Epson Home Cinema 2040
7.3
4
6
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 2040

Model

MS524AE
Home Cinema 2040

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

56
382

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
34-332

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3300
2200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.22:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

260
307

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
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
2

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
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

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
29.7 x 24.5 x 11.4/11.7 x 4.4 x 9.6

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
2.9/6.4
BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 2040
BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 2040

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  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7.3
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2040

The Epson Home Cinema 2040 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 2040 price

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