Epson Home Cinema 3600e vs BenQ MS524AE review

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Epson Home Cinema 3600e
vs
BenQ MS524AE

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson Home Cinema 3600e vs BenQ MS524AE comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 3600e has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 6 for MS524AE.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3600e over BenQ MS524AE

  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Epson Home Cinema 3600e

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 385 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 3600e
7.6
BenQ MS524AE
6
7
4
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3600e
BenQ MS524AE

Model

Home Cinema 3600e
MS524AE

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

51
56

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 9.6/3.2 - 29.5
1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2500
3300

Contrast ratio

70000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 2.15:1
1.94:1 - 2.32:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
33

Power consumption, W

385
260

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

250
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
21.8 - 25.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

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

32 x 16.2 x 40.8/12.6 x 6.4 x 16.1
28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
1.9/4.2
Epson Home Cinema 3600e
BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 3600e
BenQ MS524AE

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 6
  • 7.6Epson Home Cinema 3600e
  • 6BenQ MS524AE

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