BenQ MS524AE vs Epson Home Cinema 3700 review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3700

The BenQ MS524AE vs Epson Home Cinema 3700 comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 3700.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Epson Home Cinema 3700

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 384 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3700 over BenQ MS524AE

  • 3D support
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
Epson Home Cinema 3700
7.3
4
6
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 3700

Model

MS524AE
Home Cinema 3700

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

56
75

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
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

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

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
3000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
70000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
35

Power consumption, W

260
384

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
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.6x

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
32 x 16.2 x 40.8/12.6 x 6.4 x 16.1

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
4.3/9.52
BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 3700
BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 3700

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7.3
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3700

The Epson Home Cinema 3700 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 3700 price

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