BenQ MS524AE vs Epson Home Cinema 660 review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
Epson Home Cinema 660

In this review, we will talk about BenQ MS524AE vs Epson Home Cinema 660 comparison. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 5.6 for Home Cinema 660.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Epson Home Cinema 660

  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 296 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 660 over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 30-300 inch

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 3300 lumens
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
Epson Home Cinema 660
5.6
4
4
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 660

Model

MS524AE
Home Cinema 660

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

56
116

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
800 x 600

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-350

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3300
3300

Contrast ratio

15000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.45:1 - 1.96:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

260
296

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
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
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

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
0

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
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
1.44

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6
16.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.35x

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
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
2.4/5.3
BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 660
BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 660

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 5.6
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 5.6Epson Home Cinema 660

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