BenQ MS524AE vs BenQ HT2150ST review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
BenQ HT2150ST

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - BenQ MS524AE vs BenQ HT2150ST that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7 for HT2150ST.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over BenQ HT2150ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours

Advantages BenQ HT2150ST over BenQ MS524AE

  • 3D support
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
BenQ HT2150ST
7
4
7
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
BenQ HT2150ST

Model

MS524AE
HT2150ST

Brand

BenQ
BenQ

Reviews

56
372

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
60-180

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
0.9 - 3.3/1.8 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
2200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
0.69:1 - 0.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

260
353

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

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
7000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6
10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

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
27.6 x 12.1 x 38.1/15 x 4.8 x 10.9

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
3.60/7.93
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  • 6
  • 7
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 7BenQ HT2150ST

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