ViewSonic PA503W vs BenQ HT2150ST review

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ViewSonic PA503W
vs
BenQ HT2150ST

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - ViewSonic PA503W vs BenQ HT2150ST that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, PA503W has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7 for HT2150ST.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503W over BenQ HT2150ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 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 ViewSonic PA503W

  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503W
6
BenQ HT2150ST
7
4
7
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503W
BenQ HT2150ST

Model

PA503W
HT2150ST

Brand

ViewSonic
BenQ

Reviews

1649
372

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
60-180

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 36
0.9 - 3.3/1.8 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
2200

Contrast ratio

22000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.7:1
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

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

15000
7000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
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)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
0/32

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
27.6 x 12.1 x 38.1/15 x 4.8 x 10.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.22/4.89
3.60/7.93
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ViewSonic PA503W
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  • 6
  • 7
  • 6ViewSonic PA503W
  • 7BenQ HT2150ST

The BenQ HT2150ST is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ HT2150ST price

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