48points

BenQ MS521

45points

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030

BenQ MS521
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24 facts in comparison

BenQ MS521 vs Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030

BenQ MS521
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030

Why is BenQ MS521 better than Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030?

  • 4000h longer lamp life
    ?

    10000hvs6000h
  • 1000cd/m² brighter light output
    ?

    3000cd/m²vs2000cd/m²
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 1 more audio input ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 5dB less audible noise
    ?

    32dBvs37dB
  • 1.2mm shorter
    ?

    103.8mmvs105mm
  • 43W lower power consumption on operation
    ?

    240W vs283W
  • 600g lighter
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    2.3kgvs2900g

Why is Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 better than BenQ MS521?

  • 4.32x higher resolution
    ?

    1920 x 1080pxvs800 x 600px
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 28" bigger maximum projection size
    ?

    328"vs300"
  • 0.1:1 bigger zoom ratio
    ?

    1.2:1vs1.1:1
  • 2 more composite ports
    ?

    3vs1
  • 0.14W lower power consumption on standby
    ?

    0.36W vs0.5W
  • 5.8mm narrower
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    297mmvs302.8mm

Price comparison

General info

1.lamp life

10000h

6000h

This shows the lifespan of the light source. Beamers need to have their lamps (light source) replaced every now and then.
2.audible noise

32dB

37dB

Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
3.height

103.8mm

105mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.power consumption in standby mode

0.5W

0.36W

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
5.operating power consumption

240W

283W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
6.weight

2.3kg

2.9kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Projection quality

1.resolution

800 x 600px

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.ANSI lumens

3000cd/m²

2000cd/m²

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
3.maximum projection size

300"

328"

The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.
4.has manual focus
BenQ MS521
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030
This allows to manually set the focus.
5.displays 3D
BenQ MS521
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030
The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image's depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.
6.zoom ratio

1.1:1

1.2:1

A projector zoom allows you to increase or decrease the size of the projected image without moving the projector. The most common zoom ratio among today's projectors is 1.2, which means you can vary the image size by 20% by simply adjusting the zoom lens.

Connectivity

1.HDMI ports

1

2

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
2.has a VGA connector
BenQ MS521
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
3.has an HDMI output
BenQ MS521
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.composite ports

1

3

The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Features

1.Has a remote control
BenQ MS521
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
BenQ MS521
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.audio input ports

2

1

More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.
4.audio output power

1 x 2W

1 x 2W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

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