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BenQ MW523
BenQ MW523
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BenQ MW523 review: 25 facts and highlights

1. resolution

1280 x 800px
Sony VPL-VW350ES: 4096 x 2160px

2. width

302.8mm
LG PG65U: 60mm

3. HDMI ports

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
1
Panasonic PT-AE8000U: 3

4. lamp life

This shows the lifespan of the light source. Beamers need to have their lamps (light source) replaced every now and then.
10000h
Vivitek Qumi Q7: 30000h

5. audible noise

Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
32dB
Dream Vision Yunzi 1: 19dB

6. displays 3D with glasses

The device displays 3D images which you can only see with special 3D glasses. Unlike glasses-free 3D displays, the screens of these devices have larger viewing angles.
BenQ MW523
35% have it

7. audio output power

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
1 x 2W
Optoma EH501: 2 x 15W

8. ANSI lumens

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
3000cd/m²
Panasonic PT-DZ20K: 20000cd/m²

9. height

103.8mm
Elmo BOXi T-350: 17mm

10. audio input ports

More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.
2
BenQ LW61ST: 4

11. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
BenQ MW523
54% have it

12. maximum projection size

The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.
300"
InFocus IN5544: 603"

13. thickness

221.8mm
Celluon PicoPro: 12.7mm

14. weight

2.3kg
Celluon PicoPro: 181g

15. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
BenQ MW523
85% have it

16. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
BenQ MW523
84% have it

17. composite ports

The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
1
NEC NC1200C: 4

18. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
BenQ MW523
84% have it

19. component ports

The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
2
BenQ MS504: 6

20. zoom ratio

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.
1.2:1
Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB: 2.1:1

21. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
BenQ MW523
71% have it

22. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Optoma UHD51A: 4

23. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
240W
JVC DLA-X30: 0.8W

24. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
0.5W
Panasonic PT-AE8000U: 0.08W

25. displays 3D

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.
BenQ MW523
21% have it

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