Optoma EH500 vs BenQ MW526A

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Product

Optoma EH500
BenQ MW526A

Model

EH500
MW526A

Brand

Optoma
BenQ

Rating

4.2 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

144
35

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30 - 300
30 - 300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36
2.2 - 10.0/6.5 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

4700
3300

Contrast ratio

10000:1
13000:1

Throw ratio range

1.59 - 1.91
1.55 - 1.7

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Pixel number

1024000
1920000

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26
33

Input lag, ms

Power consumption, W

380
270

Features

Remote control

Mouse functions

HDR

3D

Security

Kensington lock, password protection
Kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, ceiling mount, tabletop

Lamp

Lamp type, W

310
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

2
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

Ethernet (RJ45)

MHL

RS232 (DB-9pin)

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

3
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Video compatibility

NTSC

PAL

SECAM

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.76
2.56 - 2.68

Focal length, mm

23.5 - 28.2
22 - 24.1

Lens shift

vertical +/- 15%, horizontal +/- 15%

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

15
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

32.51 x 25.91 x 10.92/12.8 x 10.2 x 4.3
28.30 x 9.40 x 22.10/11.14 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.86/8.5
3.04/6.7

Projectors HelpToChoose comparison rating

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  • 13.7
  • 9.8
  • 13.7Optoma EH500
  • 9.8BenQ MW526A

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