Optoma ML550 vs BenQ MW526A

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Product

Optoma ML550
BenQ MW526A

Model

ML550
MW526A

Brand

Optoma
BenQ

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

275
35

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

17 - 100
30 - 300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.5 - 3.2/1.2 - 9.8
2.2 - 10.0/6.5 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
4:3

Brightness, lumens

500
3300

Contrast ratio

10000:1
13000:1

Throw ratio range

1.50:1
1.55 - 1.7

Color reproduction

16.77 billion
1.07 billion

Pixel number

2073600
1920000

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

30
33

Input lag, ms

Power consumption, W

65
270

Features

Remote control

Mouse functions

HDR

3D

Security

Kensington lock, password protection
Kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

rear, tabletop
front, ceiling mount, tabletop

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

20000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

2

Composite video input (RCA)

1

Audio input (RCA)

1

Audio input (3.5mm)

Audio output (3.5mm)

1

SPDIF (optical)

Ethernet (RJ45)

MHL

RS232 (DB-9pin)

1

12V trigger

1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

1
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Video compatibility

NTSC

PAL

SECAM

Lens

F-number

2.0
2.56 - 2.68

Focal length, mm

14.95
22 - 24.1

Lens shift

vertical +/- 40%
vertical +/- 15%, horizontal +/- 15%

Zoom ratio

1.7x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
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

2.5 x 10.1 x 10.1/1.5 x 4.1 x 4.2
28.30 x 9.40 x 22.10/11.14 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

0.2/0.9
3.04/6.7

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  • 10.7Optoma ML550
  • 9.8BenQ MW526A

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