ViewSonic PA503S vs BenQ MW526A

ViewSonic PA503S

ViewSonic PA503S review

Jul 17, 2020

If you’re looking for the bright projector for handling presentations or occasional movie watching and gaming, the ViewSonic PA503S review should be on your bookmarks list. This SVGA projector ...

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Product

ViewSonic PA503S
BenQ MW526A

Model

PA503S
MW526A

Brand

ViewSonic
BenQ

Rating

4.5 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

946
35

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60 - 180
30 - 300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.3 - 7.1/6.2 - 22.9
2.2 - 10.0/6.5 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3600
3300

Contrast ratio

22000:1
13000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96 - 2.15
1.55 - 1.7

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Pixel number

2304000
1920000

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

34
33

Input lag, ms

16

Power consumption, W

260
270

Features

Remote control

Mouse functions

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
Kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

2
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

Ethernet (RJ45)

MHL

RS232 (DB-9pin)

1
1

12V trigger

1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Video compatibility

NTSC

PAL

SECAM

Lens

F-number

2.56 - 2.68

Focal length, mm

22 - 24.1

Lens shift

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

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

10.92 x 29.46 x 21.84/4.3 x 11.6 x 8.6
28.30 x 9.40 x 22.10/11.14 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
3.04/6.7

Projectors HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 13.4
  • 9.8
  • 13.4ViewSonic PA503S
  • 9.8BenQ MW526A

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