Optoma PK301 vs BenQ MW526A

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Product

Optoma PK301
BenQ MW526A

Model

PK301
MW526A

Brand

Optoma
BenQ

Rating

3.3 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

154
35

Resolution

Native resolution

854 x 480
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1280 x 800
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

5 - 120
30 - 300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.2 - 4.8/0.6 - 8.2
2.2 - 10.0/6.5 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

500
3300

Contrast ratio

2000:1
13000:1

Throw ratio range

1.8:1
1.55 - 1.7

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Pixel number

1024000
1920000

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33

Input lag, ms

Power consumption, W

270

Features

Remote control

Mouse functions

HDR

3D

Security

Kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, 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
1

Audio input (RCA)

1

Audio input (3.5mm)

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

Ethernet (RJ45)

MHL

RS232 (DB-9pin)

1

12V trigger

1

USB

1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

0.5
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

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

12.1 x 2.9 x 7/4.7 x 1.2 x 2.7
28.30 x 9.40 x 22.10/11.14 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

0.2/0.5
3.04/6.7

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  • 7.5
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  • 7.5Optoma PK301
  • 11.8BenQ MW526A

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