Benq PW9520 vs Optoma HD90+

Benq PW9520
Optoma HD90+

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Hugely brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq PW9520 is 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Optoma HD90+ is only a 1,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector (4,400 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq PW9520 has a lamp power of 280W, whereas the Optoma HD90+ is only a 147W lamp power projector (133W smaller).
7 Reasons For
Higher number of colours Edit
The Optoma HD90+ has a number of colours of 1,073.4M. That's 3.4000000000001M higher than the Benq PW9520 (1,073.4M).
Hugely longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD90+ has a lamp service life of 20,000h, but the Benq PW9520 is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (17,500h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma HD90+ has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Benq PW9520 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Optoma HD90+ has two HDMI ports, however the Benq PW9520 only has one HDMI port.
70% quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD90+ is a 23dB noise level projector. That's 16dB quieter than the Benq PW9520 (23dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

10kg lighter Edit
The Optoma HD90+ is a 6.5kg heavy projector, whereas the Benq PW9520 is a 16.5kg heavy projector (10kg heavier).
Cheaper to run by £136.20
Over five years the Optoma HD90+ only costs £82.21 to run however the Benq PW9520 costs £218.41 to run (166% more). Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Lower number of colours Edit
The Benq PW9520 is a 1,070M colour projector. That's 3.4000000000001M lower than the Optoma HD90+ (1,073.4M).
Seven times shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq PW9520 has a lamp service life of 2,500h, however the Optoma HD90+ is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (17,500h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Benq PW9520 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Optoma HD90+ only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Benq PW9520 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Optoma HD90+ only has two HDMI ports.
42% louder noise level Edit
The Benq PW9520 is a 39dB noise level projector. That's 16dB louder than the Optoma HD90+ (23dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

10kg heavier Edit
Benq PW9520 is 16.5kg heavy, but the Optoma HD90+ is a 6.5kg heavy projector (10kg lighter).
Older by one month
The Benq PW9520 is one month older than the Optoma HD90+.
£136.20 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq PW9520 are £218.41 which is £136.20 more than the Optoma HD90+. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
4,400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD90+ is a 1,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Benq PW9520 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (4,400 ANSI lumens brighter).
Vastly smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD90+ has a lamp power of 147W, however the Benq PW9520 is a 280W lamp power projector (133W bigger).

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 214.72
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 218.41
Electricity cost - switched on £ 78.52
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 82.21
Purchase price £ 2,999.00
Total cost of ownership £ 3,081.21
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

1.1T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.41T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2800:1
BEST
 2800:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,600 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.7" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,073.4M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
BEST
 1.3:1
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 600000:1
 600000:1
BEST
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.8 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
80 - 500 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Power
280W
BEST
147W
Lamp Service Life
2,500h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.22 - 1.52:1
 1.22 - 1.52:1
BEST
Vertical Lens Shift Range
0 - 50 -60 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10 - 10 -10 - 10
Aperture Range
1.64 - 1.86 2 - 2.32
Focal Length Range
26 - 34 18.07 - 22.59

Video

3D Image Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Full HD Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
3D Format
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
D-Sub PC in Port
 D-Sub PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in
Remote (IR) Output
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
12V Trigger
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 23dB
BEST
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Noise Level in Economy Mode
34dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 92 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 85 24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 Presentation
 Standard
 Game
 Presentation
 Standard
 Game
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Grey
 White
 Grey
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
670W 245W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 245W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
220 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220 - 240
 220
 220 - 240
 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
16.5kg 6.5kg
BEST
Height
194mm 161.5mm
Depth
385mm 443mm
Width
505mm 345mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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