Benq MX723 vs Ricoh PJ WX4241N

Benq MX723
Ricoh PJ WX4241N

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Checked 1 hour ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 8 left!
PC World Business
Checked 51 minutes ago
Out of stock
Mechanical Stuff Shop
Checked 18 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Gameseek
Checked 7 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq MX723 is 3,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 400 ANSI lumens brighter than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq MX723 is a 260W lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (250W).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Benq MX723 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Ricoh PJ WX4241N only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Benq MX723 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Ricoh PJ WX4241N only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MX723 has a noise level of 35dB, but the Ricoh PJ WX4241N is a 38dB noise level projector (3dB louder). 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.

Lighter Edit
Benq MX723 is 2.6kg heavy. That's 500g lighter than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (3.1kg).
£273 cheaper
The Benq MX723 costs £614.84, whereas the Ricoh PJ WX4241N is £887.92.
Available from 3 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£0.44 cheaper to run
The Benq MX723 only costs £103.04 to run over five years whereas the Ricoh PJ WX4241N costs £103.48 to run (0% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Ricoh PJ WX4241N is 3,500h lamp service life. That's 1,500h longer than the Benq MX723 (3,500h).
Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Ricoh PJ WX4241N is 32dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Benq MX723 (32dB).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MX723 has a service life of lamp of 2,000h. That's 1,500h shorter than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (3,500h).
Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Benq MX723 has a noise level (economic mode) of 33dB. That's 1dB louder than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (32dB).
Seven months older
The Benq MX723 is older than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N by seven months.
9 Reasons Against
400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MX723 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N has a bulb power of 250W. That's 10W smaller than the Benq MX723 (250W).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Benq MX723 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Ricoh PJ WX4241N is one, but the Benq MX723 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Slightly louder noise level Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N has a noise level of 38dB, whereas the Benq MX723 is a 35dB noise level projector (3dB quieter). 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.

500g heavier Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N is a 3.1kg heavy projector. That's 500g heavier than the Benq MX723 (3.1kg).
£273 more expensive
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N is more expensive than the Benq MX723 by £273.08.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the Ricoh PJ WX4241N, but 4 retailers sell the Benq MX723. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 0%
Over five years the running costs of the Ricoh PJ WX4241N are £103.48 which is £0.44 more than the Benq MX723. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

26 months Ago 19 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 103.04
Purchase price £ 614.84
Total cost of ownership £ 717.88
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 101.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.21
Total running cost £ 103.48
Purchase price £ 887.92
Total cost of ownership £ 991.40
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 13000:1
 13000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,300 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
- 30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.61 - 4.3
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 300 60 - 400
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h 5,000h
Bulb Power
260W
BEST
250W
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h 3,500h
BEST

Lens System

Offset
130% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.5 - 3.12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16 - 25.46 0 - 6.96
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 1000
 100
 10
 1000
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
38dB
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB 32dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
BEST
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
310W
BEST
316W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 209W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 70
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 50
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.6kg
BEST
3.1kg
Height
136.7mm 100mm
Depth
232.8mm 235mm
Width
327.3mm 297mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
Feedback