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Benq SX914 vs DELL S520

Benq SX914 vs DELL S520

Benq SX914
DELL S520

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
49% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq SX914 has a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens. That's 2,900 ANSI lumens brighter than the DELL S520 (3,100 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Benq SX914 is 350W lamp power. That's 70W bigger than the DELL S520 (280W).
3D Edit
The Benq SX914 supports 3D, but the DELL S520 does not. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

1dB quieter noise level Edit
The Benq SX914 has a noise level of 35dB, however the DELL S520 is a 36dB noise level projector (1dB 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.

3 Reasons For
1,500h longer service life of lamp Edit
The DELL S520 has a service life of lamp of 3,000h, however the Benq SX914 is only a 1,500h lamp service life projector (1,500h shorter).
Wi-Fi Edit
The DELL S520 supports Wi-Fi, however the Benq SX914 does not support Wi-Fi. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

£57.69 cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL S520 is £57.69 cheaper to run than the Benq SX914. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1,500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq SX914 is a 1,500h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the DELL S520 (3,000h).
Over one year older
The Benq SX914 is older than the DELL S520 by 13 months.
50% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Benq SX914 are £171.94 which is £57.69 more than the DELL S520. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
2,900 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
DELL S520 is only 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Benq SX914 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,900 ANSI lumens brighter).
70W smaller bulb power Edit
The DELL S520 is a 280W lamp power projector, whereas the Benq SX914 is a 350W lamp power projector (70W bigger).
Louder noise level Edit
The DELL S520 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq SX914 (36dB). 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.

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Date Released

46 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 168.25
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 171.94
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.85T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 8000:1
 8000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,100 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 +/- 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
23kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.517 - 0.759
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 70 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
2,000W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
2,000h 4,500h
BEST
Bulb Power
350W
BEST
280W
Service Life of Lamp
1,500h 3,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.5 - 2.4:1
BEST
 1.5 - 2.4:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 125%
Vertical Lens Shift Range
115 - 125 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.1 - 2.63 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.70 - 34.94 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
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 M
 PAL 60
 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 M
 PAL 60
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 2
BEST
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2GB

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
36dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB
BEST
32dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Password Protection Type
 User
 User
2D/3D Frequency Image
24 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
10W 20W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2 2

Design

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

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
525W 345W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 285W
Power Consumption (max)
525W Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Powered
 USB powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
6.2kg
BEST
8.5kg
Height
152mm 231mm
Depth
336mm 367mm
Width
446mm 357mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Brackets Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting brackets included
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 DC
 USB
 AC
 VGA
 DC
 USB
 AC

Other Features

Weight (without Accesories)
6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Input
 HDMI input
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Port
 S-Video port
Unknown - Click to provide data
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