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Benq PW9520 vs Optoma HD90+

Benq PW9520 vs Optoma HD90+

Benq PW9520
Optoma HD90+

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Reasons For

5 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 bulb power Edit
The Benq PW9520 is a 280W lamp power projector, whereas the Optoma HD90+ is only a 147W lamp power projector (133W smaller).
DVI port Edit
The Benq PW9520 has a DVI port, but the Optoma HD90+ does not have a DVI port.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq PW9520 has an Ethernet LAN, however the Optoma HD90+ does not.
1 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
Hugely longer service life of lamp Edit
Optoma HD90+ is 20,000h lamp service life, but the Benq PW9520 is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (17,500h shorter).
3D Edit
The Optoma HD90+ supports 3D, however the Benq PW9520 does not support 3D. 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.

Full HD Edit
The Optoma HD90+ supports full HD, but the Benq PW9520 does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

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.

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

5 Reasons Against
Seven times shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq PW9520 has a service life of lamp of 2,500h, however the Optoma HD90+ is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (17,500h longer).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Benq PW9520 does not support full HD, but the Optoma HD90+ supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

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.

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.
4 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 bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD90+ has a bulb power of 147W, however the Benq PW9520 is a 280W lamp power projector (133W bigger).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD90+ does not have a DVI port, however the Benq PW9520 has a DVI port.
Fewer sellers
The Optoma HD90+ is only stocked by 1 seller, but the Benq PW9520 is stocked by 2 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

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Date Released

20 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 214.72
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 218.41
Purchase price £ 3,664.95
Total cost of ownership £ 3,883.36
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 78.52
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 82.21

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 (typical)
 2800:1
BEST
 2800:1
Projector Native 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)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.7" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Colours
1,070M 1,073.4M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
BEST
 1.3:1
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 600000:1
 600000:1
BEST
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.8 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
80 - 500 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
280W
BEST
147W
Service Life of Lamp
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 (F-F)
1.64 - 1.86 2 - 2.32
Focal Length Range (f-F)
26 - 34 18.07 - 22.59

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
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
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
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 Connector Type
 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

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 23dB
BEST
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Noise Level (economic 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 (OSD) Languages
 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 (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 Presentation
 Standard
 Game
 Presentation
 Standard
 Game
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)

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

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)
670W 245W
BEST
Power Consumption (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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 220 - 240
 220
 220 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

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
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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