Benq MS527 vs Benq MX525
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Benq MS527vsBenq MX525

Benq MS527

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Benq MS527

£230.11
£63.75
Our Verdict:
A stunningly good value for money and positively reviewed moderate noise level SVGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
95
Reviews
3 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jan 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2016
Benq MX525

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Benq MX525

£280.53
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and low cost moderate noise level XGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
86
Reviews
42 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
70
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Mar 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Mar 2015
Benq MS527

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Benq MS527

£230.11
£63.75
Our Verdict:
A stunningly good value for money and positively reviewed moderate noise level SVGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
95
Reviews
3 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jan 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2016
Benq MX525

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Benq MX525

£280.53
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and low cost moderate noise level XGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
86
Reviews
42 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
70
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Mar 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Mar 2015

Top Prices

Benq MS527 Benq MX525
9 to 5 Supplies
£230.11
Go to Store
BT Business Direct
BenQ MS527 3300 Lumens DLP Projector SVGA
£278.80
Go to Store
Cleverboxes
£283.00
Go to Store
Box
£285.37
Go to Store
Cherrywood AV
£286.80
Go to Store
Projectorshop24
£293.86
Go to Store
The Tech Warehouse
Benq MS527 DLP Projector - 4_3, 1524 - 7620Mm (60 - 300"), AC, 13000_1, DLP, 1. (Brand new, unopened) - on
£297.19
Go to Store
Amazon UK
Benq MS527
£305.44
Go to Store
MoreFrom
9H.JFA77.13E BenQ MS527 DLP, SVGA, 3300 AL, High Contrast Ratio 13,000:1, 10000 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£312.40
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zippytom
BENQ MS527 Projector 9H.JFA77.13E 3300 Lumens SVGA Resolution DLP Technology Ult (Brand new, unopened) - on
£355.15
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eBay
BenQ MS527 Projector SVGA 3200 ANSI Lumens 13000-1 Contrast Ratio (Brand new, unopened)
£359.00
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BenQ MX525 3200 Lumens 3D XGA Projector with HDMI
£280.53
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Box
£320.86
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eBay
BenQ MX525 XGA DLP Projector - White (Brand new, unopened)
£478.45
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Reasons For

Benq MS527 Benq MX525
4 Reasons For
4% Brighter Projector Brightness
The Benq MS527 has a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the Benq MX525 (3,200 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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£50 Cheaper
The Benq MS527 costs £50.42 less than the Benq MX525.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User Reviews Are Better
Based on 3 reviews, the average user review score of the Benq MS527 is 100%, however the average rating of the Benq MX525 is 92% (based on 36 reviews).
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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Benq MS527 Benq MX525
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Benq MS527 has better user reviews than the Benq MX525. The average user reviews score for the Benq MS527 is 100% based on 3 reviews, where as the average score for the Benq MX525 is 92% based on 36 reviews.
Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
25 reviews
4 stars
7 reviews
3 stars
4 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Date Released

Benq MS527 Benq MX525
25 months old Best 35 months old

Key Features

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Benq MS527
Benq
MS527
7 trees 0.27 tonnes CO2
Benq MX525
Benq
MX525
7 trees 0.27 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Noise Level 33dB 33dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 28dB 28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
 
 
 
Projector Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Projector Native Resolution
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio
13000:1
 13000:1
13000:1
 13000:1
Projector Brightness 3,300 ANSI Lumens
BEST
3,200 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colours 1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.1:1
 1.1:1
1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 10,000h 10,000h
Bulb Power 190W 190W
Service Life of Lamp 4,500h 4,500h
 
 
 
Lens System Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Offset 120% 120%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Benq MS527 Benq MX525
RS-232 Port 1 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 3 3
 
 
 
Storage Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Benq MS527 Benq MX525
RMS Rated Power 2W 2W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 270W 270W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 220W 220W
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 280W
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Weight 1.9kg 1.9kg
Height 95mm 95mm
Depth 222mm 222mm
Width 283mm 283mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Benq MS527 Benq MX525
Cables Included
VGA
 VGA
VGA
 VGA

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