BenQ MS524A vs BenQ MU686 Other comparison
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|Release date||January 2016||November 2016|
Projection system & image
|Aspect ratio||4:3 (SVGA)||16:10 (WUXGA)|
|Brightness||3,300 ANSI||3,500 ANSI|
|Throw||1.6 - 11.9 ||1.0 - 7.4 |
|Vertical lens shift|
|Horizontal lens shift|
|Fan noise||33.0 dB||31.0 dB|
|Lamp life||10,000 hours||7,500 hours|
|Height||9 cm||13 cm|
|Weight||1.9 kg||3.3 kg|
|Power usage||270 w||350 w|
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Comparison of both projectors: BenQ MS524A vs BenQ MU686The BenQ MS524A was released in January 2016; the BenQ MU686 arrived in the market in November 2016.
Concerning the projection system specifications, the BenQ MS524A has a low brightness (3,300 ANSI) compared to the brightness of the BenQ MU686: 3,500 ANSI whereas the BenQ MS524A has a lower contrast of 13,000:1 than the BenQ MU686 having 12,000:1. The BenQ MS524A has a lower resolution of 800x600 than the BenQ MU686 having 1920x1200.
As for the image system, both projectors don't have the vertical lens shift nor the horizontal shift, and there is also a difference in the keystone capabilities.Both projectors have the 3d mode.
The BenQ MS524A is HDMI compatible, it has a VGA IN port, the BenQ MS524A has an audio out, and has a USB port. The BenQ MU686 is HDMI compatible, it has a VGA IN port, the BenQ MU686 has an audio out, and has a USB port.