BenQ MS524AE vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

Epson Home Cinema 2045
Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

Feb 13, 2020

The Home Cinema 2045 is a high-end wireless projector by Epson. This device is expected to become their best selling home theater projectors over the last decade. Apart from having advanced technical...

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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Model

MS524AE
Home Cinema 2045

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Rating

4.4
4.5

Reviews

78
138

Translation properties

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Pixel number

480000
2073600

Brightness

3300 lumens
2200 lumens

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Contrast ratio

15000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96 - 2.15
1.22 - 1.47

Lamp

Lamp type

200 W
200 W

Lamp life

Normal mode

4500
4000

Eco mode

6000
7500

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length

21.8 - 25.6 mm
16.9 - 20.28 mm

Lens shift

Zoom ratio

1.0 - 1.2
1.0 - 1.2

Interface

HDMI

1
2

D-sub 15pin

2
1

Composite video (RCA)

1
1

Audio L/R (RCA)

1
2

Audio out (Mini Jack)

1
1

USB (Type A)

1
1

USB (Type mini-B)

1
1

RS232 (DB-9pin)

1
has not

Sound

Integrated speaker

Speaker power

2 W
5 W

Sound type

mono
mono

Resolution support

640 x 480

1024 x 768

1280 x 800

1400 x 1050

1920 x 1080

Video compatibility

NTSC

PAL

SECAM

3D

Settings

Keystone correction manual

Vertical +- 40 degrees
Horizontal +- 30 degrees

Keystone correction auto

Vertical +- 30 degrees

Operating distance

19 ft
19.7 ft

Security functions

Audible noise

Normal mode

33 dBA
37 dBA

Eco mode

28 dBA
29 dBA

Operating temperature

Min

5 C
5 C

Max

35 C
35 C

Features

Color

white
white

Wireless

Remote control

Mouse functions

Warranty

1 Year
2 Years

Dimensions

Product size

11.14 x 3.7 x 8.7 inches
14.6 x 14.3 x 7.2 inches

Product weight

4.2 pounds
6.9 pounds

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Epson Home Cinema 2045 overview

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