BenQ recently released an all new projector called as BenQ TH585. In this post, we’ll compare it with Optoma HD146X to see which one is the best buy.
|Specification||BenQ TH585||Optoma HD146X|
|Brightness||3500 lumens||3600 lumens|
|Throw Ratio||1.50 to 1.65:1||1.47 to 1.62:1|
|Lamp Life||Normal 4,000 hours|
Eco 10,000 hours
SmartEco 8,000 hours
LampSave 15,000 hours
|Full Brightness: 4,000 Hours|
Medium Brightness: 10,000 Hours
Low Brightness: 15,000 Hours
|Keystone Adjustment||Vertical ± 30 degrees||Vertical: ± 40°|
|Noise||35/29 dB||26 dB|
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The brightness of Optoma HD146X is 3600 lumens, however TH585 features 3500 lumens. Optoma HD146X is only a 100 lumens more, not a big difference. So, both of them are ideal for a living room entertainment even though you have well lit ambience. Optoma HD146X wins marginally here.
As you can see, the Contrast Ratio of Optoma HD146X is way more than that of BenQ TH585, which makes it a winner in this segment. So Optoma HD146X can display those blacks in their true format than BenQ TH585.
Optoma HD146X’s throw ratio varies from 1.47 to 1.62 whereas BenQ TH585’s throw ratio varies between 1.50 to 1.65. So, there are no clear winners in this, both their throw ratios are more or less equal.
In Optoma HD146X you can adjust the keystone vertically up to 40 degrees, however BenQ TH585 can be adjusted vertically up to 30 degrees. Again, there is not a big difference, but Optoma has an edge over BenQ.
Optoma HD146X produces the least noise level 26dB than that of BenQ TH585 which makes noise at 35/29 dB which is louder than Optoma HD146X.
Common Key Features
|Native Resolution||1080p (1920×1080)|
|Native Aspect Ratio||16:9|
|Lamp Life||Normal: 4,000 hours|
Maximum: 15,000 hours
Majority of the specs are equal for both Optoma HD146X and BenQ TH585, however, Optoma HD146X has got good contrast levels, less noisy fan which makes it the right candidate for buying.