Acer 240 vs Optoma EH500

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Acer 240
Optoma EH500

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
40% longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer 240 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h longer than the Optoma EH500 (3,500hh).
Lighter Edit
Acer 240 is 2kgg heavy. That's 1.7g lighter than the Optoma EH500 (3.7kgg).
62mm narrower Edit
The Acer 240 is a 264mmmm wide projector. That's 62mm narrower than the Optoma EH500 (326mmmm).
$419 cheaper
The Acer 240 costs $729.22, whereas the Optoma EH500 is $1,147.99.
User reviews are better
Based on 3 reviews, the Acer 240 has an average user review score of 67%, but the Optoma EH500 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a projector brightness of 4,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Acer 240 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (2 ANSI lumens dimmer).
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer 240 is only 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma EH500 (4,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Acer 240, however 5 stores sell the Optoma EH500. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The Acer 240 is older than the Optoma EH500 by 13 months.
5 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a lamp service life of 3,500hh, whereas the Acer 240 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (2h longer).
1.7g heavier Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a weight of 3.7kgg, however the Acer 240 is a 2kgg heavy projector (1.7g lighter).
Wider Edit
Optoma EH500 is 326mmmm wide, but the Acer 240 is a 264mmmm wide projector (62mm narrower).
More expensive by $419
The Optoma EH500 is $418.77 more expensive than the Acer 240.
User review Rating is Worse
The Optoma EH500's average user score is only 60%, however the Acer 240's is 67% (based on 3 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

52 months Ago 39 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
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Projector Brightness
2,700 ANSI lumens 4,700 ANSI lumens
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Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
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 1920 x 1080
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -15 - 15
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Brightness in Economy Mode
2,160 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
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Projection Distance
1 - 11.3 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
24 - 300 23.6 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
190W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
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3,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.59 - 1.91:1
 1.59 - 1.91:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 115%
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - 2.76
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23.5 - 28.2
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
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Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 30dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31 - 90
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 320W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2kg
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3.7kg
Height
78mm 109mm
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Depth
220mm
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259mm
Width
264mm
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326mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
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