Acer P1500 vs Optoma X304M

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Acer P1500
Optoma X304M

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
20% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer P1500 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 5,000hh, however the Optoma X304M is only a 4,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1h shorter).
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Acer P1500 is two, but the Optoma X304M only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
4dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer P1500 is a 29dBdB noise level projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Optoma X304M (33dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

1W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer P1500 has an RMS rated power of 2WW, but the Optoma X304M is only a 1WW RMS rated power projector (1W lower).
Cheaper by $7
The Acer P1500 is $7.14 cheaper than the Optoma X304M.
5 Reasons For
A little bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma X304M has a lamp power of 220WW, whereas the Acer P1500 is only a 210WW lamp power projector (10W smaller).
20% longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma X304M has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, however the Acer P1500 is only a 4,000hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
0.7g lighter Edit
Optoma X304M is 1.5kgg heavy, but the Acer P1500 is a 2.2kgg heavy projector (0.7g heavier).
44mm narrower Edit
The Optoma X304M is a 220mmmm wide projector, whereas the Acer P1500 is a 264mmmm wide projector (44mm wider).
5 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
10W smaller lamp power Edit
The Acer P1500 has a lamp power of 210WW, however the Optoma X304M is a 220WW lamp power projector (10W bigger).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer P1500 has a lamp service life of 4,000hh, but the Optoma X304M is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
A lot heavier Edit
The Acer P1500 is a 2.2kgg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma X304M is a 1.5kgg heavy projector (0.7g lighter).
17% wider Edit
The Acer P1500 has a width of 264mmmm, however the Optoma X304M is a 220mmmm wide projector (44mm narrower).
Fewer sellers
The Acer P1500 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Optoma X304M is stocked by 6 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The Acer P1500 is one month older than the Optoma X304M.
5 Reasons Against
1h shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma X304M has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 4,000hh, whereas the Acer P1500 is a 5,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1h longer).
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Optoma X304M has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Acer P1500 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Louder noise level Edit
The Optoma X304M is a 33dBdB noise level projector. That's 4dB louder than the Acer P1500 (33dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma X304M has an RMS rated power of 1WW, however the Acer P1500 is a 2WW RMS rated power projector (1W higher).
More expensive by $7
The Optoma X304M is $7.14 more expensive than the Acer P1500.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40/+40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
30kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
2,400 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1.5 - 7.6 1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
45 - 300 26.87 - 311.1
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
5,000h
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Type
 P-VIP
 P-VIP
Lamp Power
210W 220W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.15x
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 114%
Aperture Range
2.59 - 2.87 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
16.88 - 21.88 21.3 - 24.5
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1

Performance

Noise Level
29dB
BEST
33dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.4
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
1W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
290W 280W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 230W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
110 - 220 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.2kg 1.5kg
BEST
Height
78mm 71mm
BEST
Depth
220mm 178mm
BEST
Width
264mm 220mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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