Acer H6517BD vs Epson PowerLite X27

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Acer H6517BD
Epson PowerLite X27

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 210WW lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Epson PowerLite X27 (200WW).
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer H6517BD is two, but the Epson PowerLite X27 only has one HDMI port.
A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a noise level of 27dBdB, however the Epson PowerLite X27 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (10dB louder). 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.

5% lighter Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a weight of 2.5kgg. That's 0.1g lighter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (2.6kgg).
$185 cheaper
The Acer H6517BD costs $184.98 less than the Epson PowerLite X27.
7 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, but the Acer H6517BD is only a 4,000hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
One more audio in port Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has two audio in ports, however the Acer H6517BD only has one audio in port.
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Acer H6517BD only has one USB 2.0 port.
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson PowerLite X27 is 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Acer H6517BD is a 33dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (4dB louder).
Hugely higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has an RMS rated power of 5WW, but the Acer H6517BD is only a 2WW RMS rated power projector (3W lower).
19 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Much better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the Epson PowerLite X27 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Acer H6517BD is 81% (based on 23 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
1h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h shorter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5,000hh).
Only one audio in port Edit
The number of audio in ports on the Acer H6517BD is one, but the Epson PowerLite X27 only has two audio in ports.
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Acer H6517BD is one, but the Epson PowerLite X27 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
4dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 33dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 4dB louder than the Epson PowerLite X27 (29dBdB).
3W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 2WW RMS rated power projector. That's 3W lower than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5WW).
Less retailers
Only 2 sellers sells the Acer H6517BD, whereas 21 shops sell the Epson PowerLite X27. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
A lot Lower user review Score
The Acer H6517BD's average user rating is 81%, however the Epson PowerLite X27's is 100% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Acer H6517BD is a 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
A bit smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a lamp power of 200WW, however the Acer H6517BD is a 210WW lamp power projector (10W bigger).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has one HDMI port, however the Acer H6517BD only has two HDMI ports.
28% louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 10dB louder than the Acer H6517BD (37dBdB). 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.

0.1g heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 2.6kgg heavy projector, whereas the Acer H6517BD is a 2.5kgg heavy projector (0.1g lighter).
More expensive by $185
The Epson PowerLite X27 is $184.98 more expensive than the Acer H6517BD.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.02kHz 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
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,890 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.17
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.8
Projection Distance
1.5 - 9.8 1.8 - 2.17
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
210W
BEST
200W
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range
22.41 - 26.82 16.9 - 20.28
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

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

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
33dB 29dB
BEST
2D/3D Image Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W 5W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Typical Power Consumption
295W 284W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 208W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
196W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.6kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 86mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 244mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 297mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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