Acer H6517BD vs Epson PowerLite S27

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Acer H6517BD
Epson PowerLite S27

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
34% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson PowerLite S27 (2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
5% bigger lamp power Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 210WW lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Epson PowerLite S27 (200WW).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Acer H6517BD has two HDMI ports, however the Epson PowerLite S27 only has one HDMI port.
10dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a noise level of 27dBdB, whereas the Epson PowerLite S27 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.

$209 cheaper
The Acer H6517BD is $209.48 cheaper than the Epson PowerLite S27.
7 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h longer than the Acer H6517BD (5,000hh).
Two audio in ports Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has two audio in ports, however the Acer H6517BD only has one audio in port.
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 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 S27 is 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB quieter than the Acer H6517BD (29dBdB).
60% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 5WW RMS rated power projector. That's 3W higher than the Acer H6517BD (5WW).
Vastly lower power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 0.21WW power consumption during PowerSave projector. That's 195.79W lower than the Acer H6517BD (0.21WW).
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h shorter than the Epson PowerLite S27 (5,000hh).
Only one audio in port Edit
The Acer H6517BD has one audio in port, however the Epson PowerLite S27 only has two audio in ports.
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Acer H6517BD has one USB 2.0 port, however the Epson PowerLite S27 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Acer H6517BD is 33dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB louder than the Epson PowerLite S27 (29dBdB).
Two times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 2WW RMS rated power projector. That's 3W lower than the Epson PowerLite S27 (5WW).
Vastly higher power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 196WW power consumption during PowerSave projector. That's 195.79W higher than the Epson PowerLite S27 (0.21WW).
Fewer sellers
Only 2 retailers sells the Acer H6517BD, but 9 shops sell the Epson PowerLite S27. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons Against
50% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer H6517BD (2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
5% smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 200WW lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Acer H6517BD (200WW).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has one HDMI port, however the Acer H6517BD only has two HDMI ports.
10dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a noise level of 37dBdB, whereas the Acer H6517BD is a 27dBdB noise level projector (10dB quieter). 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.

$209 more expensive
The Epson PowerLite S27 is more expensive than the Acer H6517BD by $209.48.

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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
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.4
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.77
Projection Distance
1.5 - 9.8 1.77 - 2.4
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 350
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 1.44 - 1.44
Focal Length Range
22.41 - 26.82 16.9 - 20.28
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 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 0.21W
BEST
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 2.5kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 87mm
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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