Acer H6517BD vs Benq MH680

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Acer H6517BD
Benq MH680

Top Prices

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 6,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1h longer than the Benq MH680 (5,000hh).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a two HDMI port projector, whereas the Benq MH680 only has one HDMI port.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a noise level of 27dBdB, but the Benq MH680 is a 33dBdB noise level projector (6dB 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.

24W lower power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 196WW power consumption during PowerSave projector. That's 24W lower than the Benq MH680 (220WW).
Lighter Edit
Acer H6517BD is 2.5kgg heavy. That's 0.3g lighter than the Benq MH680 (2.8kgg).
$918 cheaper
The Acer H6517BD costs $164.99, whereas the Benq MH680 is $1,082.62.
Available from 1 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
4 Reasons For
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Benq MH680 is two, but the Acer H6517BD only has one USB 2.0 port.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Benq MH680 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Acer H6517BD only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
5dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq MH680 is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 5dB quieter than the Acer H6517BD (28dBdB).
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 13 user reviews, the Benq MH680 has an average review score of 91%, however the Acer H6517BD has an average rating of 81% (based on 23 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Benq MH680 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Acer H6517BD has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Benq MH680 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
16% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a noise level in economy mode of 33dBdB. That's 5dB louder than the Benq MH680 (28dBdB).
A lot Lower user review Score
The Acer H6517BD has an average user rating of 81%, but the Benq MH680 has an average user rating of 91% (based on 13 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq MH680 is a 5,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1h shorter than the Acer H6517BD (5,000hh).
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq MH680 is one, but the Acer H6517BD only has two HDMI ports.
19% louder noise level Edit
The Benq MH680 has a noise level of 33dBdB, however the Acer H6517BD is a 27dBdB noise level projector (6dB 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.

Higher power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Benq MH680 is a 220WW power consumption during PowerSave projector. That's 24W higher than the Acer H6517BD (220WW).
11% heavier Edit
The Benq MH680 has a weight of 2.8kgg. That's 0.3g heavier than the Acer H6517BD (2.8kgg).
$918 more expensive
The Benq MH680 is more expensive than the Acer H6517BD by $917.63.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the Benq MH680, whereas 2 retailers sell the Acer H6517BD. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over one year older
The Benq MH680 is older than the Acer H6517BD by 15 months.

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
chip.com.my: Outstanding
f1cd.ru: Recommended
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 ± 40
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
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.5 - 9.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 45 - 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
5,000h
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
210W 210W
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 4,000h

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
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 110%
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.59 - 2.87
Focal Length Range
22.41 - 26.82 16.88 - 21.88
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Video Colour Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
33dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
33dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
295W 270W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
196W
BEST
220W
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
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 104.7mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 244.12mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 311.81mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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