Acer H7550 vs Epson 520

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Acer H7550
Epson 520

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
34% brighter projector brightness Edit
Acer H7550 is 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson 520 (2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Two more composite video in ports Edit
The number of composite video in ports on the Acer H7550 is three, but the Epson 520 only has one composite video in port.
Two more HDMI ports Edit
The Acer H7550 is a three HDMI port projector, whereas the Epson 520 only has one HDMI port.
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H7550 has a noise level of 33dBdB, but the Epson 520 is a 35dBdB noise level projector (2dB 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.

Two built-in speakers Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the Acer H7550 is two, but the Epson 520 only has one built-in speaker.
Lighter Edit
Acer H7550 is 3.4kgg heavy. That's 0.3g lighter than the Epson 520 (3.7kgg).
Expert reviews are a bit better
Based on 5 reviews, the Acer H7550 has an average expert review score of 72%, but the Epson 520 has an average rating of 70% (based on 10 reviews).
7 Reasons For
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson 520 is a 215WW lamp power projector. That's 5W bigger than the Acer H7550 (215WW).
1h longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson 520 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h longer than the Acer H7550 (5,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson 520 is two, but the Acer H7550 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Epson 520 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Acer H7550 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson 520 is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Acer H7550 (28dBdB).
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson 520 is a 16WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Acer H7550 (16WW).
$58 cheaper
The Epson 520 costs $58 less than the Acer H7550.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
3% smaller lamp power Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 210WW lamp power projector. That's 5W smaller than the Epson 520 (215WW).
25% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h shorter than the Epson 520 (5,000hh).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Acer H7550 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Epson 520 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Acer H7550 has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Epson 520 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
7% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Acer H7550 has a noise level in economy mode of 30dBdB. That's 2dB louder than the Epson 520 (28dBdB).
60% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 10WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the Epson 520 (16WW).
$58 more expensive
The Acer H7550 is more expensive than the Epson 520 by $58.
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8 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson 520 has a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer H7550 (2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Two less composite video in ports Edit
The Epson 520 has one composite video in port, however the Acer H7550 only has three composite video in ports.
Two less HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Epson 520 is one, but the Acer H7550 only has three HDMI ports.
Moderately louder noise level Edit
The Epson 520 has a noise level of 35dBdB, however the Acer H7550 is a 33dBdB noise level projector (2dB 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.

Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Epson 520 has one built-in speaker, however the Acer H7550 only has two built-in speakers.
9% heavier Edit
The Epson 520 has a weight of 3.7kgg. That's 0.3g heavier than the Acer H7550 (3.7kgg).
Two months older
The Epson 520 is older than the Acer H7550 by two months.
Marginally Lower expert review Score
The Epson 520's average expert rating is only 70%, however the Acer H7550's is 72% (based on 5 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
01net.com: 4 Star
1 Award
pcworld.com_techhive.com: Top 10

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

23 months Ago 26 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 16000:1
 16000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 15
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 15
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 1,600 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1.07M 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.9 - 4.6 0.5 - 1.3
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300 50 - 108
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 215W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 0.69 - 0.76:1
 0.69 - 0.76:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.6 - 2.78 1.6 - 1.6
Focal Length Range
10.20 - 11.22 6.4 - 6.4
Focus Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
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
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
3
BEST
1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
3
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
35dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 50 - 85

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
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 1.9W
Typical Power Consumption
399W 293W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 229W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.22W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 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
10 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.4kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 94mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 342.9mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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