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Acer H6520
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Acer H6520 Projector

10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB Apr 2014
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

Acer 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors have good ratings on average and across all multimedia projectors Acer is one of the better rated brands.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Acer H6520 supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the H6520 do not support Full HD projection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available including because of it's better review score, the NEC NP-M282 ($599.00).

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Acer H6520 supports 3D image projection, unlike most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years which do not support 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer H6520 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider including the NEC NP-M282 ($599.00) which has better reviews.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The Acer H6520 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all projectors that have been around for more than two years ranges from SVGA (800x600) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Acer H6520 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA). In addition, this Acer projector supports a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution amongst all similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the H6520.

The worst supported resolution amongst comparable types of projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The Acer H6520 has one of the brighter projector brightness (3,500 ANSI lumens) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors that have been available for around the same time as the H6520 is 300 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 20,000 ANSI lumens.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth considering include the 1980WU ($1,103.99) (4,400 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the 1985WU ($1,888.56) (4,800 ANSI lumens and higher rated) both from Epson.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 33 decibels, the Acer H6520 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the H6520. 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the H6520 have noise levels of between 28dB and 49dB, and the average noise level is 36dB.

Other 33dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Benq W1500.

Alternative multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the IN8606HD (33dB), or the IN134 ($1,221.85) (33dB) both from Infocus.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

The biggest maximum digital resolution of the Acer H6520 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more maximum digital resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels data projector, which is the most frequently found maximum digital resolution.

This projector's maximum digital resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels) is in fact the best maximum digital resolution amongst all multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of projector the worst maximum digital resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The average noise level in economy mode of projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the H6520 is 30dB, and the noise levels in economy mode range from 26dB to 40dB. At only 27 decibels, the Acer H6520 has a fairly quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Acer H6520 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the PowerLite 1222, or the 1985WU ($1,888.56) both from Epson or the Benq W1500 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The Acer H6520 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The average RMS rated power of projectors of a comparable age and spec to the H6520 is 9W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

Most similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the H6520 have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the Acer H6520 which has one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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Quite Short Lamp Service Life

Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the H6520 the lamp service lives range from 500h to 30,000h. At only 3,500 hours, the Acer H6520 has a fairly short lamp service life compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The service life of lamp in economic mode of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the H6520 range from 3,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 7,100h. At only 5,000 hours, the Acer H6520 has a fairly short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Acer H6520 is a one USB 2.0 port projector.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the H6520 range from 1.1x to 2.1x. The Acer H6520 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 1.1 times zoom factor) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer H6520

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was released over two years ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

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Electricity cost when switched on $76.95
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Total running cost over 5 years $76.95
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer h6520, acer h6520b, acer h6520bd, acer 1920x1080
Barcodes 04053162597334, 04713147280186, 04713147280193
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