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Acer H9505BD
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Acer H9505BD Projector

10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 30dB Oct 2015
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15 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality. One customer considered that this projector had clear images. Whathifi.com wrote “Bright, clear image”.

One Acer H9505BD reviewer who purchased it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Whathifi.com mentioned in their review “Balanced, clean colours”.

Good High Def TV

One Acer H9505BD reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote in their review “It's a DLP projector (using the DarkChip 2 processor) with Full HD resolution and DLP-Link 3D technology (144 Hz”.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned “Connections are decent, finish is above par and picture quality wins points for good clarity” but they only gave it a score of 3 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two Acer H9505BD reviewers said in their reviews that this projector had a good 3D picture quality. Whathifi.com said last year “No crosstalk in 3D mode” in their review of this projector.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 620 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good reviews for its data projectors. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range compared to other manufacturers.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The H9505BD supports 3D image projection. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the H9505BD also support 3D image projection.

Other projectors which support 3D image projection currently available that you might also want to consider include the M333XS, or the M403W ($1,237.49) both from NEC or the Acer P1515 which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Projection

Like most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the H9505BD, the H9505BD supports Full HD projection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available including the M333XS, or the M403W ($1,237.49) both from NEC or the Acer P1515 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The H9505BD has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the H9505BD.

Other data projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the CPX4041WN ($961.99), or the CP -AX2505 both from Hitachi or the NEC M333XS.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the H9505BD is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all data projectors of a similar age and spec to the H9505BD the resolution ranges from XGA (1024x768) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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Three HDMI Ports

The H9505BD is a three HDMI port data projector.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Acer H9505BD has more built-in speakers than most of the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the H9505BD. Most of the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the H9505BD only have one built-in speaker, however this projector has two built-in speakers.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

This projector has a maximum digital resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, which is typical of many 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 30 decibels, the H9505BD has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than a year. The average noise level of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the H9505BD is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 27dB to 47dB.

We compared this projector to all the other 30dB noise level data projectors and we think because of it's better review score, the M323W, the M403W ($1,237.49), and the M333XS all from NEC is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Lamp Power

The H9505BD has a fairly big lamp power (280 Watts) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago. The smallest lamp power of projectors of this spec and age is 170W and the biggest is 420W.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The H9505BD has one of the quieter noise levels in economy mode (only 27 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors of this type and age the noise levels in economy mode range from 26dB to 43dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 30dB.

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9 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, whathifi.com, hifitest.de and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector is 65 out of 100.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Acer H9505BD reviewer said in their reviews that this projector was not noisy. Whathifi.com rated this projector 60 out of 100 and said in their review of this projector “Noisy fan”.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most data projectors of this spec and age do not support WiFi connectivity. The Acer H9505BD is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Panasonic PT-VX425N ($1,282.95) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the H9505BD have service life of lamp in economic mode of between 3,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 7,900h. At only 4,000 hours, the H9505BD has a fairly short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released one year ago.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

Across all the projectors that came out more than a year ago the lamp service lives range from 1,500h to 30,000h. At only 3,000 hours, the H9505BD has a quite short lamp service life compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released one year ago.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 3 Watts, the Acer H9505BD has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the H9505BD. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the H9505BD the RMS rated power range from 1W to 20W.

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Very Low Maximum Vertical Synchronization

Similar spec multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago have maximum vertical synchronization of between 0.085kHz and 120kHz. The H9505BD has one of the lower maximum vertical synchronization (only 0.085 kilohertz) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 7 kilograms, the H9505BD is one of the heavier data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the H9505BD amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The lightest projector of a comparable age and type to the H9505BD is 380g heavy, the heaviest is 68kg, and the average weight is 5.3kg.

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Only One Component Video in Port

The H9505BD is a one component video in port data projector.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer H9505BD

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the H9505BD.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the H9505BD has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the NEC M303WS.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Hitachi CPWX3541WN (3,700 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Maximum Digital Resolution
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Zoom Capability
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Composite Video in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(4)
7 April 2015

The Acer has its qualities: connections are decent, finish is above par and picture quality wins points for good clarity and brightness.Unfortunately, rivals best the H9505BD on performance at...

Bright, clear image
Balanced, clean colours
Good 3D mode
Three HDMI ports
No crosstalk in 3D mode
Has a few motion issues in 2D and 3D
Rivals have more punch and insight
Colours aren't rendered accurately, average Delta E 6.4
Washedout black, low contrast (max
Noisy fan
18 June 2014

After seeing such excellent results from the Acer H9500BD, we had high hopes for the H9505BD. Unfortunately, it didn't live up to expectations. This model is no match for its predecessor on...

Après les excellents résultats délivrés par le projecteur Acer H9500BD, nous attendions beaucoup de ce H9505BD. C'est finalement une grande déception. Il régresse aussi bien en termes de...

15 August 2014

Als wahrer Lichtriese entpuppt sich der Acer H9505BD, er eignet sich damit hervorragend für das Wohnzimmerkino. Auf der anderen Seite sind die Schwarzwerte kaum rekordverdächtig, was er...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer h9505, home h9505, acer h9505b, home h9505b, acer p190797, home h9505bd, acer h9505bd, acer 9jqhzs00, acer p190797p, acer 9jqhza00, acer 1920x1080
Barcodes 04713147044573, 04713147044580
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