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Acer P6500 Projector

$1,289.99
$1,199.69 $90.30 cheaper than 61 days ago
20000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 30dB May 2016
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Noise Level Release Date
Even in bright rooms, your presentations will shine as brilliantly as your ideas. After prolonged projector use, colors and text will still be vibrant and crisp, thanks to Acer's advanced color... More
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26 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This Acer projector received a rating of 100% from expert review website projectorcentral.com. The projector expert review sites think this Acer multimedia projector is one of the very best recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

Nice Design

Four Acer P6500 owners who purchased this projector mentioned that it was good looking. Projectorcentral.com mentioned “Beautiful world” in their review of the Acer P6500 and scored it 5 stars. Projectorcentral.com also mentioned “Beautiful red chassis”. Projectorcentral.com also mentioned “Her er mere overskud og kraft end hos de andre samt elegant gengivelse af bde film og musik”.

A number of customers wrote that it was a good design. Projectorcentral.com mentioned in their Acer P6500 review “Comfortable overear design”. Projectorcentral.com also wrote “Great design”.

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Good High Def TV

A number of people concluded that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. Projectorcentral.com mentioned in their Acer P6500 review “Full HD resolutie”. Projectorcentral.com also wrote “Dobrej jakoci goniki, doskonae warunki gwarancyjne, podwietlana klawiatura z blokiem numerycznym, zgrabna obudowa moe si podob 263, matowa matryca Full HD, wydajne podzespoy”. Projectorcentral.com also wrote “Pannello IPS matto, con contrasto elevato, risoluzione Full HD”.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality. Projectorcentral.com gave the Acer P6500 a very good rating and mentioned “It delivers solid image quality for data and presentations with good color balance” in their review of this projector. Projectorcentral.com also said “Good audio quality”.

Robust

A few Acer P6500 owners thought the product was well made. Projectorcentral.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned this year “Solid introduction of RPGlike elements” in their Acer P6500 review.

Good Size

One Acer P6500 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. This month Projectorcentral.com mentioned “Lightweight, impressive, accommodates a wide range of devices, leather cushions”. One Acer P6500 owner who purchased it mentioned that it was a good weight.

Good Sound Quality

One customer considered that the product had good sound quality.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer said in their reviews that the product was quiet. Projectorcentral.com said this month “Matte display, silent operation” in their review of this projector.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Acer P6500 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. In October this year Projectorcentral.com gave it a score of 5 stars and said “PS VR adds a new energy to an already fantastic game”.

Easy to Use

One person who purchased the product wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Good Picture Quality

One person who purchased the product thought it had good picture quality.

Good Battery Life

One Acer P6500 owner who purchased the product thought it had a good battery life. This year Projectorcentral.com said “Good battery life”.

Just Released Six Months Ago

The P6500 was only relased by Acer six months ago. Newer multimedia projectors like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Data projectors produced by Acer are some of the better data projectors according to average reviews from experts and users.

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Acer P6500 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other multimedia projectors that came out in the last 12 months also support Full HD projection.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched in the last 12 months, the Acer P6500 supports 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P6500 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released in the last year.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the P6500 is 3,400 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightness range from 300 ANSI lumens to 5,400 ANSI lumens. The Acer P6500 has one of the brightest projector brightness (5,000 ANSI lumens) amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The Acer P6500 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800). Recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors native projector resolutions range from SVGA (800x600) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

This projector supports a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is typical of many new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Two Built-In Speakers

Most of the other new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors only have one built-in speaker, however the Acer P6500 has two built-in speakers.

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Three HDMI Ports

The Acer P6500 is a three HDMI port projector. Most of the other new similar spec projectors only have between one and two HDMI ports.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Acer P6500 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 1.6 times zoom factor, the Acer P6500 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched in the last year. Comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the P6500 have optical zooms of between 1.1x and 2x.

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Very Big Lamp Power

The Acer P6500 has one of the biggest lamp power (365 Watts) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the P6500 the lamp power range from 190W to 370W.

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Narrow

When compared to other new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have checked the width of, the Acer P6500's width of only 90 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The average width of new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors is 290mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the P6500, the Acer P6500 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Low Number of Colours

At only 1.07 million, the Acer P6500 has a fairly low number of colours compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the P6500. The average number of colours of 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P6500 is 940M.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

Across all the projectors that were released in the last 12 months the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 4,000h to 24,000h. The Acer P6500 has a fairly short service life of lamp in economic mode (only 4,000 hours) compared to most of the other new data projectors.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

The Acer P6500 has a fairly short lamp service life (only 3,000 hours) compared to most of the other new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. The lamp service lives of recently released multimedia projectors range from 3,000h to 20,000h, and the average lamp service life is 6,400h.

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Heavy

With a weight of 4.5 kilograms, the Acer P6500 is one of the heavier 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the P6500 amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the P6500 have weights of between 110g and 40kg.

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Very High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

At 367 Watts, the Acer P6500 has a very high power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released in the last year. The lowest power consumption in economy mode of recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors is 170W and the highest is 370W.

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Very High Power Consumption During PowerSave

The power consumption during PowerSave of recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range from 80W to 370W. When compared to other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the P6500, the power consumption during PowerSave of the Acer P6500 of 367 Watts is one of the highest.

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Very Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

The average noise level in economy mode of new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors is 29dB. The noise level in economy mode of the Acer P6500 of 35 decibels is one of the loudest amongst newly released similar spec projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 30 decibels, the Acer P6500 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out in the last year.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
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
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Fixed Focal Length
Video
Graphics Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Headphone Output
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
HDMI Port
Networking
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details
HD Type

Expert Reviews

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23 October 2016

The Acer P6500 stands out as an extraordinary price value for both conference room and classroom applications. Its combination of light weight, high lumen output and 1080p resolution is hard to...

Lightweight, impressive, accommodates a wide range of devices, leather cushions
Comfortable overear design
Easytouse and intuitive controls
Automatically pauses when removed
Good audio quality
VR's Phone holder and high in price
Not very compact
Beaten by much cheaper routers for everyday file transfers
QoS options are basic
Mobile app is horrific

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Electricity cost when switched on $114.93
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Total running cost over 5 years $114.93
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer c7swzs00, acer c7swza00, home 1920x1080, acer 1920x1080, acer mrjmg11001
Barcodes 00888863227549, 04713392096273

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