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Acer P1500 vs Optoma X304M

Acer P1500 vs Optoma X304M

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Acer P1500
Optoma X304M

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
4dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer P1500 is a 29dB noise level projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Optoma X304M (33dB). 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.

6 Reasons For
A little bigger bulb power Edit
The Optoma X304M is a 220W lamp power projector, whereas the Acer P1500 is only a 210W lamp power projector (10W smaller).
20% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma X304M has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the Acer P1500 is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
Cheaper by $119
The Optoma X304M costs $579.99, whereas the Acer P1500 is $699.37.
3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
$2.51 cheaper to run
Over five years the Optoma X304M only costs $73.28 to run whereas the Acer P1500 costs $75.79 to run (3% more). Read more
Better user reviews
Based on 1 review, the average user review score of the Optoma X304M is 100%, but the average rating of the Acer P1500 is 93% (based on 6 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
10W smaller bulb power Edit
The Acer P1500 has a bulb power of 210W, however the Optoma X304M is a 220W lamp power projector (10W bigger).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Acer P1500 is only 4,000h lamp service life, but the Optoma X304M is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
More expensive by $119
The Acer P1500 is $119.38 more expensive than the Optoma X304M.
Fewer sellers
The Acer P1500 is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Optoma X304M is stocked by 4 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by $2.51
Over five years the Acer P1500 costs $75.79 to run which is $2.51 more to run than the Optoma X304M. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Acer P1500 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma X304M is 100% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons Against
Louder noise level Edit
The Optoma X304M is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 4dB louder than the Acer P1500 (33dB). 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.

Older by three months
The Optoma X304M is three months older than the Acer P1500.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

46 months Ago 49 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 72.90
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 75.79
Purchase price $ 699.37
Total cost of ownership $ 775.16
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 70.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 73.28
Purchase price $ 579.99
Total cost of ownership $ 653.27
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
30kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,400 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
BEST
 2.0:1
Projection Distance
1.5 - 7.6 1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
45 - 300 26.87 - 311.1
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
210W 220W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.15x
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 114%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.59 - 2.87 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.88 - 21.88 21.3 - 24.5
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 Not supported
 Not supported
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
29dB
BEST
33dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.4
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
1W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
290W 280W
BEST
Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 230W
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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.2kg 1.5kg
BEST
Height
78mm 71mm
Depth
220mm 178mm
Width
264mm 220mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

HDMI Input
 HDMI input
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Port
 S-Video port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Touchpad
 Built-in touchpad
Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback