Acer P7505 vs Optoma X304M

Acer P7505
Optoma X304M

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
2,000 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer P7505 is a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma X304M is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Full HD Edit
The Acer P7505 supports full HD, but the Optoma X304M does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

DVI port Edit
The Acer P7505 has a DVI port, whereas the Optoma X304M does not.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer P7505 has an ethernet LAN, but the Optoma X304M does not have an ethernet LAN.
5W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer P7505 has an RMS rated power of 6W, but the Optoma X304M is only a 1W RMS rated power projector (5W lower).
One more number of built-in speakers Edit
The Acer P7505 is a two number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Optoma X304M only has one number of built-in speakers.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Acer P7505 is 70%, whereas the average rating of the Optoma X304M is 65% (based on 2 reviews).
4 Reasons For
500h longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma X304M is a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 500h longer than the Acer P7505 (4,000h).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma X304M has a service life of lamp of 5,000h. That's 3,500h longer than the Acer P7505 (5,000h).
Hugely lighter Edit
Optoma X304M is 1.5kg heavy. That's 6kg lighter than the Acer P7505 (1.5kg).
$42.87 cheaper to run
The Optoma X304M only costs $69.43 to run over five years whereas the Acer P7505 costs $112.30 to run (62% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
15% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Acer P7505 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 3,500h, however the Optoma X304M is a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h longer).
3,500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
Acer P7505 is only 1,500h lamp service life, but the Optoma X304M is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (3,500h longer).
Significantly heavier Edit
The Acer P7505 is a 7.5kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma X304M is a 1.5kg heavy projector (6kg lighter).
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Higher running costs over five years by $42.87
The running costs of the Acer P7505 are $112.30 which is $42.87 more than the Optoma X304M over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Optoma X304M is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer P7505 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Optoma X304M does not support full HD, but the Acer P7505 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma X304M does not have a DVI port, whereas the Acer P7505 does.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma X304M does not have an ethernet LAN, but the Acer P7505 has an ethernet LAN.
Five times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma X304M is a 1W RMS rated power projector. That's 5W lower than the Acer P7505 (1W).
Only one number of built-in speakers Edit
The number of number of built-in speakerss on the Optoma X304M is one, but the Acer P7505 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
Eleven months older
The Optoma X304M is older than the Acer P7505 by eleven months.
Lower expert review Score
The Optoma X304M only has an average expert rating of 65%, but the Acer P7505 has an average expert rating of 70% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

35 months Ago 46 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 109.56
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 112.30
Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.69
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 69.43
Purchase price $ 779.99
Total cost of ownership $ 849.42
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.75T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
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
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
+40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
85kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
20 - 300 26.87 - 311.1
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,500h 4,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 SHP
 SHP
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W
Service Life of Lamp
1,500h 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)
2.45 - 2.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.3 - 24.5
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

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

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 Not supported
 Not supported
Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 33dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported
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)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
6W
BEST
1W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1

Design

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 280W
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
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
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.5kg 1.5kg
BEST
Height
129.5mm 71mm
Depth
309.9mm 178mm
Width
398.8mm 220mm

Packaging Content

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