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Acer P7505 vs Optoma X304M

Acer P7505 vs Optoma X304M

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Acer P7505
Optoma X304M

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Reasons For

5 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).
150W bigger bulb power Edit
The Acer P7505 has a bulb power of 370W, however the Optoma X304M is only a 220W lamp power projector (150W smaller).
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.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer P7505 has an Ethernet LAN, but the Optoma X304M does not have an Ethernet LAN.
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
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).
3D Edit
The Optoma X304M supports 3D, whereas the Acer P7505 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Slightly quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma X304M has a noise level of 33dB, but the Acer P7505 is a 36dB noise level projector (3dB louder). 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.

$45.24 cheaper to run
The Optoma X304M only costs $73.28 to run over five years whereas the Acer P7505 costs $118.52 to run (62% more). Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
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).
Louder noise level Edit
The Acer P7505 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder 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.

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Higher running costs over five years by $45.24
The running costs of the Acer P7505 are $118.52 which is $45.24 more than the Optoma X304M over five years. Show assumptions.
5 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).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma X304M is a 220W lamp power projector. That's 150W smaller than the Acer P7505 (220W).
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.

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).

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Date Released

38 months Ago 49 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 115.63
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 118.52
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

0.75T
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
BEST
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%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
50kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
85kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
30kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
1 - 10 1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
20 - 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)
3,500h 4,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
370W
BEST
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)
22.18 - 33.27 21.3 - 24.5
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
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)
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 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
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Microphone in
BEST
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 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
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
36dB 33dB
BEST
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
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
6W
BEST
1W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 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)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
460W 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
7.5kg 1.5kg
BEST
Height
130mm 71mm
Depth
310mm 178mm
Width
398mm 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
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 Composite
 VGA
 AC
 Composite
 VGA
 AC
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