Acer H6517BD vs Epson PowerLite X27

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Acer H6517BD
Epson PowerLite X27

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
16% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens. That's 500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Acer H6517BD is 210W lamp power. That's 10W bigger than the Epson PowerLite X27 (200W).
3D Edit
The Acer H6517BD supports 3D, but the Epson PowerLite X27 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.

Full HD Edit
The Acer H6517BD supports full HD, whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Acer H6517BD is two, but the Epson PowerLite X27 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a noise level of 27dB, however the Epson PowerLite X27 is a 37dB noise level projector (10dB 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.

4% lighter Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a weight of 2.5kg. That's 100g lighter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (2.6kg).
7 Reasons For
A lot longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h, however the Acer H6517BD is only a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h shorter).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Epson PowerLite X27 is 5,000h lamp service life, but the Acer H6517BD is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Acer H6517BD only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Epson PowerLite X27 is 29dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Acer H6517BD is a 33dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (4dB louder).
Hugely higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has an RMS rated power of 5W, but the Acer H6517BD is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (3W lower).
Cheaper to run by $1.47
Over five years the Epson PowerLite X27 only costs $68.79 to run however the Acer H6517BD costs $70.26 to run (2% more). Read more
Significantly better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the Epson PowerLite X27 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Acer H6517BD is 79% (based on 25 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Acer H6517BD is only 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 4,000h shorter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (10,000h).
1,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5,000h).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Acer H6517BD is one, but the Epson PowerLite X27 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
4dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 33dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 4dB louder than the Epson PowerLite X27 (29dB).
3W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 3W lower than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5W).
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More expensive to run over five years by 2%
The running costs of the Acer H6517BD are $70.26 which is $1.47 more than the Epson PowerLite X27 over five years. Show assumptions.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The Acer H6517BD's average user rating is only 79%, however the Epson PowerLite X27's is 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
500 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Acer H6517BD is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (500 ANSI lumens brighter).
A bit smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a bulb power of 200W, however the Acer H6517BD is a 210W lamp power projector (10W bigger).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 does not support 3D, but the Acer H6517BD supports 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.

Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 does not support full HD, whereas the Acer H6517BD 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has one HDMI ports quantity, however the Acer H6517BD only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
28% louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 10dB louder than the Acer H6517BD (37dB). 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.

100g heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 2.6kg heavy projector, whereas the Acer H6517BD is a 2.5kg heavy projector (100g lighter).

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 70.26
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 70.26
Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.64
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.15
Total running cost $ 68.79
Purchase price $ 369.00
Total cost of ownership $ 437.79
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.47T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 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
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.02kHz 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)
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,890 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.17
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.8
Projection Distance
1.5 - 9.8 1.8 - 2.17
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
210W
BEST
200W
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range (f-F)
22.41 - 26.82 16.9 - 20.28
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
37dB
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
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB 29dB
BEST
2D/3D Frequency Image
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 5W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Power Consumption (typical)
295W 284W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 208W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
196W Unknown - Click to provide data
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.6kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 86mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 244mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 297mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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