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Acer H6517BD vs Epson PowerLite S27

Acer H6517BD vs Epson PowerLite S27

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Acer H6517BD
Epson PowerLite S27

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
500 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson PowerLite S27 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
5% bigger bulb power Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a bulb power of 210W. That's 10W bigger than the Epson PowerLite S27 (200W).
3D Edit
The Acer H6517BD supports 3D, however the Epson PowerLite S27 does not. 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, but the Epson PowerLite S27 does not. 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.

10dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a noise level of 27dB, whereas the Epson PowerLite S27 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.

Cheaper to run by $8.50
The Acer H6517BD is $8.50 cheaper to run than the Epson PowerLite S27 over five years. Read more
2 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Epson PowerLite S27 is 5,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h longer than the Acer H6517BD (5,000h).
User reviews are significantly better
Based on 1 review, the Epson PowerLite S27 has an average user review score of 100%, whereas the Acer H6517BD has an average rating of 79% (based on 25 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Acer H6517BD is only 4,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h shorter than the Epson PowerLite S27 (5,000h).
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Significantly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer H6517BD is only 79%, whereas the average user rating of the Epson PowerLite S27 is 100% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
500 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer H6517BD (2,700 ANSI lumens).
5% smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a bulb power of 200W. That's 10W smaller than the Acer H6517BD (200W).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 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.

10dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a noise level of 37dB, whereas the Acer H6517BD is a 27dB noise level projector (10dB quieter). 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.

Seven months older
The Epson PowerLite S27 is older than the Acer H6517BD by seven months.
13% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Epson PowerLite S27 are $72.60 which is $8.50 more than the Acer H6517BD. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.10
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 64.10
Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.21
Total running cost $ 72.60
Purchase price $ 374.47
Total cost of ownership $ 447.07
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.41T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
BEST
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.4
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.77
Projection Distance
1.5 - 9.8 1.77 - 2.4
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 350
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
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
 1.48 - 1.62
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.44 - 1.44
Focal Length Range (f-F)
22.41 - 26.82 16.9 - 20.28
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
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 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
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
1 2
BEST
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 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
37dB
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)
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
Built-In Speaker
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
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Power Consumption (typical)
255W
BEST
284W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 208W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
196W 0.21W
BEST
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

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 2.5kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 87mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 244mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 297mm

Packaging Content

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
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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