Acer H6517BD vs Benq MH680

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Acer H6517BD
Benq MH680

Top Prices

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Acer H6517BD is 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Benq MH680 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a two HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq MH680 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a noise level of 27dB, but the Benq MH680 is a 33dB noise level projector (6dB 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.

Lighter Edit
Acer H6517BD is 2.5kg heavy. That's 300g lighter than the Benq MH680 (2.8kg).
7 Reasons For
8% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Benq MH680 is 6,500h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 500h longer than the Acer H6517BD (6,500h).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Benq MH680 is two, but the Acer H6517BD only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Benq MH680 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Acer H6517BD only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
5dB quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Benq MH680 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 5dB quieter than the Acer H6517BD (28dB).
80% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MH680 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W higher than the Acer H6517BD (10W).
5% cheaper to run
The Benq MH680 is $3.21 cheaper to run than the Acer H6517BD over five years. Read more
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 13 user reviews, the Benq MH680 has an average review score of 91%, however the Acer H6517BD has an average rating of 79% (based on 25 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 500h shorter than the Benq MH680 (6,500h).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq MH680 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Acer H6517BD has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity, however the Benq MH680 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
16% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Acer H6517BD has a noise level (economic mode) of 33dB. That's 5dB louder than the Benq MH680 (28dB).
Four times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H6517BD is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W lower than the Benq MH680 (10W).
One month older
The Acer H6517BD is older than the Benq MH680 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 5%
Over five years the running costs of the Acer H6517BD are $70.26 which is $3.21 more than the Benq MH680. Show assumptions.
A lot Lower user review Score
The Acer H6517BD only has an average user rating of 79%, but the Benq MH680 has an average user rating of 91% (based on 13 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
7% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq MH680 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer H6517BD (3,000 ANSI lumens).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Benq MH680 is one, but the Acer H6517BD only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
19% louder noise level Edit
The Benq MH680 has a noise level of 33dB, however the Acer H6517BD is a 27dB noise level projector (6dB 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.

11% heavier Edit
The Benq MH680 has a weight of 2.8kg. That's 300g heavier than the Acer H6517BD (2.8kg).

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
chip.com.my: Outstanding
f1cd.ru: Recommended
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 70.26
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 70.26
Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 67.05

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.
0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
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)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
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
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.5 - 9.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 45 - 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 6,500h
BEST
Bulb Power
210W 210W
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 4,000h

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
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 110%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.59 - 2.87
Focal Length Range (f-F)
22.41 - 26.82 16.88 - 21.88
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

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
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
33dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 10W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
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 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
295W 270W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
196W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 104.7mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 244.12mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 311.81mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
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