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Acer H6517BD vs Benq MH680

Acer H6517BD vs Benq MH680

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Acer H6517BD
Benq MH680

Top Prices

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Reasons For

3 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).
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.

$6.66 cheaper to run
The Acer H6517BD only costs $64.10 to run over five years whereas the Benq MH680 costs $70.76 to run (10% more). Read more
1 Reason For
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 12 user reviews, the Benq MH680 has an average review score of 92%, however the Acer H6517BD has an average rating of 79% (based on 25 reviews).

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
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 92% (based on 12 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).
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.

Six months older
The Benq MH680 is older than the Acer H6517BD by six months.
10% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Benq MH680 are $70.76 which is $6.66 more than the Acer H6517BD over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 4 Awards
chip.com.my: Outstanding
f1cd.ru: Recommended
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
technolabs.net: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 27 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 $ 67.87
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 70.76

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.
0.45T
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
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 6,500h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
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
 1.48 - 1.62
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
Video Colour Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
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 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AUX in
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Progressive Scan Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Progressive scan output
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
33dB
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 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) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
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
Built-In Speaker
1 1
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
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)
255W
BEST
270W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
196W
BEST
220W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

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
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
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
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Built-In Touchpad
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in touchpad
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