Acer H7550 vs Epson 520

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Acer H7550
Epson 520

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
10% brighter projector brightness Edit
Acer H7550 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 300 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson 520 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
Full HD Edit
The Acer H7550 supports full HD, however the Epson 520 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.

Two more HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Acer H7550 is a three HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson 520 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H7550 has a noise level of 33dB, but the Epson 520 is a 35dB noise level projector (2dB 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.

Two number of built-in speakerss Edit
The number of number of built-in speakerss on the Acer H7550 is two, but the Epson 520 only has one number of built-in speakers.
Lighter Edit
Acer H7550 is 3.4kg heavy. That's 319.5g lighter than the Epson 520 (3.7kg).
Expert reviews are a bit better
Based on 5 reviews, the Acer H7550 has an average expert review score of 72%, but the Epson 520 has an average rating of 70% (based on 10 reviews).
7 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Epson 520 is 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 4,000h longer than the Acer H7550 (10,000h).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Epson 520 is 215W lamp power. That's 5W bigger than the Acer H7550 (215W).
1,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson 520 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Acer H7550 (5,000h).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson 520 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Acer H7550 does not have an ethernet LAN.
Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson 520 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Acer H7550 (28dB).
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson 520 is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Acer H7550 (16W).
16% cheaper to run
The Epson 520 only costs $80.26 to run over five years but the Acer H7550 costs $95.03 to run (18% more). Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
67% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 4,000h shorter than the Epson 520 (10,000h).
3% smaller bulb power Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 210W lamp power projector. That's 5W smaller than the Epson 520 (215W).
25% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Acer H7550 has a service life of lamp of 4,000h. That's 1,000h shorter than the Epson 520 (5,000h).
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer H7550 does not have an ethernet LAN, but the Epson 520 does.
7% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Acer H7550 has a noise level (economic mode) of 30dB. That's 2dB louder than the Epson 520 (28dB).
60% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the Epson 520 (16W).
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18% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Acer H7550 are $95.03 which is $14.77 more than the Epson 520. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
12% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson 520 has a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens. That's 300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer H7550 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson 520 does not support full HD, however the Acer H7550 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.

Two less HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Epson 520 is one, but the Acer H7550 only has three HDMI ports quantitys.
Moderately louder noise level Edit
The Epson 520 has a noise level of 35dB, however the Acer H7550 is a 33dB noise level projector (2dB 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.

Only one number of built-in speakers Edit
The Epson 520 has one number of built-in speakers, however the Acer H7550 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
9% heavier Edit
The Epson 520 has a weight of 3.7kg. That's 319.5g heavier than the Acer H7550 (3.7kg).
Two months older
The Epson 520 is older than the Acer H7550 by two months.
Marginally Lower expert review Score
The Epson 520's average expert rating is only 70%, however the Acer H7550's is 72% (based on 5 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
01net.com: 4 Star
1 Award
pcworld.com_techhive.com: Top 10

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

25 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 95.03
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 95.03
Electricity cost - switched on $ 69.84
Electricity cost - standby $ 10.42
Total running cost $ 80.26
Purchase price $ 730.99
Total cost of ownership $ 811.25
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.63T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.54T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 16000:1
 16000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 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 15
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 15
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
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 1,600 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.9 - 4.6 0.5 - 1.3
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 108
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
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
210W 215W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 0.69 - 0.76:1
 0.69 - 0.76:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.6 - 2.78 1.6 - 1.6
Focal Length Range (f-F)
10.20 - 11.22 6.4 - 6.4
Focus
 Auto
 Auto

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
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
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
35dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB 28dB
BEST
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 White
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 1.9W
Power Consumption (typical)
399W 293W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 229W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.22W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.4kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 94mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 342.9mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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