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Acer H6517BD Projector

10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 27dB Aug 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $64.10 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average owner reviews
Running costs are low
Popular choice
26 Reviews

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Reviews

Average Owner Reviews

On average, H6517BD owners rated this data projector 79 out of 100. Over 76% of reviewers gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars.

Acer Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 820 expert and owner reviews (including 57 verified purchases) for Acer projectors and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 94% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Popular Choice

According to Amazon sales data, the H6517BD is a popular choice amongst customers who bought projectors in the last 3 months.


Design

Easy to Use

Two customers concluded that the product was easy to setup. Mark Booth he said on Amazon “The picture is much better than I expected and it is very simple to set up” in his review of this projector. Martin rated it 8 stars and he wrote two years ago “It projects a clear image and is easy to set up etc”.

One Acer H6517BD reviewer said in their reviews that the Acer H6517BD was easy to use. Michael Forrest mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It's relatively quiet, crisp image, great in 3d and easy to use” in his review of this projector and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

One Acer H6517BD owner who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use the menus. Pc said “I would suggest playing with the settings to get the best picture out of it”.

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Nice Design

Three Acer H6517BD owners wrote in their reviews that this projector was good looking. Ozzy gave it a score of 8 stars and wrote on Amazon “I already have a speaker system, thanks!DESIGN / BUILD ****The projector in white gloss is beautiful to look at” in their Acer H6517BD review. Ozzy also wrote “There is an Auto-keystone feature which is pretty nice” in their review.

One person who reviewed it thought it had a good case.

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Robust

One Acer H6517BD reviewer who reviewed this projector wrote that it was strong and durable. Ozzy rated the product 7 stars and mentioned in their Acer H6517BD review on Amazon two years ago “The plastic casing is sturdy”.

Good Product Quality

Seven Acer H6517BD owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was good quality. Perkvats Havatkov wrote in their review of the Acer H6517BD on Amazon “Picture and colour quality is superb.”. Sharon she wrote on Amazon “I highly recommended this projector to anyone looking for home theater entertainment projector for movies and gaming with great picture quality”. Two years ago Daniel Westwater he said on Amazon “Top Quality 1080p Short Throw Projector”.

Ceiling Mountable

The H6517BD is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Four Acer H6517BD reviewers wrote in their reviews that this projector had a good 3D picture quality. Pc said in their review of this projector on Amazon “Overall very pleased so far, movies, 3D and gaming are all good so it ticks all my boxes”. Don D. mentioned on Amazon “Great 3D projector” in his Acer H6517BD review and scored the product 7 stars. Don D. also mentioned “Astounding picture with HD inputs 3D works great with my "5 Pack of SainSonic Zodiac 904 Series 144Hz Rechargeable 3D DLP-Link Projector Universal Active Shutter Glasses, Black"” in his review.

Good Picture Quality

Two people wrote that it had clear images. One person who purchased it thought it had good picture quality.

One customer who reviewed this projector considered that it was good for watching movies.

Good Sound Quality

Four Acer H6517BD reviewers who bought the Acer H6517BD reckoned that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Denis Dal Lago mentioned on Amazon “The built-in speaker's quality is very good as well”.

Good High Def TV

Four people who purchased it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Sergio Pantaleo said two years ago “It was my first Full HD projector” . Sergio Pantaleo also wrote “After I owned a Philps Pico Projector I decided to go for a full HD” in his review. Sergio Pantaleo also wrote “I've been waiting so much for a full HD projector” in his review.


Features

Good Technical Features

One Acer H6517BD reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. Sergio Pantaleo said on Amazon “It has lot of great features (still missing the audio output)” in his review of this projector and gave it a rating of 6 stars.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Acer H6517BD supports full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector do not support full HD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors which support full HD currently available including the V332X ($460.85), or the V302X both from NEC or the Acer X152H ($673.65) which has better reviews.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer H6517BD has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Vivitek DX255, the Epson EB-S27, or the Acer X152H ($673.65) which has better reviews.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

The Acer H6517BD has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). The resolution of all multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector ranges from XGA (1024x768) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the H6517BD has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the NEC V332X ($460.85) (3,300 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer H6517BD has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors of a similar age and type to this projector range from 27dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of only 27 decibels, the H6517BD has a very quiet noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

Alternative 27dB noise level projectors currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Acer X152H ($673.65).

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Three Acer H6517BD reviewers said in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Ozzy said in their review of this projector on Amazon two years ago “The microphone in my action cam interferes with the speaker and makes a horrible screeching noise” and rated it 6 stars. Denis Dal Lago said “The fan is a bit noisy”. Denis Dal Lago also said “It doesn't particularly bother me, still if you set the power saving mode on you can roughly halve the noise coming from it at the cost of some brightness” in his review.

One Acer H6517BD reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was quiet.

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Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Acer H6517BD owner wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Ozzy mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It's not incredibly heavy” in their review of this projector.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector, the Acer H6517BD does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

At only 210 Watts, the H6517BD has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector. The bulb powers of data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector range from 170W to 430W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 3d1080p3200lm100001, acer projector3d, acer h6517bddlp, acer b44szs00, acer b44sza00, 1920x1080
Barcodes 04713147739202, 04713147739219, 04713147739226

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