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Acer H7550BD Projector

16000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB Jan 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $100.30 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
A best selling multimedia projector
Does not have good technical guidance
48 Reviews + 3 Awards
SweClockers.com Top Class 01net.com 4 Star audiovision.de Test Winner

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Amongst multimedia projectors of a similar type and age, this multimedia projector is one of the most highly awarded.

The editors of three expert review sites all thought that this projector was good. 01net.com gave this Acer projector a "4 Star" award, it received a "Top Class" award from SweClockers.com and Audiovision.de gave it a "Test Winner" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, audiovision.de and audiovideohd.fr this Acer projector has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, H7550BD owners rated this projector 88 out of 100. 24 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

We checked 820 owner and expert reviews (including 27 verified purchases) for Acer multimedia projectors and found that on average Acer has good reviews. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors range.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Acer H7550BD has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The H7550BD does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Four customers who reviewed the Acer H7550BD considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk said “Instructions could be clearer” and gave this projector a score of 3 stars out of 5. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “No BIOS, Drivers, Manual, etc on MSI website” in their review. Canaidan mentioned on Amazon “Manual terrible, though packaged CD has files with better manual on it” however despite that they still scored it 80 out of 100.

One customer thought the product did not have good customer support. Eden Griffith mentioned “Acer customer support are useless so I can no longer recvomend this product, avoid at all costs! (See photo) I have wanted a projector for a while now.”.

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Audio

Quiet

Eight customers mentioned that it was quiet. Amazon.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Quiet enough for most applications”. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Nice bays for SSDHDs Quiet Very small” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also said “Quick, quiet” in their review.

Two customers thought it was noisy. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “This thing is tiny and doesn't make any noise Comes with dual Intel nic's which is the only way to go when it comes to pfSense” in their review of this projector. Eden Griffith said in her review of this projector on Amazon “The projector is a tad noisy (can't be heard when you are watching stuff)”.

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Noisy

Two customers thought it was noisy. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “This thing is tiny and doesn't make any noise Comes with dual Intel nic's which is the only way to go when it comes to pfSense” in their review of this projector.

Eden Griffith said in her review of this projector on Amazon “The projector is a tad noisy (can't be heard when you are watching stuff)”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the Acer H7550BD was compact. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Compact and easy to assemble”. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Extremely compact size with lots of connectivity” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also said “Very compact, quiet” in their review.

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Canaidan wrote “Will update once it gets some heavy usage” in their review of this projector. Yorkshire Petrolhead wrote on Amazon last year “Projector still going strong (touch wood) and really pleased with it overall after 9months of heavy use” and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The H7550BD has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The H7550BD has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 33 decibels, the H7550BD has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to this data projector. 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago have noise levels of between 30dB and 37dB.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer H7550BD has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Other

A Best Selling Multimedia Projector

The H7550BD is one the fastest selling projector currently available for sale.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 16000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Video

Supports Full HD

The H7550BD supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector do not support full HD.

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Design

Excellent 3D Picture Quality

Eighteen customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this projector two years ago “Excellent 3D picture quality” . Last year Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Near-excellent video quality”. Expert website Projectorreviews.com said a few weeks ago “Though a touch warm on some scenes, this Acer's out of the box picture quality is quite good” in their review of this projector.

Ceiling Mountable

The H7550BD is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Good Looking

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the Acer H7550BD was good looking. Amazon.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Comes with slimlaptop style CDDVD Rom drive” nonetheless they only rated it 3 stars out of 5. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “The case is very stylish” in their review.

Two people who reviewed this projector considered that it was well designed. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote “Attractive design matches almost everything”. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Nice small design” in their review.

One customer considered that it was neat. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this projector “Looks neat has customizable Lighting on the front”. One person considered that the product was smooth. Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this projector “The 4 Graphics are smooth”.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Six customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Great small form factor and they benchmark faster than they should at normal settings”. Denton wrote on Amazon “The menu is detailed and allows a lot of tinkering” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Last year Scf mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “Bad remote control unit with no back light and a terrible menu, pity as the picture quality was great” but despite that they scored it 40 out of 100.

Four people who purchased it said that it was easy to use. Last year Amazon.co.uk wrote “Haven't been able to use it yet” in their review of this projector. Canaidan mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “Excellent projector (albeit with minimal use so far), bright and seems easy to use”. Eden Griffith wrote in her review of this projector “The remote is easy to use and very functional” although she rated it 20 out of 100.

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to handle. This year Projectorreviews.com said “Good at handling ambient light” in their review of this projector. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Also this CPU handles sending traffic through a VPN like a champ” however they gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. This year Badgerblack wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon “No rainbow artefacts, handles motion with easy, superb colour balance, no over saturation”.

Two people who purchased it agreed that it was easy to assemble. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Simple to assemble”. Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Richard rated it a maximum of 5 stars and he said in his review of this projector on Amazon “Easy to set up”.

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Well Made

Ten customers who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this projector “Well engineered as a whole” but they only scored the product 60 out of 100. Amazon.co.uk also said “Built in wired networking” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “Built in wireless” in their review.

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this projector “Best of all tough as a brick”. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “Very strong glass; I have dropped it multiple times from a height of 3 feet, Still in-tact” in their review.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Two people who bought the product wrote that it had a good battery life. Amazon.co.uk mentioned two years ago “The battery seems decent (most likely due to relatively small low-res screen” in their review of this projector. Amazon.co.uk also said “Battery life lasts me a full day 18 hours” in their review.


Smart TV

Excellent Connectivity

Three customers considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Two years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Excellent connectivity” but they scored it 60 out of 100.


Features

Good Features

One person thought it had good features. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this projector “Perfect features for my use”.


3D and 2D to 3D Conversion

Fifteen people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Last year Pc Mag said “Comes with two pairs of 3D glasses” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Projectorreviews.com wrote “3D and 2D to 3D Conversion” in their review of this projector. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “A short throw combined with a 1.1x zoom, full 3D support”.

Good High Def TV

Three people who reviewed it thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. In April last year Yorkshire Petrolhead said “I've set up my projector for a 90" screen and in HD the picture is brilliant”.

Decent for Gaming

Seven people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Chris said on Amazon “Great projector, good picture quality and vibrant colours” in his Acer H7550BD review and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Osevon wrote on Amazon “Great picture quality and brightness”. Kev F wrote on Amazon “Starts up quick, picture quality is perfect, sound is actually quite good, wouldn't need to rush out” in their review of this projector.

Five customers who reviewed the product thought it was good for playing games on. Projectorreviews.com wrote in April “Decent for gaming” . Pcmag.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website PC Mag “A lag time that's suitable for gaming” in their review of this projector. Prefix wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon “Edge to edge I'm getting a clear 66inch screen good enough for gaming and films with no ghosting that I have seen” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Three customers who purchased it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Chris said “Great Colours!”. Icemonkey mentioned “BIG image BOLD colours BRILLIANT detail & BREATHTAKING blacks” in their review of this projector. Icemonkey also mentioned “Nice strong colours and fine clear image with nice dark blacks, best DLP projector for the money as i have looked at a few on here” in their review.

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Supports 3D for video sources, like Blu-ray players”. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk said “GPU provides enough power to handle Blu-Ray video”.

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Good Remote Control

Four people who bought it wrote that it had a good remote control. Amazon.co.uk wrote two years ago “Included remote can power of the device, has excellent range” however despite that they rated the product 3 stars out of 5. P. Horn mentioned “Remote is great - quick to switch to different views”.

20 Watt Speakers

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. In April this year Projectorreviews.com said “20 watt speakers”. In the same month Stevie No Wonder gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this projector on Amazon “Love the internal extra slot for the Roku/Fire stick whatever your preference and even with just it's own speakers the audio is better than passable”. P. Horn mentioned “Amazing sound - I bought a soundbar to go with this.”.

Not Good for Ceiling Mounting

One owner who reviewed this projector concluded that it was not good for ceiling mounting. Amazon Customer wrote two years ago “It even looks good, now ceiling mounted and isn't a strange looking piece of tech 'dangling' from above like I was worried it would be”.


Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

At only 210 Watts, the H7550BD has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. The average bulb power of projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector is 210W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 4,800h, and the service life of lamps range from 4,000h to 5,000h. The Acer H7550BD has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 4,000 hours) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer computer gmbh mrjky1100l, acer acerh7550bdprojecta62ur, acer computer gmbh h7550bd, acer computer gmbh h7550st, warranty mrjky1100m, mrjky1100l h7550st, warranty h7550st, acer mrjky1100n, acer mrjky1100l, acer mrjl71100j, acer mrjky1100m, acer 1920x1080, acer b44pzs00, acer b44qzs00, acer h7550bdz, acer b44qza00, acer b44pza00, acer h7550st, acer kg6ah
Barcodes 04053162789654, 04053162872486, 04713147684656, 04713147684663, 04713147684670, 04713147709984, 04713147709991, 04713147710003, 05026686204049, 05054629808986, 05054629947104

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