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Acer P6500

Acer P6500 Projector

20000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 30dB May 2016
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Even in bright rooms, your presentations will shine as brilliantly as your ideas. After prolonged projector use, colors and text will still be vibrant and crisp, thanks to Acer's advanced color... More
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14 Reasons For

Just Released Eight Months Ago

Acer only released the P6500 eight months ago. Newer data projectors like this one are likely to have better features.

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each projector brand. On average projectors from Acer have good reviews from owners and experts.

Supports Full HD

Unlike most of the other recently released data projectors which do not support full HD, the Acer P6500 supports full HD.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P6500 supports 3D. Most of the other latest 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P6500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesss of multimedia projectors that have been on the market for the last year range from 300 ANSI lumens to 5,400 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. The Acer P6500 has a quite bright projector brightness (5,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P6500.

If you would prefer a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Panasonic PT-RZ570WEJ (5,400 ANSI lumens).

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The Acer P6500 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P6500 projector native resolutions range from SVGA (800x600) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is typical of many projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released in the last year only have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Acer P6500 has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Acer P6500 is a two number of built-in speakers projector. Most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the P6500 only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Acer P6500 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P6500 the optical zooms range from 1.1x to 2x, and the average optical zoom is 1.3x. With an optical zoom of 1.6 times zoom factor, the Acer P6500 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst projectors of this age.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of new projectors range from 190W to 370W, and the average bulb power is 230W. At 365 Watts, the Acer P6500 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the P6500.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P6500 have RMS rated powers of between 1.5W and 20W. With an RMS rated power of 10 Watts, the Acer P6500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other new data projectors.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P6500 do not support wi-Fi. The Acer P6500 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Low Number of Colours

The average number of colours of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the P6500 is 830M, and the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M. At only 1.07 million, the Acer P6500 has a quite low number of colours compared to most of the other newly released similar spec projectors.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Across all the 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the P6500 the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 4,000h to 24,000h. The service life of lamp (economic mode) of the Acer P6500 of only 4,000 hours is one of the shortest amongst latest 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P6500 is 6,200h, and the service life of lamps range from 3,000h to 20,000h. The Acer P6500 has a quite short service life of lamp (only 3,000 hours) compared to most of the other new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Heavy

With a weight of 4.5 kilograms, the Acer P6500 is one of the heavier projectors that are a comparable age to the P6500 amongst data projectors of this age. Across all the comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the P6500 the weights range from 110g to 40kg, and the average weight is 3.9kg.

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Very High Power Consumption (economy Mode)

With a power consumption (economy mode) of 367 Watts, the Acer P6500 has a very high power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched in the last 12 months. The average power consumption (economy mode) of newly released 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors is 230W, and the power consumption (economy mode)s range from 170W to 370W.

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Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

When compared to other projectors that have been available for the last year that we have assessed, the power consumption (PowerSave) of the Acer P6500 of 367 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of latest 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors is 80W and the highest is 370W.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

Across all the multimedia projectors that came out in the last year the noise level (economic mode)s range from 26dB to 35dB. When compared to other latest comparable spec projectors, the Acer P6500's noise level (economic mode) of 35 decibels is one of the loudest.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer P6500

Average Noise Level

At 30 decibels, the Acer P6500 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Number of Colours
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Fixed Focal Length
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Technical Details
HD Type

Expert Reviews

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23 October 2016

The Acer P6500 stands out as an extraordinary price value for both conference room and classroom applications. Its combination of light weight, high lumen output and 1080p resolution is hard to...

Lightweight, impressive, accommodates a wide range of devices, leather cushions
Comfortable overear design
Easytouse and intuitive controls
Automatically pauses when removed
Good audio quality
VR's Phone holder and high in price
Not very compact
Beaten by much cheaper routers for everyday file transfers
QoS options are basic
Mobile app is horrific

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Electricity cost when switched on $111.63
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Total running cost over 5 years $111.63
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer p6500, acer p6500d, acer p6500dl, acer p6500dlp, acer c7swza00, acer c7swzs00, home 1920x1080, acer 1920x1080, acer mrjmg11001
Barcodes 00888863227549, 04713392096273

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