Acer H6517ST vs Epson PowerLite 99WH
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Acer H6517STvsEpson PowerLite 99WH

Acer H6517ST

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

Acer H6517ST

$449.99
$423.00
Our Verdict:
An award winning and great value for money moderate noise level 1080p projector, with very low running costs and great features
93
Reviews
18 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Running Costs
$49 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Oct 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Oct 2015
Epson PowerLite 99WH

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An amazingly cheap and award winning moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with great features and very low running costs
94
Reviews
9 Reviews + 1 Award
96
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 No Jan 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015
Acer H6517ST

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

Acer H6517ST

$449.99
$423.00
Our Verdict:
An award winning and great value for money moderate noise level 1080p projector, with very low running costs and great features
93
Reviews
18 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Running Costs
$49 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Oct 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Oct 2015
Epson PowerLite 99WH

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An amazingly cheap and award winning moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with great features and very low running costs
94
Reviews
9 Reviews + 1 Award
96
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 No Jan 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015

Top Prices

Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Newegg US
Acer H6517ST Projector, 3000 Lumens, 10000:1 Contrast Ratio, 45" - 300" Image Size, HDMI, USB, VGA, Composite Video, Built-in Speaker
$449.99
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Acer MR.JLA11.009 H6517ST FHD DLP PROJ 3000L UXGA 10K:1 HDMI 5.5LBS 100-240V
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$588.54
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Amazon US
Acer H6517ST 3D DLP Home Theater Projector
Out of stock
$599.39
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Amazon US
Acer Professional and Education H6517ST
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$744.99
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Amazon US
Acer Home H6517ST
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$1,013.00
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Acer H6517ST 3D Ready DLP Projector - 1080p - HDTV - 16_9 (Brand new, unopened) - on
$635.16
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Acer H6517ST Projector (Brand new, unopened) - on
$641.77
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Acer H6517ST 3D Ready DLP Projector - White (Brand new, unopened)
$645.20
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Epson V11H686020 Epson PowerLite 99WH - Portable WXGA 720p 3LCD Projector - 3000 (Brand new, unopened) - on
$694.00
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Epson PowerLite 99WH LCD Projector - HDTV - 16:10
$699.12
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Amazon US
Epson V11H686020 High Definition LCD Projector, PowerLite 99WH
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$699.98
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Epson PowerLite 99WH LCD Projector - HDTV - 16:10
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$749.99
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Epson EPSV11H686020 V11H686020 High Definition LCD Projector PowerLite 99WH NEW
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$827.99
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Amazon US
Epson PowerLite 99W WXGA LCD Projector
$947.95
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Reasons For

Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
7 Reasons For
13% Quieter Noise Level
The Acer H6517ST is a 33dB projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Epson PowerLite 99WH (37dB).

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.

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10W Bigger Bulb Power
Acer H6517ST is 210W lamp power, but the Epson PowerLite 99WH is only a 200W lamp power projector (10W smaller).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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3D
The Acer H6517ST supports 3D, but the Epson PowerLite 99WH does not support 3D.

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

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Full HD
The Acer H6517ST supports full HD, whereas the Epson PowerLite 99WH does not support full HD.

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.

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Cheaper by $244
The Acer H6517ST costs $244.01 less than the Epson PowerLite 99WH.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
15% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Acer H6517ST is $9 cheaper to run than the Epson PowerLite 99WH.
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5 Reasons For
Longer Service Life of Lamp
Epson PowerLite 99WH is 5,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h longer than the Acer H6517ST (4,000h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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Ethernet LAN
The Epson PowerLite 99WH has an Ethernet LAN, but the Acer H6517ST does not have an Ethernet LAN.

This denotes whether the projector has the native capability to connect to the local network, in order to receive movie files and the like from your computer.

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Expert Reviews Are Moderately Better
Based on 2 reviews, the average expert review score of the Epson PowerLite 99WH is 80%, whereas the average rating of the Acer H6517ST is 77% (based on 3 reviews).
Better Brand
Epson projectors have an average rating of 90.5%, but Acer has an average rating of 80.9%.
Better PC Mag Review Score
PC Mag's Epson PowerLite 99WH review gave it a score of 80%, but the Acer H6517ST only has a rating of 60% from the same site.

Reasons Against

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Acer H6517ST and the Epson PowerLite 99WH both have 1 award. Compare all award winning projectors.
Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
1 Award
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
1 Award
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product

Average Expert Rating

The Epson PowerLite 99WH has better expert reviews than the Acer H6517ST. The average expert reviews score for the Epson PowerLite 99WH is 80% based on 2 reviews, where as the average score for the Acer H6517ST is 77% based on 3 reviews.
Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Acer H6517ST and the Epson PowerLite 99WH have identical average user review scores. For both projectors the average user review score is 90%.
Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Best
5 stars
10 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review
Best
5 stars
5 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Epson has a better average brand rating than Acer. The average brand rating for Epson is 90.46% based on 2,861 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Acer is 80.9% based on 1,643 reviews.
Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Acer

81

81

Based on 1,643 reviews
Epson

90

90

Based on 2,861 reviews

PC Mag Review Score

Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
PC Mag logo
With its 3,000-lumen rated brightness, 1080p (1,920-by-1,080) resolution, and full 3D support for video devices like game consoles and Blu-ray players, the Acer H6517ST ($799.99) is an obvious candidate if you need a home-entertainment projector. It ...
Native 1080p resolution
Bright
Short throw
Supports 3D for video sources like Blu-ray players and game consoles
Short lag time
Potentially annoying rainbow artifacts that show primarily in black-and-white source material
Underpowered audio with no audio output
The Acer H6517ST home entertainment projector offers a bright image, a short throw, full 3D support for video sources, and a lag time that's suitable for gaming......
May 2015
Best
PC Mag logo
The Epson PowerLite 99W WXGA 3LCD Projector ($749) fits neatly in Epson's line above the Epson EX6220 WXGA 3LCD Projector%displayPrice% at %seller% and below the Epson PowerLite 955W WXGA 3LCD Projector$899.00 at Epson, our Editors' Choice for lightw...
Bright
Lightweight
Long lamp life
Excellent quality for data images
Better-than-typical video for a data projector
Very sharp display with good focus over the entire image, only minor color fringing visible on displayed text, even when viewed up close, indicating good alignment of LCD panels also good optics with
No 3D support
Remote can be difficult to operate in a dark room, since it has no backlight, dust filter that must be maintained, a relatively high black level and a modest contrast ratio means this projector is not
The Epson PowerLite 99W WXGA 3LCD Projector is lightweight, and offers a bright image, excellent quality for data screens, and better video quality than most data projectors......
Jul 2014

Date Released

Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
28 months old Best 37 months old

Key Features

Noise Level

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.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

3D

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Best
Yes
No

Full HD

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.

Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Best
Yes
No

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer H6517ST
Acer
H6517ST
7 trees 0.29 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Epson PowerLite 99WH
Epson
PowerLite 99WH
9 trees 0.34 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Noise Level 33dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 27dB
BEST
28dB
 
 
 
Projector Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
10000:1
 10000:1
10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Brightness 3,000 ANSI Lumens 3,000 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity 85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization 0.02kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization 15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.2:1
 1.2:1
1.2:1
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Lamp Power (economic Mode) 210W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power 210W
BEST
200W
Service Life of Lamp 4,000h 5,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Optical Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2x
Digital Zoom 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1600 x 1200 (UXGA) 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
1280 x 1024 (SXGA) 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
1440 x 900 1280 x 960
1366 x 768 1024 x 768 (XGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
1600 x 1200 (UXGA) 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
1280 x 1024 (SXGA) 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
1440 x 900 1280 x 960
1366 x 768 1024 x 768 (XGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
RS-232 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Audio (L,R) Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in 1 3
BEST
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port 2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 3
BEST
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
RMS Rated Power 2W
BEST
16W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Power Consumption (typical) 255W
BEST
294W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 299W
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer H6517ST Epson PowerLite 99WH
Weight 2.5kg
BEST
2.7kg
Height 93mm 88mm
Depth 223mm 346mm
Width 314mm 294mm

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