Acer H7550BD vs Epson PowerLite 525W
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Acer H7550BDvsEpson PowerLite 525W

Acer H7550BD

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and positively reviewed moderate noise level 1080p projector, with low running costs
93
Reviews
72 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$77 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 16000:1 Yes Apr 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 16000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Apr 2015
Epson PowerLite 525W

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-value and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with very good features
91
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
35dB 1280 X 800 16000:1 No Nov 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 35dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 16000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2014
Acer H7550BD

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and positively reviewed moderate noise level 1080p projector, with low running costs
93
Reviews
72 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$77 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 16000:1 Yes Apr 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 16000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Apr 2015
Epson PowerLite 525W

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-value and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with very good features
91
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
35dB 1280 X 800 16000:1 No Nov 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 35dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 16000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2014

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Reasons For

Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
4 Reasons For
7% Quieter Noise Level
The Acer H7550BD is a 33dB projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Epson PowerLite 525W (35dB).

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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Slightly Brighter Projector Brightness
The Acer H7550BD has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite 525W is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter 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 H7550BD supports 3D, but the Epson PowerLite 525W 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 H7550BD supports full HD, whereas the Epson PowerLite 525W 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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5 Reasons For
A Little Bigger Bulb Power
The Epson PowerLite 525W is a 215W lamp power projector, whereas the Acer H7550BD is only a 210W lamp power projector (5W 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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20% Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Epson PowerLite 525W has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the Acer H7550BD is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).

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 525W has an Ethernet LAN, however the Acer H7550BD does not.

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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$32 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Epson PowerLite 525W only costs $46 to run whereas the Acer H7550BD costs $77 to run (69% more).
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Better Brand
Epson projectors have an average rating of 90.5%, however Acer has an average rating of 80.9%.

Reasons Against

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Best
5 stars
34 reviews
4 stars
11 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
1 review
No reviews found

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 H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Acer

81

81

Based on 1,643 reviews
Epson

90

90

Based on 2,861 reviews

Date Released

Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
34 months old Best 39 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.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

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

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 H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
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 H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
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 H7550BD
Acer
H7550BD
12 trees 0.45 tonnes CO2
Epson PowerLite 525W
Epson
PowerLite 525W
7 trees 0.27 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Noise Level 33dB
BEST
35dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 30dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
2D/3D Frequency Image Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
16000:1
 16000:1
16000:1
 16000:1
Projector Brightness 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Maximum Analog Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
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
Colour Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 2,800 ANSI Lumens
White Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 2,800 ANSI Lumens
Zoom Ratio
1.35:1
 1.35:1
1.35:1
 1.35:1
Projection Distance (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power 210W 215W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp 4,000h 5,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Optical Zoom 1.3x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Video Processing Unknown - Click to provide data 10 Bit
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
RS-232 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 2
BEST
Audio (L,R) Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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 3
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
RMS Rated Power 20W
BEST
16W
Built-In Speaker 2
BEST
1
 
 
 
Power Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
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
Voltage Tolerance Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Weight 3.4kg
BEST
3.9kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 94mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 344mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer H7550BD Epson PowerLite 525W
Cables Included
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC

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