Acer H7550 vs Benq MW727

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Acer H7550
Benq MW727

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Benq MW727 (3,000h).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Acer H7550 has three HDMI ports, however the Benq MW727 only has two HDMI ports.
4dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H7550 has a noise level of 33dB, whereas the Benq MW727 is a 37dB noise level projector (4dB louder). Read more

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.

Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Acer H7550 is 30dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB quieter than the Benq MW727 (34dB).
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 20W RMS rated power projector. That's 10W higher than the Benq MW727 (10W).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Acer H7550 is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Benq MW727 only has one built-in speaker.
7 Reasons For
29% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer H7550 (4,200 ANSI lumens).
25% bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 280W lamp power projector. That's 70W bigger than the Acer H7550 (280W).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Benq MW727 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Acer H7550 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Benq MW727 is three, but the Acer H7550 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Benq MW727 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Acer H7550 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
Lighter Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 3.3kg heavy projector. That's 100g lighter than the Acer H7550 (3.3kg).
Cheaper to run by £5.60
The Benq MW727 is £5.60 cheaper to run than the Acer H7550 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MW727 (4,200 ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 210W lamp power projector. That's 70W smaller than the Benq MW727 (280W).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Acer H7550 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Benq MW727 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Acer H7550 is one, but the Benq MW727 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Acer H7550 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Benq MW727 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
3% heavier Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 3.4kg heavy projector. That's 100g heavier than the Benq MW727 (3.3kg).
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More expensive to run over five years by 5%
Over five years the running costs of the Acer H7550 are £127.87 which is £5.60 more than the Benq MW727. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
34% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Acer H7550 (3,000h).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Benq MW727 has two HDMI ports, however the Acer H7550 only has three HDMI ports.
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Benq MW727 has a noise level of 37dB, whereas the Acer H7550 is a 33dB noise level projector (4dB quieter). Read more

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.

Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Benq MW727 is 34dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB louder than the Acer H7550 (34dB).
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 10W lower than the Acer H7550 (10W).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Benq MW727 is a one built-in speaker projector, whereas the Acer H7550 only has two built-in speakers.
Five months older
The Benq MW727 is older than the Acer H7550 by five months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 127.87
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 127.87
Electricity cost - switched on £ 118.58
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 122.27
Purchase price £ 610.98
Total cost of ownership £ 733.25
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.63T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 16000:1
BEST
 16000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 4,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 - 30 - 30
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
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300 50 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h 6,000h
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
210W 280W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.3x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.2 - 1.57:1
 1.2 - 1.57:1
BEST
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 123%
Aperture Range
2.59 - 2.87 2.59 - 2.91
Focal Length Range
16.88 - 21.88 16.87 - 21.87
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
3
BEST
2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB
BEST
34dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
399W 370W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 310W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.4kg 3.3kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 116mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 216.3mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 314.2mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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