Acer P1500 vs Optoma EH500

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Acer P1500
Optoma EH500

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
500h longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer P1500 has a lamp service life of 4,000h, whereas the Optoma EH500 is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (500h shorter).
DVI port Edit
The Acer P1500 has a DVI port, however the Optoma EH500 does not.
Vastly lighter Edit
The Acer P1500 has a weight of 2.2kg, however the Optoma EH500 is a 3.7kg heavy projector (1.5kg heavier).
Narrower Edit
Acer P1500 is 264mm wide, but the Optoma EH500 is a 326mm wide projector (62mm wider).
Vastly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer P1500 is 93% based on 6 reviews, however the average rating of the Optoma EH500 is 60% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a projector brightness of 4,700 ANSI lumens, however the Acer P1500 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Acer P1500 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Optoma EH500 has an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Acer P1500 does not.
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma EH500 has an RMS rated power of 3W, whereas the Acer P1500 is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (1W lower).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer P1500 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, however the Optoma EH500 is a 4,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens brighter).
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Acer P1500 is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Optoma EH500 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Acer P1500 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, however the Optoma EH500 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
1W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer P1500 has an RMS rated power of 2W, whereas the Optoma EH500 is a 3W RMS rated power projector (1W higher).
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Older by three months
The Acer P1500 is three months older than the Optoma EH500.
5 Reasons Against
500h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a lamp service life of 3,500h, whereas the Acer P1500 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma EH500 does not have a DVI port, but the Acer P1500 has a DVI port.
1.5kg heavier Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a weight of 3.7kg, however the Acer P1500 is a 2.2kg heavy projector (1.5kg lighter).
Wider Edit
Optoma EH500 is 326mm wide, but the Acer P1500 is a 264mm wide projector (62mm narrower).
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Optoma EH500's average user score is only 60%, however the Acer P1500's is 93% (based on 6 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 39 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 102.55
Electricity cost - standby £ 7.37
Total running cost £ 109.92
Purchase price £ 1,172.92
Total cost of ownership £ 1,282.84
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.55T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 4,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
40 -15 - 15
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
45 - 300 23.6 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Service Life
4,000h
BEST
3,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.59 - 1.91:1
 1.59 - 1.91:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 115%
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - 2.76
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23.5 - 28.2
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
AC Power in
 AC power in
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 30dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31 - 90
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
2W 3W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 320W
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
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.2kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
78mm
BEST
109mm
Depth
220mm
BEST
259mm
Width
264mm
BEST
326mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 VGA
BEST
3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included
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