Acer P1385WB TCO vs Acer P5515

Acer P1385WB TCO
Acer P5515

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
17% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000h, however the Acer P5515 is only a 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h shorter).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a lamp service life of 4,000h, but the Acer P5515 is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
31% quieter noise level Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a 26dB noise level projector. That's 8dB quieter than the Acer P5515 (34dB). 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.

A lot lower power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a power consumption during PowerSave of 202W, however the Acer P5515 is a 270W power consumption during PowerSave projector (68W higher).
200g lighter Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a 2.3kg heavy projector, whereas the Acer P5515 is a 2.5kg heavy projector (200g heavier).
Cheaper by £294
The Acer P1385WB TCO is £293.64 cheaper than the Acer P5515.
Cheaper to run by £22.12
Over five years the Acer P1385WB TCO only costs £82.04 to run however the Acer P5515 costs £104.16 to run (27% more). Read more
6 Reasons For
20% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer P5515 has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens. That's 800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer P1385WB TCO (4,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 260W lamp power projector. That's 60W bigger than the Acer P1385WB TCO (260W).
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Acer P5515 has an optical zoom of 1.4x, but the Acer P1385WB TCO is only a 1.1x optical zoom projector (0.3x smaller).
4% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Acer P1385WB TCO (29dB).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Acer P5515 has two built-in speakers, however the Acer P1385WB TCO only has one built-in speaker.
Available from 8 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
800 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Acer P5515 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot smaller lamp power Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a lamp power of 200W, however the Acer P5515 is a 260W lamp power projector (60W bigger).
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a 1.1x optical zoom projector. That's 0.3x smaller than the Acer P5515 (1.4x).
Slightly louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Acer P1385WB TCO is 30dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Acer P5515 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
One less built-in speaker Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a one built-in speaker projector, whereas the Acer P5515 only has two built-in speakers.
Fewer sellers
The Acer P1385WB TCO is only stocked by 10 shops, but the Acer P5515 is stocked by 18 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by five months
The Acer P1385WB TCO is five months older than the Acer P5515.
7 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Acer P1385WB TCO (5,000h).
34% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Acer P1385WB TCO (3,000h).
24% louder noise level Edit
The Acer P5515 has a noise level of 34dB, however the Acer P1385WB TCO is a 26dB noise level projector (8dB 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.

26% higher power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 270W power consumption during PowerSave projector. That's 68W higher than the Acer P1385WB TCO (270W).
Heavier Edit
The Acer P5515 has a weight of 2.5kg. That's 200g heavier than the Acer P1385WB TCO (2.5kg).
£294 more expensive
The Acer P5515 is more expensive than the Acer P1385WB TCO by £293.64.
27% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Acer P5515 are £104.16 which is £22.12 more than the Acer P1385WB TCO. Show assumptions.

Date Released

21 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 82.04
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 82.04
Purchase price £ 509.97
Total cost of ownership £ 592.01
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 104.16
Purchase price £ 803.61
Total cost of ownership £ 907.77
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.41T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.52T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 20000:1
BEST
 20000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.02kHz 0.02kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
100kHz 100kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz 0.12kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz 15kHz
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1 - 9.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
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
BEST
5,000h
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
200W 260W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x 1.4x
BEST
Throw Ratio
 1.07 - 1.45:1
 1.07 - 1.45:1
BEST
Digital Zoom
2x 2x
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - 2.93
Focal Length Range
21 - 23.1 15.98 - 21.42
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Performance

Noise Level
26dB
BEST
34dB
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating system
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB 29dB
BEST

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Supported Audio Format
AAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,PCM,WAV,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 XVID
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 XVID
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
1 2
BEST

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Typical Power Consumption
256W
BEST
325W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
202W
BEST
270W
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg
BEST
2.5kg

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

DLNA Certified
 DLNA certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
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