Acer H7550 vs Sony VPL-EW255

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Acer H7550
Sony VPL-EW255

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Full HD projection Edit
The Acer H7550 supports Full HD projection, but the Sony VPL-EW255 does not support Full HD projection. Read more

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.

Three HDMI ports Edit
The Acer H7550 has three HDMI ports, however the Sony VPL-EW255 only has one HDMI port.
One more built-in speaker Edit
The Acer H7550 is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Sony VPL-EW255 only has one built-in speaker.
500g lighter Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 3.4kg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-EW255 is a 3.9kg heavy projector (500g heavier).
5 Reasons For
7% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-EW255 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer H7550 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
40% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-EW255 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 4,000h longer than the Acer H7550 (10,000h).
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Sony VPL-EW255 has an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Acer H7550 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
38% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-EW255 is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Acer H7550 (16W).
10% cheaper to run
The Sony VPL-EW255 is £13.37 cheaper to run than the Acer H7550 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
200 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-EW255 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
4,000h shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer H7550 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000h, however the Sony VPL-EW255 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h longer).
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Acer H7550 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Sony VPL-EW255 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H7550 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Sony VPL-EW255 is a 16W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
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Higher running costs over five years by £13.37
Over five years the running costs of the Acer H7550 are £127.87 which is £13.37 more than the Sony VPL-EW255. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Sony VPL-EW255 does not support Full HD projection, however the Acer H7550 supports Full HD projection. Read more

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.

Two less HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-EW255 is one, but the Acer H7550 only has three HDMI ports.
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Sony VPL-EW255 has one built-in speaker, however the Acer H7550 only has two built-in speakers.
13% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-EW255 has a weight of 3.9kg. That's 500g heavier than the Acer H7550 (3.9kg).
Six months older
The Sony VPL-EW255 is older than the Acer H7550 by six months.

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Date Released

23 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 127.87
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 127.87
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 37.59
Total running cost £ 114.50
Purchase price £ 488.85
Total cost of ownership £ 603.35
Details

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.
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
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 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 20
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,600 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.9 - 4.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 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 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
210W 210W
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 4,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 0.69 - 0.76:1
 0.69 - 0.76:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.6 - 2.78 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
10.20 - 11.22 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
3
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
33dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,071BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable 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 5.1W
Typical Power Consumption
399W 240W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 35 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.4kg
BEST
3.9kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 96.2mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 252mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 365mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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