Acer H7550 vs Epson EB-U04

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Acer H7550
Epson EB-U04

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Moderately bigger lamp power Edit
The Acer H7550 has a lamp power of 210W, but the Epson EB-U04 is only a 200W lamp power projector (10W smaller).
3D image projection Edit
The Acer H7550 supports 3D image projection, but the Epson EB-U04 does not support 3D image projection. Read more

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.

Three HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer H7550 is three, but the Epson EB-U04 only has two HDMI ports.
13% quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Epson EB-U04 (37dB). 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.

Significantly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H7550 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (8W lower).
5 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 4,000h longer than the Acer H7550 (10,000h).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Acer H7550 (5,000h).
WiFi connectivity Edit
The Epson EB-U04 supports WiFi connectivity, but the Acer H7550 does not support WiFi connectivity. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson EB-U04 is 28dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 2dB quieter than the Acer H7550 (28dB).
31% lighter Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 2.6kg heavy projector. That's 800g lighter than the Acer H7550 (2.6kg).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer H7550 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000h, but the Epson EB-U04 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h longer).
1,000h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer H7550 has a lamp service life of 4,000h, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Does not support WiFi connectivity Edit
The Acer H7550 does not support WiFi connectivity, however the Epson EB-U04 supports WiFi connectivity. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

A little louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 30dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
24% heavier Edit
The Acer H7550 has a weight of 3.4kg, however the Epson EB-U04 is a 2.6kg heavy projector (800g lighter).
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Older by eight months
The Acer H7550 is eight months older than the Epson EB-U04.
5 Reasons Against
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 200W lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Acer H7550 (200W).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Epson EB-U04 does not support 3D image projection, but the Acer H7550 supports 3D image projection. Read more

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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has two HDMI ports, however the Acer H7550 only has three HDMI ports.
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EB-U04 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.

8W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W lower than the Acer H7550 (2W).

Awards

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Date Released

23 months Ago 16 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 £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

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).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 16000:1
BEST
 16000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.9 - 4.6 1.8 - 2.17
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
210W
BEST
200W
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

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 20.42 - 24.5
Focus Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Video

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

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Audio in Port
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
HDMI Port
3
BEST
2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video output port

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB 28dB
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
2W
Built-In Speaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 White
 White
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 0.26W
Typical Power Consumption
399W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 207W
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 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.4kg 2.6kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 77mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 244mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 297mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
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