Acer P1500 vs Optoma X304M

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Acer P1500
Optoma X304M

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1,000h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer P1500 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 5,000h, whereas the Optoma X304M is only a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h shorter).
Full HD projection Edit
The Acer P1500 supports Full HD projection, however the Optoma X304M 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.

DVI port Edit
The Acer P1500 has a DVI port, but the Optoma X304M does not.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Acer P1500 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Optoma X304M only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
1W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer P1500 has an RMS rated power of 2W, however the Optoma X304M is only a 1W RMS rated power projector (1W lower).
Cheaper by £3
The Acer P1500 costs £446.99, whereas the Optoma X304M is £449.99.
8 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
2 Reasons For
1,000h longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma X304M has a lamp service life of 5,000h, whereas the Acer P1500 is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
700g lighter Edit
The Optoma X304M has a weight of 1.5kg, however the Acer P1500 is a 2.2kg heavy projector (700g heavier).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
25% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer P1500 has a lamp service life of 4,000h, however the Optoma X304M is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
A lot heavier Edit
Acer P1500 is 2.2kg heavy, but the Optoma X304M is a 1.5kg heavy projector (700g lighter).
8 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma X304M has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 4,000h, but the Acer P1500 is a 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h longer).
Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Optoma X304M does not support Full HD projection, however the Acer P1500 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.

Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma X304M does not have a DVI port, but the Acer P1500 has a DVI port.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Optoma X304M is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Acer P1500 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
1W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma X304M has an RMS rated power of 1W, whereas the Acer P1500 is a 2W RMS rated power projector (1W higher).
More expensive by £3
The Optoma X304M is £3 more expensive than the Acer P1500.
Less retailers
The Optoma X304M is only stocked by 24 sellers, whereas the Acer P1500 is stocked by 32 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by three months
The Optoma X304M is three months older than the Acer P1500.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

41 months Ago 44 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 93.42
Purchase price £ 449.99
Total cost of ownership £ 543.41
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
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)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
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
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
45 - 300 26.87 - 311.1
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
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.15x
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 114%
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.3 - 24.5
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Audio Out Port
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-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 33dB
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating system
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.4
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 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
BEST
1W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 280W
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 230W
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

Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.2kg 1.5kg
BEST
Height
78mm 71mm
Depth
220mm 178mm
Width
264mm 220mm

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
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
BEST
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