Acer X112H vs Benq MS527

Acer X112H
Benq MS527

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer X112H is a 6,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h longer than the Benq MS527 (4,500h).
Moderately quieter noise level Edit
The Acer X112H has a noise level of 30dB, whereas the Benq MS527 is a 33dB noise level projector (3dB louder). 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.

Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Acer X112H is 27dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Benq MS527 (28dB).
Cheaper to run by £13.31
The Acer X112H only costs £76.91 to run over five years however the Benq MS527 costs £90.22 to run (17% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MS527 is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 300 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer X112H (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq MS527 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h longer than the Acer X112H (10,000h).
400g lighter Edit
The Benq MS527 is a 1.9kg heavy projector. That's 400g lighter than the Acer X112H (1.9kg).
£18 cheaper
The Benq MS527 is £18.19 cheaper than the Acer X112H.
Available from 18 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer X112H is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MS527 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer X112H is a 7,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h shorter than the Benq MS527 (10,000h).
400g heavier Edit
The Acer X112H is a 2.3kg heavy projector. That's 400g heavier than the Benq MS527 (1.9kg).
£18 more expensive
The Acer X112H is more expensive than the Benq MS527 by £18.19.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 stores sells the Acer X112H, but 20 shops sell the Benq MS527. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One year older
The Acer X112H is older than the Benq MS527 by one year.
4 Reasons Against
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq MS527 is a 4,500h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the Acer X112H (4,500h).
A bit louder noise level Edit
The Benq MS527 has a noise level of 33dB, whereas the Acer X112H is a 30dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Benq MS527 is 28dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB louder than the Acer X112H (28dB).
More expensive to run over five years by 17%
The Benq MS527 costs £90.22 to run which is £13.31 more to run than the Acer X112H over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

23 months Ago 12 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 76.91
Purchase price £ 249.99
Total cost of ownership £ 326.90
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 90.22
Purchase price £ 231.80
Total cost of ownership £ 322.02
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 13000:1
 13000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.02kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1 - 11.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 60 - 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
7,000h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
190W 190W
Lamp Service Life
6,000h
BEST
4,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.96 - 2.15:1
 1.96 - 2.15:1
BEST
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 120%
Aperture Range
2.51 - 2.69 2.56 - 2.68
Focal Length Range
21.95 - 24.18 22.04 - 24.14
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
30dB
BEST
33dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
27dB
BEST
28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
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 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
240W
BEST
270W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W
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
 230
 120 - 230
 120
 100 - 240
 100
 230
 120 - 230
 120
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3048 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg 1.9kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 95mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 222mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 283mm

Packaging Content

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
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