Acer U5520B vs Benq TH682

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Acer U5520B
Benq TH682

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
25% bigger lamp power Edit
The Acer U5520B is a 280W lamp power projector. That's 70W bigger than the Benq TH682 (210W).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Acer U5520B has two HDMI ports, however the Benq TH682 only has one HDMI port.
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Acer U5520B has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Benq TH682 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer U5520B has a noise level of 29dB, whereas the Benq TH682 is a 32dB 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.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer U5520B is a 20W RMS rated power projector. That's 10W higher than the Benq TH682 (10W).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Acer U5520B is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Benq TH682 only has one built-in speaker.
Available from 1 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.
7 Reasons For
4,000h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq TH682 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 8,000h, but the Acer U5520B is only a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h shorter).
1,000h longer lamp service life Edit
The Benq TH682 has a lamp service life of 4,000h, whereas the Acer U5520B is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
7dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq TH682 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Acer U5520B is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (7dB louder).
Lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Benq TH682 is a 230W power consumption (in economy mode) projector. That's 59W lower than the Acer U5520B (230W).
Vastly lighter Edit
The Benq TH682 has a weight of 2.8kg, however the Acer U5520B is a 5.5kg heavy projector (2.7kg heavier).
Cheaper by £373
The Benq TH682 costs £373.45 less than the Acer U5520B.
17% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq TH682 is £19.07 cheaper to run than the Acer U5520B. Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer U5520B is a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 4,000h shorter than the Benq TH682 (8,000h).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer U5520B is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Benq TH682 (4,000h).
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Acer U5520B is 35dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 7dB louder than the Benq TH682 (28dB).
Higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
Acer U5520B is 289W power consumption (in economy mode), but the Benq TH682 is a 230W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (59W lower).
50% heavier Edit
The Acer U5520B is a 5.5kg heavy projector. That's 2.7kg heavier than the Benq TH682 (2.8kg).
£373 more expensive
The Acer U5520B is more expensive than the Benq TH682 by £373.45.
More expensive to run over five years by 20%
The Acer U5520B costs £112.49 to run which is £19.07 more to run than the Benq TH682 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
70W smaller lamp power Edit
The Benq TH682 has a lamp power of 210W, but the Acer U5520B is a 280W lamp power projector (70W bigger).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq TH682 is one, but the Acer U5520B only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Benq TH682 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, however the Acer U5520B has an Ethernet LAN connection.
Louder noise level Edit
The Benq TH682 is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the Acer U5520B (32dB). 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.

10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq TH682 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Acer U5520B is a 20W RMS rated power projector (10W higher).
One less built-in speaker Edit
The Benq TH682 has one built-in speaker, however the Acer U5520B only has two built-in speakers.
Less retailers
The Benq TH682 is only stocked by 11 retailers, whereas the Acer U5520B is stocked by 12 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by nine months
The Benq TH682 is nine months older than the Acer U5520B.

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Date Released

19 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.49
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 112.49
Purchase price £ 1,074.05
Total cost of ownership £ 1,186.54
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 93.42
Purchase price £ 700.60
Total cost of ownership £ 794.02
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-15 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-15 - 15 -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
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.21 - 0.61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
70 - 120.1 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
4,000h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
280W
BEST
210W
Lamp Service Life
3,000h 4,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
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
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 105%
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.6 - 2.7
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.2 - 11.22
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
 Full HD projection
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
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 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
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 Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
29dB
BEST
32dB
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating System
 Windows operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
35dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
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
 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
20W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
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
351W 280W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
289W 230W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
289W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 315W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.5kg 2.8kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 105mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 248mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 312mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Audio Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

DLNA Certified
 DLNA certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
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