Acer X112H vs Benq TW526

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Acer X112H
Benq TW526

Top Prices

Argos
Standard delivery: £3.95
In stock
Acer Direct
Delivery unknown
AV Partsmaster
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Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (10 available)
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £3.99
In stock
Box
Out of stock

Reasons For

6 Reasons For
25% longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer X112H is a 6,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h longer than the Benq TW526 (4,500h).
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer X112H has a noise level of 30dB, but the Benq TW526 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.

4% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Acer X112H has a noise level in economy mode of 27dB. That's 1dB quieter than the Benq TW526 (28dB).
5W lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Acer X112H has a power consumption in economy mode of 215W, however the Benq TW526 is a 220W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (5W higher).
£70 cheaper
The Acer X112H costs £249.99, whereas the Benq TW526 is £319.98.
£13.31 cheaper to run
The Acer X112H is £13.31 cheaper to run than the Benq TW526 over five years. Read more
5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq TW526 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer X112H (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Brighter lamp power in economic mode Edit
The Benq TW526 is a 10,000W lamp power in economic mode projector. That's 3,000W brighter than the Acer X112H (10,000W).
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Benq TW526 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Acer X112H only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
22% lighter Edit
The Benq TW526 has a weight of 1.9kg. That's 400g lighter than the Acer X112H (1.9kg).
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
7% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer X112H is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq TW526 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
43% dimmer lamp power in economic mode Edit
The Acer X112H is a 7,000W lamp power in economic mode projector. That's 3,000W dimmer than the Benq TW526 (10,000W).
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Acer X112H has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Benq TW526 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Heavier Edit
Acer X112H is 2.3kg heavy. That's 400g heavier than the Benq TW526 (1.9kg).
Not as many stockists
Only 4 sellers sells the Acer X112H, however 6 stores sell the Benq TW526. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Acer X112H is older than the Benq TW526 by one month.
6 Reasons Against
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq TW526 is a 4,500h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the Acer X112H (4,500h).
Moderately louder noise level Edit
The Benq TW526 has a noise level of 33dB, however 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
The Benq TW526 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 1dB louder than the Acer X112H (28dB).
A little higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Benq TW526 is a 220W power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Acer X112H is a 215W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (5W lower).
£70 more expensive
The Benq TW526 is more expensive than the Acer X112H by £69.99.
More expensive to run over five years by 17%
The running costs of the Benq TW526 are £90.22 which is £13.31 more than the Acer X112H over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

23 months Ago 23 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 £ 319.98
Total cost of ownership £ 410.20
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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
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 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
1,070M 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
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
23 - 300 53 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
7,000W 10,000W
BEST
Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
7,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
190W 190W
Lamp Service Life
6,000h
BEST
4,500h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.96 - 2.18:1
BEST
 1.96 - 2.18:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Aperture Range
2.51 - 2.69 2.56 - 2.8
Focal Length Range
21.95 - 24.18 21 - 23.1
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
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
 DVI port
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 Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST
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
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
30dB
BEST
33dB
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
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
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 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
240W
BEST
270W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
215W
BEST
220W
Input Voltage
 12
 12
Power Consumption During PowerSave
215W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
120 - 230 100 - 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

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
 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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