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28 Reasons For
Expert Reviews Are Good
This multimedia projector received a score of 80% from multimedia projector expert review website hifitest.de. The multimedia projector expert review sites don't rate this Acer projector that highly.
User Reviews Are Good
People who bought this projector rated this multimedia projector 89% on average.
A Top Selling Product
The H7550BD is one the best selling data projector currently on sale according to Amazon sales data.
Good 3D Picture Quality
Nine customers wrote that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Last year Denton said on Amazon “I was skeptical about active 3D due to people reporting eyestrain” in their review of this projector. Denton also mentioned “I've never understood what people meant when they refer to rainbowing in relation to active 3D projectors”. Denton also mentioned “That means this projector is brighter and makes the 3D effect better”.
Good Product Quality
Several Acer H7550BD reviewers who bought it thought it was good quality. Denton scored the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “I can project a 120inch screen in perfect quality, which allows complete immersion unlike any experience you get from the cinema”. In December last year Eden Griffith mentioned on Amazon “The sound quality is suprisingly good and the 100" screen makes me wonder how I ever dealt with my tiny 40" flat screen TV” but even so she only scored it 1 stars. Kev F said “Starts up quick, picture quality is perfect, sound is actually quite good, wouldn't need to rush out” in their review of this projector.
Easy to Use
Some people who purchased the product said that it was easy to use the menus. Last year Denton wrote on Amazon “The menu is detailed and allows a lot of tinkering” in their review. P. Horn wrote on Amazon “Easy to navigate menu once you get used to which buttons do what”. Quality Enthusiast wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Adjusting setting is a bit tiresome, as the menu goes off very quickly” in their review of the Acer H7550BD.
A few customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Canaidan mentioned “Excellent projector (albeit with minimal use so far), bright and seems easy to use” in their review of this projector. Eden Griffith she mentioned in her review of this projector on Amazon “The remote is easy to use and very functional”.
A number of customers agreed that the Acer H7550BD had a good experience. D N Reynolds said this year “Movies are now "Cinema experience” . In December last year Eden Griffith said in her review of this projector “I've got to say, its improved my whole experience ten fold”.
Some people who bought it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Eden Griffith wrote in December last year “Once I got it out it was really easy to set up (like a TV, just plugged it in” in her review of the Acer H7550BD but even so she only gave it a score of 1 stars.
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Good Picture Quality
A few Acer H7550BD owners who bought the product agreed that it was good for playing games on. Last year Kev F said on Amazon “Alright for gaming” in their review of the Acer H7550BD. Prefix said on Amazon “Edge to edge I'm getting a clear 66inch screen good enough for gaming and films with no ghosting that I have seen”.
Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality. Scf wrote on Amazon in December this year “Bad remote control unit with no back light and a terrible menu, pity as the picture quality was great”.
Several customers who purchased this projector thought it was good value for money. Eden Griffith mentioned on Amazon “Avoid, avoid, avoid, review updated! Acer h7550bd review! A great projector at a excellent price!”.
Two Acer H7550BD owners who reviewed the product thought it was cheap. Kev F wrote “Fantastic budget option” and gave the Acer H7550BD a score of 5 stars. P. Horn wrote in their Acer H7550BD review “Saves me a fortune not having to buy 3D films” and scored it 80 out of 100.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that this projector was a bargain for the price. Mr J Livesey gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “A cheap £14 pair from ebay have been great, fantastic image from them.) This projector really is a great piece of kit” in his review.
Good Sound Quality
Some Acer H7550BD owners who reviewed the product thought it had good sound quality. Eden Griffith wrote in her review of this projector on Amazon “Colours blew me away! The built in speakers are pretty decent (unlike many projectors) so I can hold off getting a surround sound for now”. Mk rated the Acer H7550BD as excellent and said on Amazon “Sound is great”. P. Horn mentioned in their Acer H7550BD review “Amazing sound - I bought a soundbar to go with this.” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.
A few Acer H7550BD reviewers considered that the product was wifi compatible. Denton said “That's not a problem as I can wirelessly connect to my surround system”. In December last year P. Horn mentioned “I've since realised I need to buy a special Wireless dongle to do this” in their review of this projector.
One customer who reviewed it thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. One Acer H7550BD owner mentioned in their reviews that the Acer H7550BD was good in terms of USB connections.
Good High Def TV
Some Acer H7550BD owners who reviewed it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Yorkshire Petrolhead said on Amazon in December “I've set up my projector for a 90" screen and in HD the picture is brilliant” in their Acer H7550BD review and scored it 5 stars.
Several Acer H7550BD reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was well made. Amazon Customer rated it 5 stars and wrote “Being Acer I expect the longevity to be excellent as the build quality is clearly of high standard” in their Acer H7550BD review.
One person wrote that the product was easy to damage or scratch. In December last year Eden Griffith said in her Acer H7550BD review “Subsequently the "dmd" chip has become damaged, now all I see is white pixels, can barely make out the image on screen”.
Acceptable Noise Level
Three Acer H7550BD reviewers reckoned that the product was noisy. Kev F mentioned on Amazon in December last year “Fan noise is only really noticeable if you have it on mute or very low volume” in their review. P. Horn said in their review “Not too noisy” and gave this projector a rating of 80 out of 100. P. Horn also mentioned “The projector's audio is great, very loud and clear”.
One Acer H7550BD owner who purchased the Acer H7550BD considered that it was good looking.
Good Remote Control
Several customers who reviewed this projector reckoned that it had a good remote control. P. Horn wrote on Amazon “Remote is great - quick to switch to different views” in their Acer H7550BD review.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors
We calculated the average reviews for all Acer data projectors and also specifically for Acer 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews.
Supports 3D Image Projection
The Acer H7550BD supports 3D image projection, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors that were released more than a year ago do not support 3D image projection.
Supports Full HD Projection
The Acer H7550BD supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago do not support Full HD projection.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The H7550BD has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago.
1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution
The highest resolution of the H7550BD is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a XGA (1024x768) data projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the H7550BD the worst resolution is nHD (640x360) and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Very High RMS Rated Power
16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than a year ago have RMS rated power of between 10W and 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 15W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the H7550BD has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the H7550BD.
Three HDMI Ports
The H7550BD has more HDMI ports than most of the 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the H7550BD. Most of the similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the H7550BD only have between one and two HDMI ports, however this multimedia projector has three HDMI ports.
Quite Big Optical Zoom
The Acer H7550BD has one of the bigger optical zooms (1.3 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago the optical zooms range from 1x to 2x.
Very High Number of Colours
When compared to other projectors of this age and type, the H7550BD's number of colours of 1,070 million is one of the highest. The lowest number of colours of projectors of this age and spec is 1M and the highest is 1,100M.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution
The H7550BD has a maximum maximum digital resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more maximum digital resolution than the most frequently found maximum digital resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
This projector's maximum digital resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels) is in fact the best maximum digital resolution amongst all comparable spec data projectors that were launched more than a year ago.
The worst maximum digital resolution across similar types of projector is 1280 x 1024 pixels.
Quite Big Digital Zoom
The average digital zoom of data projectors that are a similar age to the H7550BD is 2.9x, and the digital zooms range from 1.1x to 12x. The Acer H7550BD has one of the bigger digital zooms (2 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.
Very Quiet Noise Level
Across all the 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the H7550BD the noise levels range from 30dB to 37dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At only 30 decibels, the H7550BD has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors that were released one year ago.
The weights of comparable spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago range from 3.4kg to 3.7kg. At only 3.4 kilograms, the H7550BD is quite light compared to most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the H7550BD.
10 Reasons Against
Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance. Canaidan said on Amazon “Manual terrible, though packaged CD has files with better manual on it” in their review nonetheless they still rated this projector 4 stars. P. Horn mentioned in their review on Amazon “Manual is useless” although they still scored the product 4 stars.
One Acer H7550BD owner who reviewed it said that it did not have good customer support. Eden Griffith mentioned in December last year “Acer customer support are useless so I can no longer recvomend this product, avoid at all costs! (See photo) I have wanted a projector for a while now.” in her review of the Acer H7550BD.
Not Good in Terms of Size
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was not heavy and bulky. Canaidan said in their Acer H7550BD review last year “Will update once it gets some heavy usage” . Yorkshire Petrolhead mentioned in December “Really pleased with it overall after 9months of heavy use”.
Not Good for Ceiling Mounting
One Acer H7550BD reviewer wrote in their reviews that this projector was not good for ceiling mounting. Amazon Customer said “It even looks good, now ceiling mounted and isn't a strange looking piece of tech 'dangling' from above like I was worried it would be” in their Acer H7550BD review.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
The H7550BD does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the H7550BD also do not support WiFi connectivity.
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Very Low Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the H7550BD have maximum vertical synchronization of between 0.085kHz and 240kHz. At only 0.12 kilohertz, the Acer H7550BD has a quite low maximum vertical synchronization compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the H7550BD.
Very Short Lamp Service Life
With a lamp service life of only 4,000 hours, the H7550BD has one of the shorter lamp service lives amongst 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The average lamp service life of 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the H7550BD is 4,600h.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Acer H7550BD is a one USB 2.0 port projector. Most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the H7550BD have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Only Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports
The Acer H7550BD is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector. Most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the H7550BD have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Across all the 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the H7550BD the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 6,000h to 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 8,300h. At only 6,000 hours, the H7550BD has a fairly short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released one year ago.
Very Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode
When compared to other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the H7550BD that we have checked the noise level in economy mode of, the H7550BD's noise level in economy mode of 33 decibels is one of the loudest. The noise levels in economy mode of multimedia projectors that were released one year ago range from 28dB to 33dB.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this projector was released.
Running Costs Are OK
The H7550BD is typical compared to the other 7 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the H7550BD is £128.
Average Projector Brightness
At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the H7550BD has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.
Got this to use with a playstation 4 and i think its great. I currently project it on to a reversed black out bind until I can source a screen that fits my space. Edge to edge I'm getting a clear... Read more…
Amazing product. : excellent quality to work action movies. -easy to set up. doesn't come with the WIFI kit -
it gives a lot of heat and mild noise- but you learn to ignore it when you dazzled... Read more…
On first set up, and compared to my old projector, this is amazing. In fact found it too bright as my set up was with it behind us as this is not short throw version which would be much more... Read more…
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