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Acer P1500 vs Optoma EH500

Acer P1500 vs Optoma EH500

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Acer P1500
Optoma EH500

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
500h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Acer P1500 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Optoma EH500 is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (500h shorter).
Quieter noise level Edit
The Acer P1500 is a 29dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Optoma EH500 (30dB). 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.

12% cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer P1500 is £13.29 cheaper to run than the Optoma EH500. Read more
Vastly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer P1500 is 93% based on 6 reviews, however the average rating of the Optoma EH500 is 60% (based on 1 review).
3 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a projector brightness of 4,700 ANSI lumens, however the Acer P1500 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Full HD Edit
The Optoma EH500 supports full HD, whereas the Acer P1500 does not support full HD. 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.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma EH500 has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Acer P1500 does not.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer P1500 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, however the Optoma EH500 is a 4,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens brighter).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Acer P1500 does not support full HD, however the Optoma EH500 does. 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.

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Older by three months
The Acer P1500 is three months older than the Optoma EH500.
4 Reasons Against
500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector, whereas the Acer P1500 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
4% louder noise level Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a 30dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Acer P1500 (30dB). 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.

£13.29 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Optoma EH500 are £109.92 which is £13.29 more than the Acer P1500. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Optoma EH500's average user score is only 60%, however the Acer P1500's is 93% (based on 6 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

46 months Ago 43 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 96.63
Electricity cost - switched on £ 102.55
Electricity cost - standby £ 7.37
Total running cost £ 109.92
Purchase price £ 935.69
Total cost of ownership £ 1,045.61
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.55T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 4,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
40 -15 - 15
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
30kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,400 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
BEST
 2.0:1
Projection Distance
1.5 - 7.6 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
45 - 300 23.6 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
210W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h
BEST
3,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.59 - 1.91:1
 1.59 - 1.91:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 115%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.59 - 2.87 2.5 - 2.76
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.88 - 21.88 23.5 - 28.2
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
29dB
BEST
30dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31 - 90
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 3W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 (standby)
0.5W
BEST
1W
Power Consumption (typical)
290W
BEST
320W
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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.2kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
78mm 109mm
Depth
220mm 259mm
Width
264mm 326mm

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
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included

Other Features

HDMI Input
 HDMI input
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Port
 S-Video port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Touchpad
 Built-in touchpad
Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback