Acer P1385WB TCO vs Acer P5515

Acer P1385WB TCO
Acer P5515

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Reasons For

12 Reasons For
17% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,000h, however the Acer P5515 is only a 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h shorter).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Acer P1385WB TCO is 4,000h lamp service life, but the Acer P5515 is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
0.6x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a digital zoom of 2x, whereas the Acer P5515 is only a 1.4x digital zoom projector (0.6x smaller).
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Acer P1385WB TCO is two, but the Acer P5515 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has an ethernet LAN, but the Acer P5515 does not.
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a 26dB noise level projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Acer P5515 (29dB). 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 (economic mode) Edit
Acer P1385WB TCO is 30dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Acer P5515 is a 34dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (4dB louder).
Hugely higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Acer P5515 is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (8W lower).
A lot lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a power consumption (PowerSave) of 202W, however the Acer P5515 is a 270W power consumption during PowerSave projector (68W higher).
200g lighter Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a 2.3kg heavy projector, whereas the Acer P5515 is a 2.5kg heavy projector (200g heavier).
Cheaper by £240
The Acer P1385WB TCO is £240 cheaper than the Acer P5515.
Cheaper to run by £22.12
Over five years the Acer P1385WB TCO only costs £82.04 to run however the Acer P5515 costs £104.16 to run (27% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
20% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer P5515 has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens. That's 800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer P1385WB TCO (4,000 ANSI lumens).
Hugely higher horizontal synchronization (max) Edit
Acer P5515 is 1,000kHz maximum horizontal synchronization, but the Acer P1385WB TCO is only a 100kHz maximum horizontal synchronization projector (900kHz lower).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Acer P5515 is 260W lamp power. That's 60W bigger than the Acer P1385WB TCO (260W).
A lot bigger optical zoom Edit
The Acer P5515 has an optical zoom of 2x, but the Acer P1385WB TCO is only a 1.1x optical zoom projector (0.9x smaller).
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of retailers 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
800 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Acer P5515 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens brighter).
Nine times lower horizontal synchronization (max) Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a horizontal synchronization (max) of 100kHz. That's 900kHz lower than the Acer P5515 (1,000kHz).
A lot smaller bulb power Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO has a bulb power of 200W, however the Acer P5515 is a 260W lamp power projector (60W bigger).
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Acer P1385WB TCO is a 1.1x optical zoom projector. That's 0.9x smaller than the Acer P5515 (2x).
Fewer sellers
The Acer P1385WB TCO is only stocked by 8 sellers, but the Acer P5515 is stocked by 15 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by two months
The Acer P1385WB TCO is two months older than the Acer P5515.
12 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Acer P5515 is only 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 1,000h shorter than the Acer P1385WB TCO (5,000h).
34% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Acer P1385WB TCO (3,000h).
Smaller digital zoom Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 1.4x digital zoom projector. That's 0.6x smaller than the Acer P1385WB TCO (1.4x).
One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Acer P5515 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Acer P1385WB TCO only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer P5515 does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Acer P1385WB TCO does.
11% louder noise level Edit
The Acer P5515 has a noise level of 29dB, however the Acer P1385WB TCO is a 26dB 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.

4dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 34dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 4dB louder than the Acer P1385WB TCO (34dB).
Four times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer P5515 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W lower than the Acer P1385WB TCO (2W).
26% higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
Acer P5515 is 270W power consumption during PowerSave. That's 68W higher than the Acer P1385WB TCO (270W).
Heavier Edit
The Acer P5515 has a weight of 2.5kg. That's 200g heavier than the Acer P1385WB TCO (2.5kg).
£240 more expensive
The Acer P5515 is more expensive than the Acer P1385WB TCO by £240.
27% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Acer P5515 are £104.16 which is £22.12 more than the Acer P1385WB TCO. Show assumptions.

Date Released

23 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 82.04
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 82.04
Purchase price £ 509.97
Total cost of ownership £ 592.01
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 104.16
Purchase price £ 749.97
Total cost of ownership £ 854.13
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.41T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.52T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 20000:1
BEST
 20000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.02kHz 0.02kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz 1,000kHz
BEST
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz 0.12kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz 15kHz
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1 - 9.7 1.3 - 7.1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h
BEST
5,000h
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Bulb Power
200W 260W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x 2x
BEST
Throw Ratio
 1.07 - 1.45
 1.07 - 1.45
Digital Zoom
2x
BEST
1.4x
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - 2.93
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21 - 23.1 15.98 - 21.42
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
26dB
BEST
29dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB
BEST
34dB

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
AAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,PCM,WAV,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 XVID
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 XVID
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
Power Consumption (typical)
256W
BEST
325W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
202W
BEST
270W
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg
BEST
2.5kg

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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