Acer H7550 vs Epson EB-U04

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Acer H7550
Epson EB-U04

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Moderately bigger bulb power Edit
Acer H7550 is 210W lamp power, but the Epson EB-U04 is only a 200W lamp power projector (10W smaller).
3D Edit
The Acer H7550 supports 3D, but the Epson EB-U04 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Acer H7550 is three, but the Epson EB-U04 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
13% quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Epson EB-U04 (37dB). 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.

Significantly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer H7550 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (8W lower).
One more number of built-in speakers Edit
The Acer H7550 has two number of built-in speakerss, however the Epson EB-U04 only has one number of built-in speakers.
Cheaper by £15
The Acer H7550 costs £15.01 less than the Epson EB-U04.
Better selling
The Acer H7550 ranks No. 40129 by number of sales, however the Epson EB-U04 ranks No. 271843.
6 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h. That's 4,000h longer than the Acer H7550 (10,000h).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Epson EB-U04 is 5,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h longer than the Acer H7550 (5,000h).
Wi-Fi Edit
The Epson EB-U04 supports wi-Fi, but the Acer H7550 does not support wi-Fi. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Epson EB-U04 is 28dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 2dB quieter than the Acer H7550 (28dB).
31% lighter Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 2.6kg heavy projector. That's 800g lighter than the Acer H7550 (2.6kg).
Available from 4 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.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Acer H7550 is only 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Epson EB-U04 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h longer).
1,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Does not support wi-Fi Edit
The Acer H7550 does not support wi-Fi, however the Epson EB-U04 supports wi-Fi. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

A little louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 30dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
24% heavier Edit
The Acer H7550 has a weight of 3.4kg, however the Epson EB-U04 is a 2.6kg heavy projector (800g lighter).
Less retailers
The Acer H7550 is only stocked by 16 retailers, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is stocked by 20 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by eight months
The Acer H7550 is eight months older than the Epson EB-U04.
8 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has a bulb power of 200W. That's 10W smaller than the Acer H7550 (200W).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson EB-U04 does not support 3D, but the Acer H7550 supports 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Acer H7550 only has three HDMI ports quantitys.
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has a noise level of 37dB, whereas the Acer H7550 is a 33dB noise level projector (4dB 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.

8W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W lower than the Acer H7550 (2W).
Only one number of built-in speakers Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a one number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Acer H7550 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
£15 more expensive
The Epson EB-U04 is more expensive than the Acer H7550 by £15.01.
Worse selling
The Epson EB-U04 ranks No. 271843 by sales volume, whereas the Acer H7550 ranks No. 40129.

Awards

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Date Released

25 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 127.87
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 127.87
Purchase price £ 449.96
Total cost of ownership £ 577.83
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.63T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 16000:1
BEST
 16000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.67"
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,100 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.17 - 2.17
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8 - 1.8
Projection Distance
0.9 - 4.6 1.8 - 2.17
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
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 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
210W
BEST
200W
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x 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 10%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.6 - 2.78 1.5 - 1.71
Focal Length Range (f-F)
10.20 - 11.22 20.42 - 24.5
Focus
 Auto
 Auto

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Colour Modes
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Theatre
 Photo
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Theatre
 Photo
 Presentation
BEST
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB 28dB
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
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
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
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 (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.26W
Power Consumption (typical)
399W 277W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 207W
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
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.4kg 2.6kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 77mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 244mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 297mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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