Acer X112H vs Benq MS527

Acer X112H
Benq MS527

Top Prices

Argos
Checked 22 hours ago
Standard delivery: £3.95
In stock
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Standard delivery: £3.99
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Standard delivery: £6.00
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BT Shop
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Standard delivery: £3.49
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Misco
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Standard delivery: £5.99
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CW-Mobile
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Acer X112H is 6,000h lamp service life. That's 1,500h longer than the Benq MS527 (4,500h).
Moderately quieter noise level Edit
The Acer X112H has a noise level of 30dB, whereas the Benq MS527 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.

Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Acer X112H is 27dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Benq MS527 (28dB).
A little lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
Acer X112H is 215W power consumption (in economy mode), but the Benq MS527 is a 220W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (5W higher).
£31 cheaper
The Acer X112H is £30.89 cheaper than the Benq MS527.
Cheaper to run by £13.31
The Acer X112H only costs £76.91 to run over five years however the Benq MS527 costs £90.22 to run (17% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MS527 is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 300 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer X112H (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq MS527 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h. That's 3,000h longer than the Acer X112H (10,000h).
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Benq MS527 is three, but the Acer X112H only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
400g lighter Edit
The Benq MS527 is a 1.9kg heavy projector. That's 400g lighter than the Acer X112H (1.9kg).
Available from 18 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

6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer X112H is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MS527 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Acer X112H has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 7,000h. That's 3,000h shorter than the Benq MS527 (10,000h).
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Acer X112H is one, but the Benq MS527 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
400g heavier Edit
The Acer X112H is a 2.3kg heavy projector. That's 400g heavier than the Benq MS527 (1.9kg).
Fewer sellers
Only 2 retailers sells the Acer X112H, but 20 shops sell the Benq MS527. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Two months older
The Acer X112H is older than the Benq MS527 by two months.
6 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Benq MS527 is only 4,500h lamp service life. That's 1,500h shorter than the Acer X112H (4,500h).
A bit louder noise level Edit
The Benq MS527 has a noise level of 33dB, whereas 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 (economic mode) Edit
Benq MS527 is 28dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB louder than the Acer X112H (28dB).
Slightly higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
Benq MS527 is 220W power consumption (in economy mode), but the Acer X112H is a 215W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (5W lower).
£31 more expensive
The Benq MS527 is more expensive than the Acer X112H by £30.89.
More expensive to run over five years by 17%
The Benq MS527 costs £90.22 to run which is £13.31 more to run than the Acer X112H over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

15 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 76.91
Purchase price £ 229.99
Total cost of ownership £ 306.90
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 90.22
Purchase price £ 260.88
Total cost of ownership £ 351.10
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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 (typical)
 13000:1
 13000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.02kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
0.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
0.02kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1 - 11.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
23 - 300 60 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
7,000W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,000h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
190W 190W
Service Life of Lamp
6,000h
BEST
4,500h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.96 - 2.18:1
 1.96 - 2.18:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 120%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.51 - 2.69 2.56 - 2.68
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.95 - 24.18 22.04 - 24.14
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
30dB
BEST
33dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic 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 (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
240W
BEST
270W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
215W
BEST
220W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
215W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
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

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
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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