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Acer U5520B vs Benq TH682

Acer U5520B vs Benq TH682

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Acer U5520B
Benq TH682

Top Prices

BT Business Direct
Checked 3 hours ago
Out of stock
BT Shop
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Out of stock
Amazon UK
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Out of stock
eBay
Checked 18 hours ago
Ebuyer
Checked 1 hour ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 4 left!
Amazon UK
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Standard delivery: £7.99
In stock
ONYX Online GmbH onyx de
Checked 18 hours ago
Delivery unknown

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
25% bigger bulb power Edit
The Acer U5520B has a bulb power of 280W. That's 70W bigger than the Benq TH682 (210W).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer U5520B has an Ethernet LAN, but the Benq TH682 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
6 Reasons For
1,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Benq TH682 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Acer U5520B is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
Quieter noise level Edit
The Benq TH682 is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Acer U5520B (32dB). 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.

Cheaper by £414
The Benq TH682 costs £413.76 less than the Acer U5520B.
11 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
17% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq TH682 is £19.07 cheaper to run than the Acer U5520B. Read more
Better selling
The Benq TH682 ranks No. 40956 by number of sales, however the Acer U5520B ranks No. 408917.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Acer U5520B is only 3,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h shorter than the Benq TH682 (4,000h).
A bit louder noise level Edit
The Acer U5520B has a noise level of 35dB, whereas the Benq TH682 is a 32dB 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.

£414 more expensive
The Acer U5520B is more expensive than the Benq TH682 by £413.76.
Fewer sellers
Only 5 retailers sells the Acer U5520B, but 16 retailers sell the Benq TH682. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 20%
The Acer U5520B costs £112.49 to run which is £19.07 more to run than the Benq TH682 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Acer U5520B ranks No. 408917 by sales volume, whereas the Benq TH682 ranks No. 40956.
2 Reasons Against
70W smaller bulb power Edit
Benq TH682 is only 210W lamp power, but the Acer U5520B is a 280W lamp power projector (70W bigger).
Older by one year
The Benq TH682 is one year older than the Acer U5520B.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

21 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.49
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 112.49
Purchase price £ 1,042.66
Total cost of ownership £ 1,155.15
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 93.42
Purchase price £ 628.90
Total cost of ownership £ 722.32
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
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 3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-15 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-15 - 15 -40 - 40
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.02kHz 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)
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.21 - 0.61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
70 - 120 60 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
4,000h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
280W
BEST
210W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 4,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
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 105%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.6 - 2.7
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.2 - 11.22
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)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
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 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 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
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 32dB
BEST
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
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
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)
 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
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
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)
351W 280W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
289W 230W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
289W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 315W
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 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
5.5kg 2.8kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 105mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 248mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 312mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA

Other Features

Audio Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
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