Acer H7550 vs Benq MX726

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Acer H7550
Benq MX726

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
25% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Acer H7550 has a service life of lamp of 4,000h. That's 1,000h longer than the Benq MX726 (3,000h).
Full HD Edit
The Acer H7550 supports full HD, however the Benq MX726 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Acer H7550 is a three HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq MX726 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Acer H7550 has a noise level of 33dB, but the Benq MX726 is a 37dB noise level projector (4dB 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.

14% quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Acer H7550 has a noise level (economic mode) of 30dB. That's 4dB quieter than the Benq MX726 (34dB).
Two number of built-in speakerss Edit
The number of number of built-in speakerss on the Acer H7550 is two, but the Benq MX726 only has one number of built-in speakers.
£282 cheaper
The Acer H7550 costs £449.96, whereas the Benq MX726 is £731.46.
Available from 5 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
1,000 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MX726 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer H7550 (4,000 ANSI lumens).
25% bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq MX726 has a bulb power of 280W. That's 70W bigger than the Acer H7550 (280W).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq MX726 has an ethernet LAN, but the Acer H7550 does not have an ethernet LAN.
Lighter Edit
The Benq MX726 is a 3.3kg heavy projector. That's 100g lighter than the Acer H7550 (3.3kg).
Cheaper to run by £37.65
The Benq MX726 is £37.65 cheaper to run than the Acer H7550 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer H7550 is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MX726 (4,000 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Acer H7550 is a 210W lamp power projector. That's 70W smaller than the Benq MX726 (280W).
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer H7550 does not have an ethernet LAN, but the Benq MX726 has an ethernet LAN.
3% heavier Edit
Acer H7550 is 3.4kg heavy. That's 100g heavier than the Benq MX726 (3.3kg).
More expensive to run over five years by 42%
The running costs of the Acer H7550 are £127.87 which is £37.65 more than the Benq MX726 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
34% shorter service life of lamp Edit
Benq MX726 is only 3,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h shorter than the Acer H7550 (3,000h).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Benq MX726 does not support full HD, whereas the Acer H7550 supports 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Benq MX726 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Acer H7550 only has three HDMI ports quantitys.
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Benq MX726 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.

Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Benq MX726 is 34dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB louder than the Acer H7550 (34dB).
Only one number of built-in speakers Edit
The Benq MX726 is a one number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Acer H7550 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
£282 more expensive
The Benq MX726 is more expensive than the Acer H7550 by £281.50.
Fewer sellers
Only 11 shops sells the Benq MX726, but 16 stores sell the Acer H7550. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Awards

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Date Released

25 months Ago 24 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
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 90.22
Purchase price £ 731.46
Total cost of ownership £ 821.68
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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).
16
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)
 16000:1
BEST
 16000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.9 - 4.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 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 6,000h
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
210W 280W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

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 128%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.6 - 2.78 2.59 - 2.91
Focal Length Range (f-F)
10.20 - 11.22 16.87 - 21.87
Focus
 Auto
 Auto

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 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 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB
BEST
34dB
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
 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
 IND
 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
 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)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1

Design

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 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
399W 270W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 220W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.4kg 3.3kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 102mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 216.3mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 314.2mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST
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