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Acer H6517BD

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Acer H6517BD

£522.38
Acer H6517BD
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A low cost and highly rated moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, with very good features and very low running costs
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Feb 2015
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Acer H6517BD Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Acer H6517BD number 49 in 3D projectors, number 52 across all projectors and number 190 in best selling projectors.
85
Reviews
50 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
85
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Age
3 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£58 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 76%, based on 50 reviews. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Acer projector has running costs of £58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The H6517BD has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Full HD (1920 x 1080)
10,000:1
16:9 (native), 4:3 (compatible)
0.5:1
4000 hour (normal mode); 6000 hour (economy mode)
3000 lm

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Acer H6517BD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

H6517BD owners on average rated this projector 76 out of 100. 15 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 1,459 expert and owner reviews (including 301 verified purchases) for Acer projectors and found that on average Acer has very good reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Acer data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Staggeringly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £522.38 it is in the cheapest 14% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The H6517BD has an average 5 year running cost of £58 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the H6517BD in February 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Acer H6517BD has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer H6517BD of only 33dB is quieter than 65% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the H6517BD of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 46% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the H6517BD of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 53% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The H6517BD has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Acer H6517BD supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the H6517BD of 4,000h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 38% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The H6517BD has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the H6517BD of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 28% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer H6517BD supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The H6517BD is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer h6517bd, acer h6517st

Barcodes:

00635131621383, 04053162691810, 04053162749474, 04056324556675, 04713147739097, 04713147739103, 04713147739202, 04713147739219

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