Acer H9500BD


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Acer H9500BD

Acer H9500BD
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Good Gear Best Buy Digital Versus 5 Star Special Interest Award Highly Rated
A multi award winning and good spec 1080p projector, with a best buy award from one expert review website and 6 further awards from other expert sites
1920 X 1080 (1080p) No 2,000 ANSI Lumens 280W Nov 2012
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Acer H9500BD Review

With excellent reviews, we have scored the Acer H9500BD as follows:
12 Reviews + 7 Awards
Good Features
5 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 84%, based on 12 reviews. This projector has received seven awards including a "Recommended" from and a "Best Buy" from Good Gear Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Acer projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
The H9500BD has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Bigger than average bulb power
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not have a built-in speaker

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Acer H9500BD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this Acer data projector is one of the most awarded by expert review sites.

Three expert review sites liked this Acer multimedia projector. This projector received a "Recommended" award from review site and the author at review site Good Gear concluded that it would make a great purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award. Furthermore, review site gave this data projector a "5 Star" award, confirming their endorsement.

Three other expert review sites all decided that this multimedia projector was very good. This projector received an "Special Interest Award" from, it received a "Highly Rated" award from and Digital Versus gave it a "5 Star" award.

The writer at one more expert review site concluded that this projector was very good. This was from Les who gave it an "5 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

12 experts from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Mag and Good Gear have rated this multimedia projector on average 84 out of 100.

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Very Good Brand

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


Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since November 2012.


1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Acer H9500BD has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The H9500BD's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 89% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The H9500BD does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the H9500BD of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 6% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Acer H9500BD of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 24% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer H9500BD supports full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The H9500BD has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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The Acer H9500BD is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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