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Acer P6500

Acer P6500DLP Projector

20000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 30dB May 2016
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Even in bright rooms, your presentations will shine as brilliantly as your ideas. After prolonged projector use, colors and text will still be vibrant and crisp, thanks to Acer's advanced color... More
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28 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website projectorcentral.com scored this 20000:1 contrast ratio projector 100 out of 100.

Nice Design

Four Acer P6500 owners agreed that the Acer P6500 was good looking. Projectorcentral.com wrote “Beautiful world”. Projectorcentral.com also mentioned “Beautiful red chassis”. Projectorcentral.com also mentioned “Her er mere overskud og kraft end hos de andre samt elegant gengivelse af bde film og musik”.

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design. Projectorcentral.com mentioned in their review of the Acer P6500 last year “Comfortable overear design” . Projectorcentral.com also said “Great design”.

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Good High Def TV

Several people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In January last year Projectorcentral.com said in their review of the Acer P6500 “Full HD resolutie” and scored it 5 stars. Projectorcentral.com also wrote “Dobrej jakoci goniki, doskonae warunki gwarancyjne, podwietlana klawiatura z blokiem numerycznym, zgrabna obudowa moe si podob 263, matowa matryca Full HD, wydajne podzespoy”. Projectorcentral.com also wrote “Pannello IPS matto, con contrasto elevato, risoluzione Full HD”.

Reasonably Priced

A few Acer P6500 reviewers who bought it wrote that it was good value for money. In January last year Projectorcentral.com said “The Acer P6500 is the lightest weight and lowest price 1080p projector on the market with a rating of 5000 lumens or more” in their review. Projectorcentral.com also wrote “The Acer P6500 stands out as an extraordinary price value for both conference room”. Projectorcentral.com also said “Reasonable price”.

Good Product Quality

A few people agreed that it was good quality. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com wrote in their Acer P6500 review “It delivers solid image quality for data and presentations with good color balance” . Projectorcentral.com also mentioned “Good audio quality”.

Robust

A number of Acer P6500 reviewers thought it was well made. Projectorcentral.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned “Solid introduction of RPGlike elements” in their review of this projector.

Good Size

One Acer P6500 reviewer thought it was a good weight.

One person who purchased this projector concluded that it was lightweight. Projectorcentral.com rated it as excellent and mentioned “Lightweight, impressive, accommodates a wide range of devices, leather cushions” in their review of this projector.

Good Sound Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the Acer P6500 had good sound quality.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who purchased it considered that it was quiet. Projectorcentral.com said “Matte display, silent operation” in their review.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Acer P6500 reviewer considered that it was good in terms of power usage. Projectorcentral.com gave it an excellent review score and mentioned in their review of the Acer P6500 in January last year “PS VR adds a new energy to an already fantastic game”.

Easy to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that this projector was comfortable and easy to hold.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the product thought it had good picture quality.

Good Battery Life

One customer wrote that it had a good battery life. In January last year Projectorcentral.com wrote “Good battery life”.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released just eight months ago, so it is likely to have better features than some of the older data projectors.

Acer Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of multimedia projectors to determine an average rating for each projector brand. On average data projectors manufactured by Acer have good ratings from users and experts.

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Supports Full HD

Like most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the P6500, the Acer P6500 supports full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P6500 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for the last year.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P6500 supports 3D. Most of the other projectors that were released in the last year also support 3D.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesss of projectors that have been around for the last year range from 300 ANSI lumens to 5,400 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. The Acer P6500 has one of the brightest projector brightnesss (5,000 ANSI lumens) amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer P6500 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all recently released comparable spec data projectors the best resolution is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is SVGA (800x600).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is the most frequently supported supported graphics resolutions on 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Acer P6500 has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the P6500. Most of the similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the P6500 only have one number of built-in speakers, however this multimedia projector has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the P6500 only have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Acer P6500 has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Acer P6500 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector. Most of the other recently released projectors have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Latest projectors have optical zooms of between 1.1x and 2x. At 1.6 times zoom factor, the Acer P6500 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as the P6500.

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Very Big Bulb Power

The Acer P6500 has a very big bulb power (365 Watts) compared to most of the other new 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors. The average bulb power of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P6500 is 220W, and the bulb powers range from 190W to 370W.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the P6500 range from 22dB to 35dB, and the average noise level is 31dB. With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the Acer P6500 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other newly released projectors.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have RMS rated powers of between 1.5W and 16W. The Acer P6500 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (10 Watts) amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Acer P6500 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other latest 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors also do not support wi-Fi.

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Expensive

We think this 20000:1 contrast ratio projector looks expensive compared to other latest 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors. We checked 40 latest 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors and they range in price from £160 to £3,462.

Very Low Number of Colours

The Acer P6500 has a quite low number of colours (only 1.07 million) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the P6500. Across all the newly released 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 830M.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 4,000 hours, the Acer P6500 has a fairly short service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released in the last 12 months. The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of latest 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors is 1,000h and the longest is 24,000h.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Acer P6500 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the P6500 is 3,000h and the longest is 20,000h.

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Quite Low Vertical Synchronization (max)

New multimedia projectors have vertical synchronization (max)s of between 0.12kHz and 120kHz, and the average vertical synchronization (max) is 36kHz. The Acer P6500 has one of the lower vertical synchronization (max)s (only 0.12 kilohertz) amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Running Costs Are High

The P6500 is one of the less economic to run projectors that came out in the last year that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the P6500 will cost £148 over 1 year to run.

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Heavy

At 4.5 kilograms, the Acer P6500 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched in the last 12 months. The weights of newly released 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range from 110g to 40kg, and the average weight is 3.9kg.

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Very High Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The power consumption (economy mode) of the Acer P6500 of 367 Watts is one of the highest amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched in the last year. The average power consumption (economy mode) of multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the P6500 is 220W.

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Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

When compared to other new 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors, the Acer P6500's power consumption (PowerSave) of 367 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of comparable spec data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the P6500 is 80W and the highest is 370W.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

Across all the 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for the last year the noise level (economic mode)s range from 26dB to 35dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 29dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of 35 decibels, the Acer P6500's noise level (economic mode) is one of the loudest amongst new 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Number of Colours
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Fixed Focal Length
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Technical Details
HD Type

Expert Reviews

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23 October 2016

The Acer P6500 stands out as an extraordinary price value for both conference room and classroom applications. Its combination of light weight, high lumen output and 1080p resolution is hard to...

Lightweight, impressive, accommodates a wide range of devices, leather cushions
Comfortable overear design
Easytouse and intuitive controls
Automatically pauses when removed
Good audio quality
VR's Phone holder and high in price
Not very compact
Beaten by much cheaper routers for everyday file transfers
QoS options are basic
Mobile app is horrific

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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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