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Acer U5520B

£1,204.24
A 2 year old 10000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with fine features but a price that represents average value for money
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 35dB Oct 2015
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Acer U5520B Review

Released 2 years ago, we have ranked the Acer U5520B number 57 in best selling projectors and number 651 across all projectors.
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£113 Over 1 Year
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55
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £113 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Quite big bulb power
Very short service life of lamp

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Acer U5520B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 980 owner and expert reviews (including 192 verified purchases) for Acer data projectors and found that on average Acer has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £1,204.24 it is more expensive than 69% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £172 (14%)

There was a cheaper price of £1,032.26 at BT Business Direct 37 days ago.

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Features

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer U5520B of only 3,000h is in the shortest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer U5520B of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 33% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of data projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The Acer U5520B's bulb power of 280W is fairly big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 24% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer U5520B supports full HD, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Acer U5520B has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer U5520B has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Acer U5520B's noise level of 35dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 57% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Acer released the U5520B in October 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The U5520B has an average 1 year running cost of £113 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer computer gmbh u5520b, acer bcw0za00, acer bcw0zs00, acer u5520b
Barcodes 04713147621675, 04713147621682

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