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Acer H6517BD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 258 reviews of Acer H6517BD. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Views about the reliability and price are on the whole positive. The size and image quality are also appreciated, but many are critical about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Acer H6517BD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Acer H6517BD DLP


Very good brightness. Amazing video quality. Automatic keystone.

Wi-fi playing requires LAN connection (internet cable). I was expecting it to be WiFi. Menu is a bit hard to navigate. Control Remote has a lot of useless button could have been used for shortcuts. Only includes a short VGA cable. Using long VGA cable...

Jan, 2017

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Acer H6517BD DLP


Misrepresented on the buyer web page. Is not a network product, it needs an additional dongle which they cannot confirm is available.

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications


Ceiling mountable: Yes
Colour of product:White
Form factor:Desktop
Product Type:Desktop projector


Built-in Display: No


Bulb power:210
Lamp Type:OSRAM
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:4000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):6000

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2
Focal length range (f-f):22.4 - 26.8
Optical Zoom:1.1
Throw ratio:1.48 - 1.62 / 1.48 - 1.62:1


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:2


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes


Noise Level:27
Noise level (economic mode):33

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Mini-USB B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power consumption (PowerSave):196
Power consumption (typical):255 / 295
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):10000:1
Horizontal synchronization (max):100
Horizontal synchronization (min):15
Keystone correction, vertical:-40 - 40
Maximum digital resolution:1920 x 1200
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection distance:1.5 - 9.8
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:3200
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9
Vertical synchronization (max):0.12
Vertical synchronization (min):0.024
Zoom capability:Manual


Card reader integrated: No


3D: Yes
3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: Yes

Weight & Dimensions