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Acer H6517ST

alaTest has collected and analyzed 267 reviews of Acer H6517ST. 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. Comments about the reliability and price are overall positive. The size and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Acer H6517ST is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Acer H6517ST from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on

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This summary is based on the products: Acer H6517ST 3D DLP Home Theater ProjectorAcer H6517ST 3D DLP Home Theater Projector

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: John Archer (

Acer H6517ST


The Acer H6517ST is a short-throw projector, capable of delivering a 100-inch image from a throw distance of less than 4ft. This makes it easier to place away from your seating position than most projectors, and removes the need for the long cable runs...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: M. David Stone (

Acer H6517ST


The Acer H6517ST home entertainment projector offers a bright image, a short throw, full 3D support for video sources, and a lag time that's suitable for gaming.

Native 1080p resolution. Bright. Short throw. Supports 3D for video sources like Blu-ray players and game consoles. Short lag time.

Potentially annoying rainbow artifacts that show primarily in black-and-white source material. Underpowered audio with no audio output.

Conclusion If you plan to watch classic black-and-white films, or want to guarantee you never see any rainbow artifacts, focus your attention on LCD-based models like the Epson 3500. If that's not an issue for you, and you don't need a short throw, you...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Dougiedeath (

Great Budget Full HD Projector


After reading mostly positive reviews and considering the price I decided to go for this projector, and I'm glad I did! For the money this projector packs a lot of punch and with the 10% discount very gave me on this it was the cheapest online. So made...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Mark (

ACER H6517ST Short Throw Full HD Home Cinema Projector


Good image and low noise

Could do with on off switch on unit. And audio out connection

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Stuart (

ACER H6517ST Short Throw Full HD Home Cinema Projector


Picture range

Auto picture ajustment

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Guillermo (

ACER H6517ST Short Throw Full HD Home Cinema Projector




Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Kevin (

ACER H6517ST Short Throw Full HD Home Cinema Projector


Great picture, sounds not great. Sound bar sorts out the sound

No place to plug a USB stick into, two HDMI points.

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Helen (

ACER H6517ST Short Throw Full HD Home Cinema Projector


Clear huge image at short range

Fan is a little bit noisy

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: Jamie (

ACER H6517ST Short Throw Full HD Home Cinema Projector


Casts a good sharp picture and the built in speakers are useful though not as loud as they could be.

I was hoping for a stronger picture in daylight but it's not bad

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Tom (

ACER H6517ST Short Throw Full HD Home Cinema Projector


It's beyond my expectations. My laptop, Saorview [Free to Air] even my old VCR function well with it.

Nil to date.

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications


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


Built-in Display:N / No


Bulb power:210 / 255
Lamp power (economic mode):210
Lamp Type:OSRAM
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:4000 / 8000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):6000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.8 - 7.42
Digital Zoom:2
Throw ratio:0.5 - 0.5:1 / 0.5:1


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


Ethernet LAN:N / No
Wi-Fi:N / No

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Audio input:Y

Packaging Content

3D glasses included:Y / Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes


Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Noise Level:27 / 33
Noise level (economic mode):27 / 33
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in:Y / Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:2
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter input voltage:120 - 230
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 120 - 230
Power consumption (economy mode):196
Power consumption (typical):255
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):10000:1
Horizontal synchronization (max):100
Horizontal synchronization (min):15
Keystone correction, horizontal:-40 / +40 / -40/+40
Keystone correction, vertical:-40 - 40
Maximum digital resolution:1920 x 1200
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours / 1070
Projection distance:0.5 - 3.3 / 50 - 3.3
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:3000
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Screen size compatibility:1143 - 7620 / 685.8 - 7620
Supported aspect ratios:4:3 / 4:3, 16:9
Vertical synchronization (max):0.12 / 120
Vertical synchronization (min):0.024
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1:1


Card reader integrated: No


3D:Y / Yes
3D compatibility: Yes
3D-Ready:Y / Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM / NTSC,PAL,SECAM
Full HD:Y / Yes
HD-Ready: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:22.3 / 223
Height :9.3 / 93
Width:31.4 / 314