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Acer H6500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 reviews of Acer H6500. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and usability. The price and image quality also get good feedback, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability. Some have doubts about the size and noise.

image quality, price, usability, design

noise, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer H6500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Acer H6500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the usability. The image quality also gets good feedback, whereas many are critical about the reliability and noise. Views are divided on the price.

image quality, usability

noise, reliability

83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer H6500 DLP Projector - 1080p - HDTV - 16:9Acer H6500 DLP Projector - 1080p - HDTV - 16:9

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Acer H6500


The Acer H6500 home theater projector delivers full 1080p resolution and a reasonably high-quality video image.

Inexpensive. Native 1080p resolution. Reasonably high quality image. Two HDMI ports.

No 3D support. No speaker. No audio output.

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Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Andrew Gash (

Acer H6500 DLP Projector Video Review


I'm always keeping my eyes on inexpensive 1080p projectors. Why? Because it seems like my friends are constantly asking me about the best display they can buy for their money. And honestly, if you can accommodate it, I believe the answer is a front...

May, 2012

Expert review by : Andrew Gash (

Acer H6500 DLP Projector Review


The Acer H6500 DLP projector is a 1080p DLP projector with 2100 lumens and it only costs $899. Given that you can pick up a starter screen for around $300, or even roll your own, that's amazing.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Anthony Arrigo (

Acer H6500


Interestingly, this Acer H6500 projector claims 10,000: 1 contrast. It does this without using a dynamic iris, rather it uses the latest lamp dimming technologies. This technique, by the way, is far from new. Sanyo was one home theater projector...

About as bright (measured over 2100 lumens at max) as under $1000 home projectors get it can handle a good amount of ambient light ; Reasonably good color, right out of the box ; Presentation mode offers over 1700 lumens with reasonably good color ;...

Tendency to lose signal, during menu options changes, changing sources... - can be very annoying ; Lacks a full color managemetn system for fine tuning the color (there are some controls) ; Remote control is not backlit ; Lacks CFI for smooth motion...

Ultimately the Acer is a nice "little" projector. It has the basics one would expect in an entry level home projector. It's best in a family room / living room / spare bedroom / bonus room - where you have some lighting control, but it is bright enough...

Jun, 2012

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Acer H6500 Review


At only $899, you get 1080p resolution and rapid gaming response--an all around great value...

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Acer H6500


- Great image quality (resolution, contrast and brightness) - Compact and lightweight - A large variety of different ports to hook the projector up (including 2 HDMI ports) - Easy to use manual zoom and focus - Very responsive and useful remote and...

- On darker images, you can sometimes notice small red dots (like a kind of static). I'm not sure if this is a defect on just my projector but either way this is not noticeable on more colourful images. - Can make a fair amount of noise (the cooling...

Nov, 2012

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Acer H6500


Projects at an upward angle, I recommend that if you are going to mount it high, definitely go with a ceiling mount.

Image quality is great, have it projected against a painted screen that gives me minimal glare even with daylight in the windows. As good of a picture as my 1080p hdtv

Wish it had other projection angles

Nov, 2012

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Hooked up to Sony BD player with a 35ft hdmi cable. Works perfectly. Running under eco mode. Very bright for such a small foot print. Previously had a Sanyo plv-z2, but the h6500 beats in all aspectts. The fan noise level is moderate in eco mode. There...

So far none

Jul, 2012

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Nice picture, loud fan


If you're going for a low-priced projector with good contrast and brightness for a home theater and fan noise & lack of speakers/audio out aren't a problem, this is definitely a very good option. However, if you are looking for something portable, the...

This projector was purchased to use in a walk-out basement with a 12 foot wide glass sliding door that had direct afternoon sunlight shining in. Despite this, it was plenty bright enough to see the image on the wall opposite said door. The "eco" mode...

The small size has a downside - the fan is a bit louder than others in this price range & it has a pitch that I found annoying. This could be a problem if mounting it close to the sitting area. The so-called "10,000:1" contrast ratio is accomplished by...

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications


Ceiling mountable: Yes
Ceiling mounting supported:Y
Colour of product:White
LED indicators: Yes


Built-in Display:No / Yes
Display diagonal:1.65


Bulb power:240
Lamp Type:OSRAM / P-VIP
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:3500 / 5000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3500 / 5000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.55 - 2.85
Digital Zoom:8
Focal length range (f-f):22.4 - 26.8
Optical Zoom:1.2
Throw ratio:1.5 - 1.8:1


Built-in speaker(s): No


Ethernet LAN:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Connectivity Technology:Wired

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, VGA
Carrying case: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Horizontal scan range:0 - 100 / 30 - 100
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Noise Level:34
Vertical scan range:0 - 85 / 50 - 85

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter input voltage:110 - 220
AC input voltage:110 - 220
Power Consumption (Standby):1
Power consumption (typical):305
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):10000:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-15 - 15 / -15/+15
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection distance:1.5 - 10
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2000 / 2100
Projector brightness (economic mode):1600
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Screen size compatibility:0 - 7620 / 965.2 - 7620
Zoom ratio:1.2:1


Card reader integrated:No / Yes


3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: Yes
HD-Ready: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8.4