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Acer K135 Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Jun 2013
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Review : Acer Projector K135 - LCDTVTHAILAND [ON AIR : SEP 2013]
Review : Acer Projector K135 - LCDTVTHAILAND [SEP 2013]

18 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including macworld.com.au, 01net.com, pcquest.com and digit.in this multimedia projector has an overall expert rating of 74 out of 100.

Good Size

Some people who reviewed the Acer K135 mentioned that it was compact. Businesstoday.intoday.in mentioned “Compact design” and rated it 4 stars. Expert review site Indianexpress.com said in their review two years ago “Like most other gadgets, projectors too have been becoming compact over the past few years.” .

Good Connectivity

Two customers considered that the Acer K135 was good in terms of HDMI connections. Macworld.com.au said in their Acer K135 review “With a 110 x 140mm footprint – slightly smaller than a CD case – the Acer features a full-sized HDMI port along with USB, micro-SD” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Businesstoday.intoday.in gave the Acer K135 a rating of 4 stars and said “There is a full HDMI port wit” in their Acer K135 review.

One Acer K135 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site Pcquest.com mentioned in their Acer K135 review “It has plenty of connectivity options, so you can access your files str”.

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Nice Design

One Acer K135 owner who bought this projector considered that it was neat. Digit.in rated the product 5 stars and mentioned “The K135 projector from Acer is a rather neat offering - good performance, simple to set up, a”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good design.

Easy to Use

One person who bought it wrote that it was easy to setup.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed this projector concluded that it had good features.

Good Product Quality

One Acer K135 reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality. Pcquest.com wrote “This is a very compact projector from Acer which has great features and projection quality despite its small size” in their Acer K135 review.

Acer Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 620 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other data projectors of this age and spec, the Acer K135 supports 3D image projection.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which support 3D image projection to this multimedia projector and we think because of it's better review score, the K137 ($523.96), and the K135i both from Acer or the Hitachi CPX2541WN ($436.99) is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer K135 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the K135.

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at including the X320, or the LV-WX320 both from Canon or the Acer K137 ($523.96) which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Acer K135 is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA). In addition, this Acer projector supports a graphics resolution of 1280 x 800 (WXGA). Across all projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K135 the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Very Long Lamp Service Life

The shortest lamp service life of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the K135 is 1,500h and the longest is 30,000h. With a lamp service life of 30,000 hours, the Acer K135's lamp service life is one of the longest amongst projectors of a comparable age and spec to the K135.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The average service life of lamp in economic mode of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the K135 is 7,900h, and the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 3,500h to 30,000h. The Acer K135 has one of the longest service life of lamp in economic mode (20,000 hours) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Supports Five Video Formats

The Acer K135 has a greater number of supported video formats than most multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. This data projector supports an MPEG4 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by data projectors of this age and type. The video formats "H.264", "MPEG1", "MPEG2" and "VC-1" are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on data projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Acer K135 has a greater number of supported image formats than most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago. This data projector supports a BMP image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the K135. The image format "JPG" is also supported by this projector.

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Narrow

Projectors that are a comparable age to the K135 have widths of between 100mm and 680mm. When compared to other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the K135 that we have assessed, the Acer K135's width of only 140 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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Light

The average weight of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago is 5.3kg, and the weights range from 380g to 68kg. With a weight of only 430 grams, the Acer K135 is one of the lightest data projectors of a similar age and type to the K135 amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was not noisy. Macworld.com.au mentioned in their Acer K135 review “Is a little noisy for intimate rooms”.

Poor Battery Life

One Acer K135 reviewer said in their reviews that the Acer K135 did not have a good battery life. Businesstoday.intoday.in mentioned “No builtin battery”.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Acer K135 does not support Full HD projection, unlike most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the K135 which support Full HD projection.

We compared this data projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a Full HD projection and we think the Canon LV-WX320, the Acer K137 ($523.96), or the Hitachi CPX2541WN ($436.99) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Acer K135 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the K135 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to look at including the Hitachi CPX2541WN ($436.99), or the Epson EB-945H which is also higher rated.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 600 ANSI lumens, the Acer K135 has a very dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the projectors that have been around for around the same time as the K135 the projector brightness range from 600 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens.

If this Acer data projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to consider the PowerLite X27 ($419.99) (2,700 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the EB-X27 (2,700 ANSI lumens and higher rated) both from Epson or the Acer K137 ($523.96) (700 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Quite Dim Brightness in Economy Mode

10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the K135 have brightness in economy mode of between 400 ANSI lumens and 3,200 ANSI lumens. At only 400 ANSI lumens, the Acer K135 has a fairly dim brightness in economy mode compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the K135.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the K135 is 1W, the highest is 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 12W. At only 2 Watts, the Acer K135 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the K135.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Acer K135 is a one USB 2.0 port multimedia projector.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the K135 have between one and two HDMI ports, including the Acer K135 which has one HDMI port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer K135

Released Over a Year Ago

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was released over a year ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Acer K135 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the K135.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Brightness in Economy Mode
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Memory Card
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
Supported Audio Format
Image Format
Video Format
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content

Expert Reviews

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Weighing 430 grams, it looks smart. It has its hardware controls on top along with a manually adjustable focus control just above the lens. There are cooling vents on the sides and a variety of... Read more…

Compact design
Good performance
Flexibility of portability
MHL for phones and tablets is a huge bonus
Size
Contrast brightness cannot be bumped too high
Small speaker
No builtin battery
8 January 2014

Like most other gadgets, projectors too have been becoming compact over the past few years. But the smallest of the lot, the so-called Pico projectors, are not as bright as the best projectors.... Read more…

7 December 2013

Not everyone can afford, or install a typical entertainment projector in their home or office. But, the craving for the "big screen" experience is always there. The K135 projector from Acer is a...

Pcquest.com

6 December 2013

Though it has some negatives but the Acer K135 is one of the best in class projectors because it offers a good balance between size, brightness and colour...

16 August 2013

While pocket-sized projectors are great for people on the go ? and all four of the models on these pages can be used with iOS devices ? there are compromises to be made...

22 January 2014

A l'heure du bilan, le K135 d'Acer est un mini vidéoprojecteur globalement moyen dans la qualité des images qu'il projette et quelque peu décevant dans son confort d'utilisation (le bruit,...

21 November 2013

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Electricity cost when switched on $16.12
Electricity cost when on standby $2.85
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Total running cost over 5 years $18.97
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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