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Acer P1173 Projector

17000:1 SVGA (800x600) 29dB Nov 2013
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Crystal clear in any roomWith projection this crisp and bright, even your most complex concepts will be easily grasped by associates, clients or students. The power of your ideas will shine... More
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Acer P1173 SVGA DLP Projector, 3000 Lumens, 3D, White Quick Review

11 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review site macnn.com scored this 17000:1 contrast ratio projector 80%. This puts this projector in the bottom 100% of all the data projectors of a similar type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 7 owner reviews this projector has an average owner rating of 86%.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer projectors and also specifically for Acer 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings compared to other brands.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Acer P1173 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the P1173.

Alternative projectors which support 3D image projection currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Acer H5380[plb_2123447_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1173 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the P1173 also have a built-in speaker.

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at include the Acer H5380[plb_2123447_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

This projector supports a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is typical of many 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very High Maximum Vertical Synchronization

When compared to other similar spec projectors that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed the maximum vertical synchronization of, the Acer P1173's maximum vertical synchronization of 120 kilohertz is one of the highest. The maximum vertical synchronization of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P1173 range from 0.12kHz to 120kHz, and the average maximum vertical synchronization is 48kHz.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 29dB to 32dB. At only 29 decibels, the Acer P1173 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 3 Watts, the Acer P1173 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors of this age and spec the RMS rated power range from 2W to 3W, and the average RMS rated power is 2.3W.

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Very Light

The Acer P1173 is one of the lighter projectors of this spec and age (only 2 kilograms) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. The weights of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 2kg to 2.7kg.

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Very Narrow

The narrowest multimedia projector of this spec and age is 260mm wide, the widest is 320mm, and the average width is 280mm. At only 264 millimeters, the Acer P1173 is quite narrow compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One Acer P1173 reviewer thought this projector was not good quality. Macnn.com mentioned in their Acer P1173 review “Poor speaker quality”.

Not Robust

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was not easy to damage or scratch.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Acer P1173 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years also do not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the P1173, the Acer P1173 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Native Projector Resolution

The Acer P1173 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 53% less resolution than the most common native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800). Across all multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the P1173 the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is VGA (640x480).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1173

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this data projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1173 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

Alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available that you might want to look at include the Acer H5380[plb_2123447_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
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Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Headphone Output
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
8 December 2015

Everyone loves big screen TVs, right? But what if you're not willing to drop a couple grand on the latest flat screen TV? What if you're feeling a little dubious about taking the time to mount... Read more…

Inexpensive compared to flat screen TVs and smart projectors
Doesn't damage walls, inexpensive and easy to mount
Bright light can even be used in welllit rooms
Poor speaker quality
Expensive lamp bulb replacement
Runs at high temperature

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 24 September 2014 by AlexHG00
AlexHG00 would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

This is my first projector purchase and I get impressed with the image quality and functions it has this device. Built in HDTV, HDMI, VGA, S-Video, 3D display and speakers....wich are the only not... Read more…

Durable
Easy To Set Up
Good Focus
Lightweight
Powerful
Reviewed 9 September 2014 by Professoronthego
Professoronthego would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

The projector is lightweight and easy to carry. Sets up quickly and has a great picture...

Reviewed 10 November 2014 by IllinoisHS
IllinoisHS would recommend the Acer P1173

Projector was shipped and delivered within 3 days. Everything said about the projector in the description was accurate. Very pleased with the overall product and ordering experience...

Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Anonymous

We use this projector in our Sunday School class and it works very well. The images are bright and very clear...

Reviewed 7 May 2015 by SJosey77
SJosey77 would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this to show clients my work for photography and it has been wonderful! I love being able to show them what a wall portrait size truly is instead of just a proof. This projector was so... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $59.31
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjh511001, acer mrjh511002
Barcodes 00013201101834, 00132018331842, 00887899297359, 04053162597259, 04713147022298, 04713147022304, 04713147022311, 05054230598467, 08878992973594

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