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Acer P1287 Projector

17000:1 XGA (1024x768) 29dB Jan 2015
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Noise Level Release Date
With WXGA resolution1, high brightness, high contrast and Acer Color Technology, your presentations will be more compelling with sharper texts and vibrant images, even from a distance. Combined... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Acer P1287 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Dazzerart mentioned on Amazon “Super picture quality” in their Acer P1287 review and scored it very highly.

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

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

Supports Full HD Projection

The Acer P1287 supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the P1287 do not support Full HD projection.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Acer P1287 supports 3D image projection. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also support 3D image projection.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D image projection including the Acer P1387W[plb_2775874_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1287 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other data projectors which also have a built-in speaker which you might want to look at including the Acer P1387W[plb_2775874_price].

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Acer P1287 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA). The worst resolution of all comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Very Big Lamp Power

The lamp power of projectors that were released around the same time as the P1287 range from 200W to 260W, and the average lamp power is 240W. The lamp power of the Acer P1287 of 260 Watts is one of the biggest amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the P1287.

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9 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was not noisy. Craig wrote in his review of this projector two years ago “I am used to it after havin the noisy Optoma”.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Acer P1287 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the P1287 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

Across all the 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P1287 the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 4,000h to 6,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 4,700h. At only 4,000 hours, the Acer P1287 has a quite short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the P1287.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Acer P1287 is a one HDMI port projector.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the Acer P1287 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the P1287. The average RMS rated power of projectors that were released one year ago is 13W.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1287 is a one built-in speaker data projector.

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Very Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

Across all the similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago the noise levels in economy mode range from 27dB to 34dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 30dB. When compared to other projectors that were released around the same time as the P1287 that we have assessed, the noise level in economy mode of the Acer P1287 of 34 decibels is one of the loudest.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

With a matrix size of only 0.55 inches, the Acer P1287 has one of the smaller matrix sizes amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The smallest matrix size of data projectors that are a comparable age to the P1287 is 0.45" and the biggest is 0.96".

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1287

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector was released over a year ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1287 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the Acer P1287 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Acer P1387W[plb_2775874_price] (34dB).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Dynamic Contrast 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 Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Serial Interface Type
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
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
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Input Voltage
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Other Features
Audio Input

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 5 March 2016 by Strolls
(Verified Purchase)

Very good projector.

Reviewed 5 November 2015 by Paul Edwards
(Verified Purchase)

We purchased as a replacement for our failing church projector. We are extremely pleased, it gives a bright, crisp picture.

Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Daniel
(Verified Purchase)

It was a great little projector for the price, but being picky as I am I couldn't help but notice the pronounced "rainbow" effect and poor black levels. If you're not someone that notices... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2014 by Dazzerart
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing projector... super picture quality.... well worth the money!

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by Craig
(Verified Purchase)

I have been looking for a new projector for a while now to replace my Optoma HD600x as the chip failed after 3 years, I considered the BenQ, Panasonic and the acer all around the

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Electricity cost when switched on $81.84
Electricity cost when on standby $2.85
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Total running cost over 5 years $84.69
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 1024x768, acer mrjl411001
Barcodes 04053162692466, 04713147631216, 04713147631223, 04713147631230

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One More Built-In Speaker
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60W Lower Power Consumption During PowerSave
Longer Lamp Service Life
1,000 ANSI Lumens Dimmer Projector Brightness
60W Smaller Lamp Power

Acer P1387W vs Acer P1287

Acer P1387W vs Acer P1287
Acer P1387W Acer P1287
$ 734.71 $1,031.63
5dB Quieter Noise Level in Economy Mode
Two Months Newer
7% Brighter Projector Brightness
3% Cheaper to Run
15% Louder Noise Level
Does Not Support Full HD Projection
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