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Acer P1373 Projector

17000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 32dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
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Even in bright rooms, your visuals stay as brilliant as your ideas. After prolonged projector use, colours are still vibrant, contrast high and text crisp thanks to Acer's advanced colour... More
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5 Reasons For

Good High Def TV

Two people who purchased the product mentioned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago Digital Versus mentioned “HD Ready resolution upscaled Full HD images don't look sharp”. Digital Versus also mentioned “HD Ready, manque de piqu des images Full HD”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 620 expert and user reviews, Acer has good ratings for its projectors. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1373 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the P1373 also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the S1212, the P1273, or the P1383 ($314.99) all from Acer.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1373 has one of the brighter projector brightness amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors of this age and type is 3,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 3,100 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

There are a number of alternative 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer P1383 ($314.99).

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

Most of the other projectors of this spec and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the Acer P1373 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this 17000:1 contrast ratio projector is 40%. If all the data projectors of this spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this Acer projector is in the bottom 25%.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was not noisy. Digital Versus mentioned two years ago “Noisy fan” .

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Acer P1373 does not support 3D image projection. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type do support 3D image projection.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support 3D image projection that you might also want to consider including the Acer P1383 ($314.99).

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Acer P1373 does not support Full HD projection, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the P1373 also do not support Full HD projection.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a Full HD projection and we think the Acer P1383 ($314.99) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Acer P1373 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to the P1373 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 32 decibels, the Acer P1373 has one of the louder noise levels amongst similar spec projectors of this age. Projectors of this age and spec have noise levels of between 29dB and 32dB, and the average noise level is 31dB.

There are a number of alternative 32dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Acer P1273.

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Very Low Number of Colours

With a number of colours of only 1.07 million, the Acer P1373 has one of the lower numbers of colours amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The lowest number of colours of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P1373 is 1M, the highest is 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 390M.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

The Acer P1373 has a quite short lamp service life (only 4,500 hours) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the P1373. Projectors of this spec and age have lamp service lives of between 4,500h and 5,000h, and the average lamp service life is 4,800h.

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Only Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Acer P1373 is a two VGA (D-Sub) port data projector.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1373

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the P1373 over three years ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Uniformity
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
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) 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
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(2)
7 February 2014

The only thing that the Acer P1373WB has really got going for it is its price. The image is seriously lacking in contrast, colours are nowhere near accurate, resolution is stuck at HD Ready and...

3D compatible
Good choice of connections
Price
Compatible 3D
Connectique complte
HD Ready resolution upscaled Full HD images don't look sharp
No lensshift
Contrast is too low
No motion compensation
Noisy fan
8 December 2013

Le P1373WB n'a que le prix pour séduire. L'image manque atrocement de contraste, les couleurs ne sont pas fidèles, la définition limitée au HD-ready et le lecteur multimédia saccade. Au...

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Electricity cost when switched on $61.16
Electricity cost when on standby $2.87
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Total running cost over 5 years $64.03
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers p1373w, p1373wb, acer p1373, acer p1373w, acer p1373wb
Barcodes 04053162597143, 04712196557812, 04712196557829, 04712196557836

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Acer P1383 vs Acer P1373

Acer P1383 vs Acer P1373
Acer P1383 Acer P1373
$ 314.99
Vastly Higher Number of Colours
Expert Reviews Are Significantly Better
One More VGA (D-Sub) Port
10% Longer Lamp Service Life
119.88kHz Lower Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Only One USB 2.0 Port
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