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Acer K138ST vs LG PW600

Acer K138ST vs LG PW600

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Acer K138ST
LG PW600

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Acer K138ST is 800 ANSI lumens brightness, but the LG PW600 is only a 600 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
3D Edit
The Acer K138ST supports 3D, whereas the LG PW600 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Quieter noise level Edit
The Acer K138ST is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the LG PW600 (34dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

5 Reasons For
34% longer service life of lamp Edit
The LG PW600 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector. That's 10,000h longer than the Acer K138ST (30,000h).
$203 cheaper
The LG PW600 costs $203.22 less than the Acer K138ST.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
19% cheaper to run
The LG PW600 is $3.77 cheaper to run than the Acer K138ST over five years. Read more
User reviews are vastly better
Based on 3 reviews, the LG PW600 has an average user review score of 93%, however the Acer K138ST has an average rating of 20% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
10,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Acer K138ST has a service life of lamp of 20,000h, however the LG PW600 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector (10,000h longer).
More expensive by $203
The Acer K138ST is $203.22 more expensive than the LG PW600.
Not as many stockists
The Acer K138ST is only stocked by 6 shops, however the LG PW600 is stocked by 8 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Higher running costs over five years by $3.77
The running costs over five years of the Acer K138ST are $20.11 which is $3.77 more than the LG PW600. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is hugely Worse
The Acer K138ST only has an average user score of 20%, but the LG PW600 has an average user rating of 93% (based on 3 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
34% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The LG PW600 has a projector brightness of 600 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer K138ST (600 ANSI lumens).
1dB louder noise level Edit
The LG PW600 has a noise level of 34dB, however the Acer K138ST is a 33dB noise level projector (1dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Six months older
The LG PW600 is older than the Acer K138ST by six months.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 20.11
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 20.11
Purchase price $ 583.21
Total cost of ownership $ 603.32
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 16.34
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 16.34
Purchase price $ 379.99
Total cost of ownership $ 396.33
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.13T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.13 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
3
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.1T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
3
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 100000:1
 100000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
800 ANSI lumens
BEST
600 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-20 - 20 -15 - 15
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
30kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.7M
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.4 - 1.7 1.016 - 1.20
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
25 - 100 20 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h 30,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 0.8:1
 0.8:1
Digital Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
AV Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV input

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
34dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 26dB
BEST
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
6W
BEST
2W
Built-In Speaker
2 2

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (typical)
80W 65W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
38W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
38W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 90 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 90 - 264
 100
 100 - 240
 90 - 264

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
748g 600g
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 50mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 VGA
 AV
 AC
 VGA
 AV

Other Features

Audio Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
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