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Acer K137 vs Ricoh PJ X2240

Acer K137 vs Ricoh PJ X2240

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Acer K137
Ricoh PJ X2240

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Acer K137 has a service life of lamp of 20,000h. That's 15,500h longer than the Ricoh PJ X2240 (4,500h).
Card reader integrated Edit
The Acer K137 has a card reader integrated, whereas the Ricoh PJ X2240 does not have a card reader integrated.
Moderately quieter noise level Edit
The Acer K137 has a noise level of 31dB, but the Ricoh PJ X2240 is a 34dB noise level projector (3dB louder). 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.

$47.39 cheaper to run
The Acer K137 only costs $22.62 to run over five years whereas the Ricoh PJ X2240 costs $70.01 to run (210% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Ricoh PJ X2240 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,300 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer K137 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
$720 cheaper
The Ricoh PJ X2240 costs $379.95, whereas the Acer K137 is $1,099.99.
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
4x dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer K137 is only 700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Ricoh PJ X2240 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
$720 more expensive
The Acer K137 is more expensive than the Ricoh PJ X2240 by $720.04.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Acer K137, however 3 retailers sell the Ricoh PJ X2240. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
4 Reasons Against
4x shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Ricoh PJ X2240 has a service life of lamp of 4,500h. That's 15,500h shorter than the Acer K137 (4,500h).
Marginally louder noise level Edit
The Ricoh PJ X2240 has a noise level of 34dB, but the Acer K137 is a 31dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

One month older
The Ricoh PJ X2240 is older than the Acer K137 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 210%
Over five years the Ricoh PJ X2240 costs $70.01 to run which is $47.39 more to run than the Acer K137. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

27 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 22.62
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 22.62
Purchase price $ 1,099.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,122.61
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.12
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 70.01
Purchase price $ 379.95
Total cost of ownership $ 449.96
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.14T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.44T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
0.1kHz 100kHz
BEST
Vertical Synchronization (max)
120kHz
BEST
0.09kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30kHz
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,073.4M
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Projection Distance
0.6 - 3.2 1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
17 - 100 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W
Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
30,000h
BEST
6,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h
BEST
4,500h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SDHC
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD
 SDHC
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
BEST
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 31dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
6W
BEST
2W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

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
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Blue
 White
 Blue
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
90W
BEST
267W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 224W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 224W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
510g
BEST
2.6kg
Height
41mm 101.7mm
Depth
116mm 223.5mm
Width
189mm 314.2mm

Packaging Content

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