Acer 240 vs Panasonic PT-TW250

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Acer 240
Panasonic PT-TW250

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Full HD Edit
The Acer 240 supports full HD, however the Panasonic PT-TW250 does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Acer 240 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
1.8kg lighter Edit
Acer 240 is 2kg heavy, but the Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 3.8kg heavy projector (1.8kg heavier).
Cheaper by $425
The Acer 240 costs $311.88, whereas the Panasonic PT-TW250 is $736.95.
1 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer 240 (2,800 ANSI lumens).
18% bigger bulb power Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has a bulb power of 230W. That's 40W bigger than the Acer 240 (230W).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has an ethernet LAN, but the Acer 240 does not have an ethernet LAN.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has a built-in speaker(s), but the Acer 240 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Marginally dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer 240 is only 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens brighter).
40W smaller bulb power Edit
The Acer 240 is a 190W lamp power projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 230W lamp power projector (40W bigger).
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer 240 does not have an ethernet LAN, but the Panasonic PT-TW250 has an ethernet LAN.
Does not support HDCP Edit
The Acer 240 does not support HDCP, whereas the Panasonic PT-TW250 supports HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer 240 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Panasonic PT-TW250 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Older by over one year
The Acer 240 is 22 months older than the Panasonic PT-TW250.
6 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 does not support full HD, whereas the Acer 240 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Panasonic PT-TW250 is two, but the Acer 240 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
HDCP Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 supports HDCP, whereas the Acer 240 does not support HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

48% heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 3.8kg heavy projector. That's 1.8kg heavier than the Acer 240 (3.8kg).
$425 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is more expensive than the Acer 240 by $425.07.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 store sell the Panasonic PT-TW250, but 2 sellers sell the Acer 240. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

53 months Ago 30 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.45
Electricity cost - standby $ 32.87
Total running cost $ 104.32
Purchase price $ 736.95
Total cost of ownership $ 841.27
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
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)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,700 ANSI lumens 2,800 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data ±15
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data ±15
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,160 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1 - 11.3 1.27 - 2.54
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
24 - 300 50 - 100
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
190W 230W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.46:1
 0.46:1
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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 2
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28dB
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop 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 6W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 300W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2kg
BEST
3.8kg
Height
78mm 134.1mm
Depth
220mm 329mm
Width
264mm 335mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST
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