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Acer K137 vs Epson PowerLite S27

Acer K137 vs Epson PowerLite S27

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Acer K137
Epson PowerLite S27

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
15,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
Acer K137 is 20,000h lamp service life, but the Epson PowerLite S27 is only a 5,000h lamp service life projector (15,000h shorter).
3D Edit
The Acer K137 supports 3D, however the Epson PowerLite S27 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.

6dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer K137 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 6dB quieter than the Epson PowerLite S27 (37dB). 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.

Cheaper to run by $49.98
Over five years the Acer K137 is $49.98 cheaper to run than the Epson PowerLite S27. Read more
4 Reasons For
75% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer K137 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
$726 cheaper
The Epson PowerLite S27 costs $725.52 less than the Acer K137.
Available from 10 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.
User reviews are better
Based on 1 user review, the Epson PowerLite S27 has an average review score of 100%, however the Acer K137 has an average rating of 94% (based on 14 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer K137 is a 700 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite S27 is a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
More expensive by $726
The Acer K137 is $725.52 more expensive than the Epson PowerLite S27.
Fewer sellers
The Acer K137 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Epson PowerLite S27 is stocked by 11 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Acer K137 is 94%, whereas the average user rating of the Epson PowerLite S27 is 100% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons Against
15,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 15,000h shorter than the Acer K137 (5,000h).
17% louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a noise level of 37dB, however the Acer K137 is a 31dB noise level projector (6dB 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 Epson PowerLite S27 is older than the Acer K137 by one month.
221% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Epson PowerLite S27 are $72.60 which is $49.98 more than the Acer K137 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
01net.com: 4 Star
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

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 $ 71.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.21
Total running cost $ 72.60
Purchase price $ 374.47
Total cost of ownership $ 447.07
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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.
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
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 2,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-40 -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
0.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,890 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.4
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.77
Projection Distance
0.6 - 3.2 1.77 - 2.4
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
17 - 100 30 - 350
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
30,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.44 - 1.44
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.9 - 20.28
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
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 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
BEST
37dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29dB
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
2D/3D Frequency Image
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
6W
BEST
5W
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
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 White
 White
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Power Consumption (typical)
90W
BEST
284W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 208W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
510g
BEST
2.5kg
Height
41mm 87mm
Depth
116mm 244mm
Width
189mm 297mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 MHL
 HDMI
BEST
 MHL
 HDMI
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