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Acer C120 Projector

1000:1 WVGA (854x480) 100 ANSI Lumens AC Feb 2013
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Project your concepts anywhere, anytime. However long or deep your presentations, they can fit in a pocket -- or your palm.1 Be PC-free: Access your files straight from a USB drive or SD Card or... More
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8 Reasons For

Average User Reviews

Based on 24 user reviews the average user rating of this multimedia projector is 70%.

Easy to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Carol Auyeung mentioned two years ago “Easy and user friendly, handy to carry” in his review of this projector. One Acer C120 reviewer who reviewed this projector considered that it was easy to setup. Steven Kinnear wrote in his Acer C120 review on Amazon “Quick and easy to set up”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A few Acer C120 owners who bought the product thought it was good quality. Three years ago Mr P W Strauli said in his review of the Acer C120 on Amazon “Good picture quality”. Mr P W Strauli also wrote “The picture quality looks great”.

Nice Design

One customer thought this projector was neat.

Good Connectivity

One customer concluded that the Acer C120 was good in terms of USB connections. Steven Kinnear wrote “What it has is a USB 3.0 connection which supplies both the image”.

Acer Projectors Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average ratings across all data projectors, however it has unexceptional ratings specifically for its 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Very Light

At only 180 grams, the Acer C120 is fairly light compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The weights of 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the C120 range from 110g to 16kg, and the average weight is 3.9kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Laptopmag.com, projectorcentral.com and parentesis.com this 1000:1 contrast ratio projector has an average expert rating of 66%.

Inferior Technical Features

One person said that it did not have good features. Five years ago expert review site Evogadget.com said in their review of the Acer C120 “Using it, you will suffer from a lack of notable features”.

Poor Battery Life

One Acer C120 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have a good battery life. Steven Kinnear mentioned in his review of this projector “It doesn't have any video connections, or a built-in battery” but even so he rated the product 80 out of 100.

Does Not Support 3D

The Acer C120 does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer C120 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the C120 also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Acer C120 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the C120 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age, the Acer C120 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer C205[plb_2195716_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Horizontal Synchronization (max)

With a horizontal synchronization (max) of only 32.2 kilohertz, the Acer C120 has a fairly low horizontal synchronization (max) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the C120. Multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the C120 have horizontal synchronization (max)s of between 32kHz and 110kHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer C120

Released Over Four Years Ago

Acer released the C120 over four years ago.

WVGA (854x480) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WVGA (854x480), which is typical of many 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 100 ANSI lumens, the Acer C120 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the Acer C205[plb_2195716_price] (200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(5)
11 June 2012

The Acer C120 LED DLP projector is well suited for mobile professionals looking for something super-portable...

1 June 2012

The Acer C120 is a USB-only micro-projector. While you won't be faced with problems when setting it up and using it, you will suffer from a lack of notable features. And you can only connect it...

24 May 2012

The Acer C120 Projector is bright for a pico projector, especially a USB model, but it lacks the connectivity choices prevalent in current pocket projectors...

If what you need is a projector to show data images from your laptop, the Acer C120 pico projector offers the right balance of brightness, data image quality, portability, and price to fit neatly... Read more…

1 June 2013

Si buscas un proyector portátil, a un precio accesible y que cuente con conexión USB, este modelo Acer puede ser lo que estás buscando, ya que además es muy fácil de usar y cuenta con control...

Inexpensive
Simple to use
Doesn't require external power plug
Small and highly portable
Bright for a pico projector, and for its price
No in-projector menus or anti-keystoning feature
Small foot
Loud fan
USB connectivity only
Nicamente cuenta con conexin por medio de un puerto USB y no es compatible con Mac

User Reviews

(14)
Reviewed 10 May 2013 by CWH

Nice Bright screen for a pico led projector, contrast is good. The Focus adjustment is hard to use due to the fact that is seems to be loosely geared to the lens. If you overshoot the focus, then... Read more…

Clear Display
Quiet
Small Footprint
Easy To Use
Easy To Set Up
Focus Is Difficult
Reviewed 30 January 2013 by Jo Rick
Jo Rick would recommend the Acer C120 (Verified Purchase)

I will never think pick projectors are as good as full sized ones. Even for the price they are expensive. But for how small the units is it works awesome. Very little distortion when maximizing... Read more…

Reviewed 15 July 2015 by ORDY
ORDY would recommend the Acer C120

This product is very ease to use, it has very light weight which makes it easy to be carried around with. It has good features and an excellent picture quality...

Reviewed 4 February 2015 by Carol Auyeung
(Verified Purchase)

Easy and user friendly, handy to carry.

Reviewed 6 October 2014 by Kevin Morris
(Verified Purchase)

Could do with being a little brighter, and the focus is not easy to get right.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162597068, 04713147271795

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