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Acer C205

77

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Acer C205

$870.00
Acer C205
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A classic and extremely economical to run quiet WVGA data projector, with a reasonable price and good features
29dB 854 X 480 (WVGA) 1000:1 No Aug 2014
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Acer C205 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Acer C205 number 404 across all projectors.
87
Reviews
13 Reviews
71
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
98
Running Costs
$11 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews but ok user reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this data projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $11 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 2% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Acer projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Easy to bring
Crisp and radiant
Ultra practical
Earth kind
Only 854 x 480 (WVGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

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Acer C205 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 58% of projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $870.00 it does not look like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Acer C205 of £259.99 ($259.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $610.01.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average running cost of the C205 is only $11 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheapest to run projectors.

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Features

Only 854 X 480 (WVGA) Resolution

The Acer C205 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has an 854 x 480 (WVGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Acer C205 of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Acer C205's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 95% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Acer C205 of only 200 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 98% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer C205 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer C205 of 20,000h is in the longest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Acer C205 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer C205 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer mrjh911001, acer 9jq9za00, acer 9jq9zs00, acer p179808p, acer 854x480, acer c205

Barcodes:

00887899356223, 04053162597273, 04713147096886, 05054230641101, 05054230813423, 05054484687320, 05054533687325, 08878993562230

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