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Acer C205

A cheap to run 1000:1 WVGA (854x480) projector
1000:1 WVGA (854x480) No 29dB Aug 2014
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Acer C205 Review

With very low running costs but good reviews, we have ranked the Acer C205 number 866 across all projectors.
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7 Reviews
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Good Features
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$14 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 65%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only $14 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 2% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Acer projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Quite long service life of lamp
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

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Acer C205 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 815 owner and expert reviews (including 160 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its projectors. Acer also has very good ratings specifically for its projectors compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

WVGA (854x480) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer C205 is WVGA (854x480). That's 83% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Acer C205 has a quite quiet noise level (only 29 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors. The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 200 ANSI lumens, the Acer C205 has one of the dimmest projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the Acer C205 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer C205 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer C205 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer C205 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in August 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average 1 year running cost of the C205 is only $14 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 2% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer acec205ret, acer 9jq9za00, acer 9jq9zs00, acer n182453w, acer p179808p, acer 854x480
Barcodes 00887899356223, 04053162597273, 04713147096886, 05054230641101, 05054230813423, 05054484687320, 08878993562230

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