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Acer K137 Projector

01net.com 4 Star
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Feb 2015
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Review : Acer K137 Projector - On Air March 2014
Test de l'Acer K137 : un vidéoprojecteur petit et puissant
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Acer k137 projector review part 1

24 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site wrote that this Acer projector was good. This data projector received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 75% based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Mag, hifitest.de and 01net.com.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this projector as superb on average.

Good Product Quality

A number of people agreed that it was good quality. Mark Booth mentioned three years ago “Excellent picture quality” in his review of this projector. Mark Booth also said “Really impressed with the quality of the picture in comparison to other brands I have seen”.

Good Sound Quality

A few Acer K137 owners who reviewed the Acer K137 concluded that it had good sound quality. Azhar Abbas-Zaidi gave the product a very good review and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It also has an audio jack to add a speaker”. Three years ago Trustedreviews.com said on expert website Trusted Reviews “In fact, its audio performance is so strong versus its rivals that for some people it will be enough in itself to justify a purchase”.

Good Picture Quality

Two Acer K137 reviewers mentioned that the product had good picture quality.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed the Acer K137 reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “Found it to be an excellent product, very clear picture and easy to set up, all in all an excellent package”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this projector was easy to use. Azhar Abbas-Zaidi mentioned in their Acer K137 review on Amazon “Easy to use and set up, extremely portable”.

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Nice Design

One person wrote in their reviews that the Acer K137 was neat. Annab said three years ago “It packs away neatly too” and rated this projector 5 stars. One person wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few people who reviewed the product agreed that it was noisy. Ensar H. scored the product very highly and mentioned on Amazon “Sound is very good as well, louder than I thought it would be” in their review of the Acer K137. Pcmag.com wrote “The Acer K137 has surprisingly loud audio for a projector that's not much larger than palmtop size” in their review of the Acer K137.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Acer K137 owner who purchased this projector considered that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com said “A built-in USB card reader”.

Good Technical Features

One Acer K137 reviewer who bought the product considered that it had good features. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert website Trusted Reviews “Offers such surprisingly strong features as a 1280x800 native resolution, 3D playback” in their review of the Acer K137.

Acer Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors built by Acer have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer K137 supports full HD. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the K137 do not support full HD.

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Supports 3D

Unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the K137 which do not support 3D, the Acer K137 supports 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the K137, the Acer K137 has a built-in speaker(s).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the K137 have between one and two number of built-in speakerss, including the Acer K137 which has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

When compared to other similar spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as the K137 that we have assessed the service life of lamp (economic mode) of, the Acer K137's service life of lamp (economic mode) of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the K137 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 3,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 7,100h.

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Quite High Vertical Synchronization (max)

Similar spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years have vertical synchronization (max)s of between 0.085kHz and 150kHz, and the average vertical synchronization (max) is 79kHz. The Acer K137 has one of the higher vertical synchronization (max)s (120 kilohertz) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago is 35dB. The Acer K137 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The Acer K137 has a fairly long service life of lamp (20,000 hours) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the K137. The shortest service life of lamp of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the K137 is 500h and the longest is 30,000h.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Acer K137 has a greater number of supported image formats than most multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to it. This projector supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by data projectors of this spec and age. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this Acer projector.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 510 grams, the Acer K137 is quite light compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the K137. The average weight of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the K137 is 4.6kg.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

At only 700 ANSI lumens, the Acer K137 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the K137. The average projector brightness of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of this age and type do not support wi-Fi. The Acer K137 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Low Horizontal Synchronization (max)

Across all the multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the K137 the horizontal synchronization (max)s range from 0.1kHz to 110kHz, and the average horizontal synchronization (max) is 94kHz. With a horizontal synchronization (max) of only 0.1 kilohertz, the Acer K137 has a fairly low horizontal synchronization (max) compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the K137.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the K137 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Acer K137 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K137 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the Acer K137 which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer K137

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer projector was released over two years ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Document Formats Supported
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

1 Award

01net.com 4 Star

Expert Reviews

(6)
28 May 2014

Acer is to be commended on trying to do something different with the K137. In fact, its audio performance is so strong versus its rivals that for some people it will be enough in itself to justify...

25 March 2014

The Acer K137 has surprisingly loud audio for a projector that's not much larger than palmtop size...

11 July 2014

Le K137 est une bonne petite machine de projection vidéo. Transportable facilement, il est assez bien équipé et offre une image étonnamment lumineuse, mais pas Full HD. Il se place en seconde...

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29 May 2014

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18 April 2014
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User Reviews

(14)
Reviewed 30 January 2015 by Azhar Abbas-zaidi
(Verified Purchase)

Absolutely amazing product very happy indeed first Acer product was apprehensive at the start to purchase because of the price for something portable but so happy I did , the use and HDMI and USB... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2014 by AnnaB
(Verified Purchase)

What a great little projector. Really bright and the wide choice of ports on the back make it really versatile. It packs away neatly too. It's carry pouch stops any unwanted scratches and helps it... Read more…

Reviewed 6 February 2016 by Priyal d.
(Verified Purchase)

I really like this LED projector. The images can be seen even in an un-darkened room with quite a bit of light......so no problems there and 5 stars for that. I used it with a laptop 12" running... Read more…

Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Ensar H.
(Verified Purchase)

Great little device, smaller than it looks on photos and great projections. Sound is very good as well, louder than I thought it would be. All in all very happy with this purchase.

Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Ensar H.
(Verified Purchase)

Great little device, smaller than it looks on photos and great projections. Sound is very good as well, louder than I thought it would be. All in all very happy with this purchase...

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Electricity cost when switched on $21.90
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer k137, home k137, mrjkx11006, acer k137i, home k137i, acer p179807, special k137, acer 1280x800, acer p179807p, special k137i, acer mrjgz11001, projectors k137, mrjkx11001 k137, mrjkx11001 k137i, projectors k137i, applearcticbelkincanonciscocreativeenergy k13
Barcodes 00887899734724, 04053162597457, 04713147004607, 04713147004614, 04713147532414, 04713147532438, 08878992823554, 08878997347246

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