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Acer K138ST

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Acer K138ST

$571.93
$428.90 $143 cheaper than 35 days ago
Acer K138
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A positively reviewed and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with moderate running costs and a remarkably high 100000:1 contrast ratio
33dB 1280 X 800 100000:1 Yes Oct 2015
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Acer K138 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Acer K138 number 490 across all projectors.
81
Reviews
5 Reviews
76
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$250 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 56%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $250 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Acer projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Easy to bring
Crisp and radiant
Ultra practical
Earth-friendly
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not support full HD

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Acer K138 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Acer K138 of £399.99 ($399.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $28.91.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The K138 has an average running cost of $250 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer K138 of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher 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 contrast ratio (typical) of the Acer K138 of 100,000 is higher than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is higher than 95% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Acer K138's projector brightness of only 800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 95% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer K138 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 average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Acer K138's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer K138 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer K138 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer K138 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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3D-Ready

The Acer K138 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer K138 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Acer K138 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of multimedia projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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HD-Ready

The Acer K138 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer computer gmbh k138st, mrjlh11002 k138st, acer 1280x800, acer k138sti, acer kg6ag

Barcodes:

00888863023677, 04053162882102, 04713147866250, 04713147866267, 04713147866274, 04713147930852, 04713392225680, 05054629859889

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