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Acer K520 Projector

XGA (1024x768) 2,000 ANSI Lumens Apr 2013
Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Full HD Release Date
Good text quality
Good picture quality
Average expert reviews
3 Reviews

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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Acer projector is 69% based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, IT and

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Projectors made by Acer have an average rating of 80 out of 100, which is in the top 48% of all multimedia projector brands that we have looked at.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the Acer K520 considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Sound Quality

One person who purchased it concluded that it had good sound quality. Four years ago expert review site wrote “Suitable audio for a small room”.

3D Capable

One owner considered that the Acer K520 had a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this projector “3D capable” but despite that they only scored it 18.2 out of 100.


Good Text Quality

Two customers reckoned that it was good quality. Pc Mag said “Good text quality” in their review of this projector nonetheless they only scored the product 18.2 out of 100. rated the product 6 stars and said “The Acer K520 LeD laser hybrid projector delivers good data image quality”.


Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2013 when this data projector was released.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K520 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector.

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the Pro10100-SD, or the PJD5350LS both from Viewsonic or the Acer H7531D.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer K520 supports full HD, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

We compared all the other data projectors which support full HD to this multimedia projector and we think because of their better review scores, the Sony VPL-HW50ES/W, the Optoma HD30, and the Epson Pro G6770WU are also worth considering.

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The Acer K520 is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also are 3D-ready.

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The Acer K520 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer K520 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

At 20,000 hours, the Acer K520 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type. The service life of lamps of projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,700h.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer K520 is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Acer K520 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2,000 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available including the H7531D, or the H9500BD both from Acer or the Benq LX60ST which all of have better reviews.

Data projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth looking at include the Benq W700+ (2,300 ANSI lumens and higher rated), the Epson 5020UB (2,400 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the LG SA565 (2,500 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766150038040, 00886541508041, 04712196076498, 04712196076504, 08865415080410

Acer K520 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer K520 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.