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Overall Score

Acer P1163

A Cheap to Run 17000:1 SVGA (800x600) Multimedia Projector
17000:1 SVGA (800x600) No 31dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Acer P1163 Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Acer P1163 as follows for Our Verdict.
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Not Currently for Sale
7
4 Great Features
38
4 Years Old
67
£81 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
14
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 14?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £81 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 12 new projectors that we have compared it to.
This Acer projector is missing some features:
Only SVGA (800x600) resolution
Very dim projector brightness
Does not have a DVI port
Quite short service life of lamp

Acer P1163 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 831 owner and expert reviews (including 49 verified purchases) for Acer data projectors and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 96% of those that bought a Acer multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P1163 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other latest 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The Acer P1163 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all latest similar spec projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is nHD (640x360).

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of new similar spec projectors range from 3,000 ANSI lumens to 4,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,200 ANSI lumens. At only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1163 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector, the Acer P1163 does not have a DVI port.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1163 has a carrying case. Most of the other recently released projectors also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1163 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other new projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector is 29dB, the loudest is 34dB, and the average noise level is 31dB. With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the Acer P1163 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector range from 2,500h to 5,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,500h. At only 4,500 hours, the Acer P1163 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer P1163 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in May 2013.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the P1163 is £81, which is typical compared to the other 12 new projectors.

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Acer P1163 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer P1163 review we compared this projector to 100 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 330,390 product attributes, 16,086 projector reviews and 2,530,500 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mrjgk11001
Barcodes 04712196602161, 04712196602178

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