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Acer P1185

67

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Acer P1185

Acer P1185
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A good spec but 3 year old quiet WUXGA data projector, with moderate running costs
30dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 20000:1 Yes Apr 2015
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Acer P1185 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Acer P1185 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$1,400 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $1,400 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Bright and vivid
Acer dust shield
Convenient and flexible
Eco-smart
Smaller than average bulb power
Does not support full HD

Acer P1185 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the P1185 is $1,400 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Acer P1185 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer P1185 of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 84% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Acer P1185's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 84% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer P1185 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 49% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1185 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Acer P1185's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 63% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P1185 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1185 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Acer P1185 of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 78% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer P1185 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1185 has a carrying case. 82% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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3D-Ready

The Acer P1185 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The Acer P1185 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer elen32bqaaerx3, acer 4713147698059, acer mrjl811002, acer mrjl81100n, acer mrjl811001, acer mrjl81100m, acer cq03zs00, acer p251464p, acer cq03za00, acer 800x600

Barcodes:

04053162931701, 04713147698059, 04713147698066, 04713392819148, 04713392819155, 05054629954768

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