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Acer P1285

78

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Acer P1285

$416.75
Acer P1285
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A good value for money and very economical to run quiet 1080p multimedia projector, with good features
30dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 20000:1 Yes May 2015
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Acer P1285 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Acer P1285 number 350 across all projectors.
85
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
92
Running Costs
$42 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $42 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Bright and vivid
Acer dust shield
Convenient and flexible
Eco-smart
Smaller than average bulb power

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Acer P1285 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 P1285 of £389.99 ($389.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $26.76.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the P1285 will cost only $42 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Acer P1285 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Acer P1285's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 83% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Acer P1285 of 20,000 is higher than 84% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 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 P1285 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 43% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P1285 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1285 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Acer P1285's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 36% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1285 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Acer P1285 of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 78% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1285 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer P1285 supports full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Acer P1285 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer p1285b

Barcodes:

00887899863233, 00887899923173, 04053162931718, 04713147750412, 04713147750429, 04713147874972, 04713392819209, 04713392819216

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