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Acer P1285 TCO

69

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Acer P1285 TCO

Acer P1285 TCO
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A good spec and very economical to run quiet XGA data projector
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 20000:1 Yes Feb 2016
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Acer P1285 TCO Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Acer P1285 TCO as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
92
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $41 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 16% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Acer P1285 TCO In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the P1285 TCO will cost only $41 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The P1285 TCO has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. 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 average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the P1285 TCO of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 14% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Acer P1285 TCO of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the P1285 TCO of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 51% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The P1285 TCO has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The P1285 TCO's service life of lamp of 4,000h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 63% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

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

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The P1285 TCO's bulb power of only 200W is in the smallest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Has a Carrying Case

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

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

04713147750412, 04713147750436

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