Acer P1285 TCO
Acer P1285 TCO
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Acer P1285 TCO

A cheap to run and fully featured 20000:1 1024 x 768 projector
20000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Feb 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Acer P1285 TCO Review

With low running costs but mediocre reviews, we have scored the Acer P1285 TCO as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$65 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $65 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Quite quiet noise level

Acer P1285 TCO In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

We checked 815 expert and user reviews (including 160 verified purchases) for Acer projectors and found that on average Acer has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has very good ratings specifically for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Acer data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Carrying Case

The P1285 TCO has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The P1285 TCO has a fairly quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The P1285 TCO has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the P1285 TCO has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The P1285 TCO has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released 17 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2016.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The P1285 TCO has an average 1 year running cost of $65 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjm01100g, acer bcw7za00, acer bcw7zs00, acer p1285b
Barcodes 04713147750412, 04713147750436, 04713147874972