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Acer P1285B

20000:1 XGA (1024x768) projector
20000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 26dB Nov 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Acer P1285B Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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8 Great Features
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8 Months Old
66
£83 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

With it being less than a year since it was released by Acer, this multimedia projector features some of the latest multimedia projector technology. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £83 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 43 recently released comparable spec projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Supports full HD
Does not have a DVI port

Acer P1285B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Has Good Data Projector Reviews

We checked 831 expert and owner reviews for Acer projectors and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.


Features

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer P1285B does not have a DVI port. Most of the other new 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer P1285B supports full HD. Most of the other recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector the noise levels range from 22dB to 37dB. At only 26 decibels, the Acer P1285B has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other latest comparable spec projectors.

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Supports H.264, MPEG and 4 More Video Formats Supported

The number of supported video formats on the Acer P1285B is more than most new similar spec projectors. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this multimedia projector. The video formats supported H.264, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4 and VC-1 are also supported by this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1285B has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Acer P1285B is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1285B has a carrying case, as do most of the other recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Acer P1285B has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer P1285B is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1285B has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P1285B has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other latest 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Only Released Eight Months Ago

Being released just eight months ago, this multimedia projector is likely to use better technology.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The P1285B has an average running cost of £83 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 43 recently released comparable spec projectors.

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Acer P1285B Review Sources

To prepare this Acer P1285B 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 330,665 product attributes, 16,123 projector reviews and 2,426,600 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 acer bcw7za00, acer bcw7zs00, acer p1285b
Barcodes 04713147874972, 04713392819339, 04713392819346

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