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Acer P1285B

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Acer P1285B

Acer P1285B
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A stunningly quiet and good spec XGA 20000:1 contrast ratio projector, with OK running costs
26dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 20000:1 Yes Feb 2016
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Acer P1285B Review

With very good features, we have scored the Acer P1285B as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$1,300 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 $1,300 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 4% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving 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
Compelling visuals
Wireless works
Handy tools
Smart savings
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Acer P1285B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The P1285B is one of the less economic to run projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the P1285B will cost $1,300 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Acer P1285B has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Acer P1285B's noise level of only 26dB is quieter than 96% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Acer P1285B's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is in the highest 15% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer P1285B of 3,300 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 57% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P1285B supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer P1285B of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 49% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1285B has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1285B has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Acer P1285B's bulb power of only 203W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 73% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1285B has a carrying case. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The Acer P1285B features digital keystone correction, which is unusual. 93% of projectors do not feature digital keystone correction.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer P1285B supports full HD, unlike 63% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer mrjm01100g, acer mrjm011002, acer bcw7za00, acer bcw7zs00, acer p1285b

Barcodes:

04053162949898, 04058154222874, 04713147874972, 04713147874989, 04713147874996, 04713392819339, 04713392819346

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