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Acer P1287 Projector

17000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB Jan 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
With WXGA resolution1, high brightness, high contrast and Acer Color Technology, your presentations will be more compelling with sharper texts and vibrant images, even from a distance. Combined... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Acer P1287 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Dazzerart mentioned on Amazon “Super picture quality” in their Acer P1287 review and scored it very highly.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 655 expert and user reviews for Acer projectors and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Supports Full HD

The Acer P1287 supports full HD. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the P1287 also support full HD.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P1287 supports 3D. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the P1287 also support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support 3D including the Acer P1387W ($740.20).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago, the Acer P1287 has a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might also want to look at including the Acer P1387W ($740.20).

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Projectors that have been on the market for more than a year have projector brightnesss of between 3,200 ANSI lumens and 4,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens. At 4,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1287 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the P1287.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Acer P1287 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by data projectors of this spec and age. This multimedia projector also supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA). Across all comparable spec data projectors that were released one year ago the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Very High Vertical Synchronization (max)

With a vertical synchronization (max) of 120 kilohertz, the Acer P1287 has one of the highest vertical synchronization (max)s amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The vertical synchronization (max)s of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the P1287 range from 0.12kHz to 120kHz, and the average vertical synchronization (max) is 30kHz.

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Very Big Bulb Power

When compared to other multimedia projectors of this age and spec, the Acer P1287's bulb power of 260 Watts is one of the biggest. Similar spec projectors that were released one year ago have bulb powers of between 200W and 260W, and the average bulb power is 240W.

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9 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was not noisy. Craig wrote in his review of this projector two years ago “I am used to it after havin the noisy Optoma”.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many data projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Acer P1287 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Loud Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year the noise levels range from 26dB to 34dB, and the average noise level is 31dB. When compared to other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the P1287, the noise level of the Acer P1287 of 34 decibels is one of the loudest.

Alternative data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Acer P1387W ($740.20) (34dB).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P1287 is 4,000h and the longest is 6,000h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 4,000 hours, the Acer P1287 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst projectors of this age.

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Heavy

The average weight of data projectors that came out around the same time as the P1287 is 2.4kg, and the weights range from 2.3kg to 2.5kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Acer P1287 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the P1287.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Acer P1287 is a one HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The Acer P1287 is a one number of built-in speakers multimedia projector. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the P1287 have one number of built-in speakers.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

The smallest matrix size of projectors of a similar type and age to the P1287 is 0.45", the biggest is 0.96", and the average matrix size is 0.64". The Acer P1287 has a fairly small matrix size (only 0.55 inches) compared to most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1287

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market for over two years.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The Acer P1287 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 5 March 2016 by Strolls
(Verified Purchase)

Very good projector.

Reviewed 5 November 2015 by Paul Edwards
(Verified Purchase)

We purchased as a replacement for our failing church projector. We are extremely pleased, it gives a bright, crisp picture.

Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Daniel
(Verified Purchase)

It was a great little projector for the price, but being picky as I am I couldn't help but notice the pronounced "rainbow" effect and poor black levels. If you're not someone that notices... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2014 by Dazzerart
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing projector... super picture quality.... well worth the money!

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by Craig
(Verified Purchase)

I have been looking for a new projector for a while now to replace my Optoma HD600x as the chip failed after 3 years, I considered the BenQ, Panasonic and the acer all around the

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Electricity cost when switched on $80.31
Electricity cost when on standby $2.80
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Total running cost over 5 years $83.11
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 1024x768, apple 1024x768, acer mrjl411001, acer mrjl411002
Barcodes 04053162692466, 04713147631216, 04713147631223, 04713147631230

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