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Acer P1383W Projector

17000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Jul 2014
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Even in bright rooms, your visuals stay as brilliant as your ideas. After prolonged projector use, colors are still vibrant, contrast high and text crisp thanks to Acer's advanced color... More
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Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website PC Mag scored this Acer projector 70 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this multimedia projector is 90% based on 7 user reviews. This puts this Acer data projector in the top 17% of all the 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years when ranked by average user review score.

Good Picture Quality

Three Acer P1383 reviewers who purchased this projector agreed that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Several Acer P1383 reviewers reckoned that the product was good quality. Dazzerart said on Amazon two years ago “Super picture quality” in their review. Expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review of the Acer P1383 “Its data and video image quality proved suitable for typical presentations”.

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Some Acer P1383 owners who bought it reckoned that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “The Acer P1383W business projector provides good resolution and solid data image quality for boardroom”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

On average Acer 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good reviews as do all projectors produced by Acer.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P1383 supports 3D. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the P1383 do not support 3D.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative multimedia projectors which support 3D currently available including the X1173[pl_2123448_price], the P1173[pl_2123413_price], or the X1383[pl_2194099_price] all from Acer which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer P1383 supports full HD, unlike most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P1383 which do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the P1383, the Acer P1383 has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the P1163[pl_1488785_price], the X1263[pl_1488786_price], and the P1273B[pl_1569832_price] all from Acer which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This multimedia projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 768 (WXGA)|1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)|1440 x 900 (WXGA+)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is typical of many projectors of this type and age.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The Acer P1383 has one of the brightest projector brightnesss (3,100 ANSI lumens) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the P1383 is 3,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 3,100 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer X1383[plb_2194099_price].

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Acer P1383 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the P1383. This projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector compared to most of the projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P1383 which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the P1383 is 4,500h and the longest is 5,000h. When compared to other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Acer P1383's service life of lamp of 5,000 hours is one of the longest.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

Across all the 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P1383 the projector brightness (economic mode)s range from 2,400 ANSI lumens to 2,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness (economic mode) is 2,400 ANSI lumens. The Acer P1383 has one of the brightest projector brightness (economic mode)s (2,480 ANSI lumens) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The quietest noise level (economic mode) of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P1383 is 28dB, the loudest is 30dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 29dB. At only 28 decibels, the Acer P1383 has a fairly quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P1383.

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3 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

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

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Acer P1383 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not support wi-Fi.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Acer P1383 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years. 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the P1383 have weights of between 2kg and 2.7kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1383

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the P1383.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Noise Level

At 31 decibels, the Acer P1383 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P1383.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 31dB noise level projectors currently available including the P1163[pl_1488785_price], or the X1263[pl_1488786_price] both from Acer which has better reviews.

Alternative data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Acer P1273B[plb_1569832_price] (32dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
25 March 2014

The Acer P1383W business projector provides good resolution and solid data image quality for boardroom and classroom alike...

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 26 April 2015 by P. J. Barry
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this because it was WXGA which gives the best resolution in wide screen which is what I wanted for Home Cinema use . A lot of the branded projectors at the budget end of the market are sold... Read more…

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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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00887899280832, 04053162597211, 04712196997595, 04712196997601, 04713147362998, 08878992808322

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