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Acer P1385W

Acer P1385W Projector

WXGA (1280x800) 30dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Apr 2015
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Acer Essential series projectors are best value projectors ideal for everyday use, at work or home. Make your presentations more compelling and entertainment more exciting with high brightness,... More
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Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 655 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its data projectors compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P1385W has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the P1385W.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at include a cheaper multimedia projector such as the Optoma W310[plb_2809879_price] or you might consider a better rated multimedia projector such as the LG PW800[plb_2938112_price].

There are a number of other data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at including the Infocus SP1080[plb_3696418_price].

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Supports 3D

Like most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the P1385W, the Acer P1385W supports 3D.

There are a number of other projectors which support 3D currently available which you might want to look at including the Optoma W310[plb_2809879_price] which is cheaper; or the LG PW800[plb_2938112_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support 3D that you might also want to consider including the Infocus SP1080[plb_3696418_price].

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Acer P1385W is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA).

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution amongst all projectors of a comparable type and age to the P1385W.

Amongst similar types of projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Acer P1385W is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Acer P1385W is a two HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors that were released more than a year ago only have one HDMI ports quantity.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors of a similar age and spec to the P1385W range from 22dB to 39dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. The Acer P1385W has a fairly quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the P1385W.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Infocus IN114[plb_2875851_price] (32dB), or the Optoma W310[plb_2809879_price] (29dB) which is also cheaper.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Acer P1385W has a greater number of supported image formats than most projectors of a comparable age and spec to it. This data projector supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec projectors that have been available for more than a year. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the Acer P1385W is one of the lighter projectors of a similar spec and age to the P1385W amongst data projectors of this age. The weights of data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P1385W range from 9.7g to 18kg.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The quietest noise level (economic mode) of projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the P1385W is 21dB and the loudest is 36dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 26 decibels, the Acer P1385W has a fairly quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the P1385W.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the P1385W, the Acer P1385W does not support full HD.

It is worth considering alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Infocus IN119HD[plb_2875969_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most data projectors of this spec and age do not support wi-Fi. The Acer P1385W is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this data projector to all the other data projectors with a wi-Fi and we think the Sony MP-CL1[plb_3151534_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Low Vertical Synchronization (max)

At only 0.12 kilohertz, the Acer P1385W has a quite low vertical synchronization (max) compared to most of the other data projectors that were launched more than a year ago. Data projectors of a comparable type and age to the P1385W have vertical synchronization (max)s of between 0.12kHz and 120kHz, and the average vertical synchronization (max) is 83kHz.

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Only AAC++ Audio Formats Supported

This projector audio formats supported, which is the most frequently found audio formats supported on multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most projectors of this type and age have one USB 2.0 ports quantity, including the Acer P1385W which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The Acer P1385W is a one audio (L,R) in projector.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

Most projectors of a comparable age and type to the P1385W have one number of built-in speakers, including the Acer P1385W which has one number of built-in speakers.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1385W

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this multimedia projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1385W has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than a year.

We compared all the other 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors to this data projector and we think the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price], and the Infocus IN119HD[plb_2875969_price] which has better reviews; or the Infocus IN114[plb_2875851_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the NEC V332X[plb_3241591_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens), or the Infocus SP1080[plb_3696418_price] (3,500 ANSI lumens).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors of this spec and age.

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Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Number of Colours
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
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
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC in (D-Sub)
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Other Features
Audio Input
Audio Output

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $61.15
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years $61.15
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 20k1, acer p1385, code p1385, acer p1385w, code p1385w, acer p238841, acer p1385wb, code p1385wb, special p1385, acer p238841p, acer 1280x800, warranty p1385, acer mrjlk1100, special p1385w, acer mrjlk1100g, warranty p1385w, special p1385wb, acer mrjlk1100h, mrjlq11001 p1385, warranty p1385wb, mrjlk11001 p1385, mrjlk11001 p1385w, mrjlq11001 p1385w, mrjlq11001 p1385wb
Barcodes 04053162931725, 04058154140857, 04713143736557, 04713147778799, 04713147875115, 04713392819568, 04713392819575, 05054629947272

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