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Acer S1383 Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Nov 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $65.36 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Robust
Inferior picture quality

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This data projector received a score of 70 out of 100 from expert review website PC Mag.

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 820 owner and expert reviews (including 17 verified purchases) for Acer multimedia projectors and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 93% of those that bought a Acer data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Robust

One owner who reviewed the Acer S1383 wrote that it was well made. Pcmag.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “The S1383WHne$757.00 at Amazon provides sharp text and a solid range of connection choices”.

Good Text Quality

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Pc Mag gave this projector a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their Acer S1383 review on PC Mag “Good text quality”.


Good Sound Quality

One owner wrote that it had good sound quality.

Inferior Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it considered that it did not have good picture quality. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “Though its overall image quality is mediocre” however they rated it 4 stars out of 5.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer S1383 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the MX819ST ($749.00), or the MX842 both from Benq or the Optoma ML800.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed this projector said that it was noisy. Pc Mag gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this projector “Loud, good-quality audio”.

Loud, Good-Quality Audio

One person who reviewed this projector said that it was noisy. Pc Mag gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this projector “Loud, good-quality audio”.


Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Acer S1383 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years is 1080p (1920x1080) and the worst is SVGA (800x600).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer S1383 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this data projector.

Data projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the Benq MW724 (3,700 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Acer S1383 has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the Acer S1383 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector. The quietest noise level of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector is 26dB and the loudest is 40dB.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer S1383 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer S1383 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support full HD.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the Epson EH-TW5100, the Acer S1283, or the Benq MW820ST which is also higher rated.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector, the Acer S1383 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The Acer S1383 has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 4,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector. The average service life of lamp of similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector is 4,600h.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers applearcticbelkincanonciscocreativeenergy s13, acer s1383whne, home s1383whne, acer s1283hne, acer bcw5zs00, acer 1280x800, acer bcw5za00
Barcodes 04053162597402, 04713147280636, 04713147280643, 04713147280650, 05054629947111, 08878995123088

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$ 749.00 $0.00
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