Acer X1173
Acer X1173
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Acer X1173

An extremely economical to run 17000:1 800 x 600 projector with passable features
17000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 30dB Mar 2014
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Acer X1173 Review

With very low running costs but average features, we have ranked the Acer X1173 number 996 across all projectors.
Average Features
$55 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 42?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $55 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 10% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power

Acer X1173 In-Depth Analysis



The Acer X1173 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1173 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Acer X1173's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 37% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer X1173 of only 30dB is quite quiet compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Acer X1173's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 8% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer X1173 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Acer X1173 has an 800 x 600 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer X1173 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The X1173 is one of the most economic to run projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on passable energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the X1173 will cost only $55 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer 13g020303110, acer x1173a


04053162597266, 04713147032914