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Acer X1240

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Acer X1240

$549.99
Acer X1240
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An astonishingly cheap and classic quiet XGA projector, with great features and very low running costs
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 Yes Sep 2013
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Acer X1240 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Acer X1240 number 14 across all projectors.
97
Reviews
8 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Running Costs
$53 Over 5 Years
89
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 95%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Acer projector has running costs of $53 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The X1240 has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Supports 3D
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Fascinating
Flexible
Convenient
Eco focus

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $489.99 at Newegg US 36 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Acer X1240 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Staggeringly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $549.99 it is still cheaper than 76% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The X1240 has an average 5 year running cost of $53 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Acer X1240 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer X1240 of only 30dB is in the quietest 19% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Acer X1240's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 43% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer X1240 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Acer X1240 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Acer X1240's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than 71% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1240 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer X1240 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer X1240 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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HD-Ready

The Acer X1240 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Acer X1240's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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3D-Ready

The Acer X1240 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer X1240 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer x1240

Barcodes:

00012304539964, 00088021517714, 00780589083624, 00886541635518, 00971485489720, 04712196226152, 04712196226169, 04712196555467, 04712196555474, 08865416355180

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