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Acer X1240
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Acer X1240 Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB Sep 2013
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Deliver your bright ideas effectively with an Essential Series projector. Fine visuals and easy-to-use, long-lasting technology help you maximize the power of your thoughts, while adhering to your... More
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8 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 8 owner reviews this multimedia projector has an outstanding overall owner rating.

Acer Projectors Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer data projectors and also specifically for Acer 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other brands.

Supports 3D

The Acer X1240 supports 3D, unlike most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the X1240 which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer X1240 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Acer X1240 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the X1240. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this multimedia projector. In addition, this Acer multimedia projector support supported graphics resolutionss 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) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the X1240 supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the X1240 have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Acer X1240 which has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Acer X1240 has a quite quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The quietest noise level of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the X1240 is 27dB, the loudest is 49dB, and the average noise level is 35dB.

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Very Light

At only 2 kilograms, the Acer X1240 is fairly light compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the X1240. The lightest data projector of this type and age is 360g heavy and the heaviest is 54kg.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer X1240 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were released around the same time as the X1240 also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X1240 do not support wi-Fi. The Acer X1240 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

Other projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Benq W1500[plb_1561671_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Projectors of this age and spec have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W. At only 190 Watts, the Acer X1240 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the X1240.

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Very Low Vertical Synchronization (max)

With a vertical synchronization (max) of only 0.12 kilohertz, the Acer X1240 has one of the lower vertical synchronization (max)s amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The lowest vertical synchronization (max) of multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the X1240 is 0.085kHz, the highest is 150kHz, and the average vertical synchronization (max) is 73kHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most multimedia projectors of this type and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Acer X1240 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer X1240

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the X1240.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The Acer X1240 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens, the Acer X1240 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the X1240.

Multimedia projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the NEC NP-M282[plb_2338575_price] (2,800 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Capability
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
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
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Plug and Play
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
S-Video Port

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 29 January 2014 by James A.
(Verified Purchase)

Buy this...

Reviewed 8 September 2013 by Darrell H.
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this as the best ROI I could find,. with a Newegg coupon for a good discount. My use for this is about monthly so in theory it should last a good long time. Newegg shipping was prompt...

Reviewed 22 January 2014 by David F.
(Verified Purchase)

I got this projector on sale and the deal included a free self-standing projection screen, so I am thrilled with what I got. When you are shopping for a projector, you need to consider not only... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2013 by Jesse W.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall this projector is amazing and I love using it whenever I get the chance. From watching television, playing games, or even just surfing the web on my laptop it is just an amazing item to... Read more…

Reviewed 3 October 2013 by Davis C.
(Verified Purchase)

I was amazed at the quality of the picture this projector produced from out-of-the-box. This unit was purchased for business purposes; however, over the weekend we had a backyard movie party; and,... Read more…

Reviewed 20 September 2013 by Greg H.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall, I got it for $300 with the free Acer 5'x4' projector screen. Great value and would definitely recommend...

Reviewed 14 February 2015 by Mark M.
(Verified Purchase)

Would buy again...

Reviewed 15 January 2014 by Michael K.
(Verified Purchase)

It also came with a free 4x5 screen that is amazing in quality! Great deal on this package!

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Electricity cost when switched on $56.60
Electricity cost when on standby $5.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $62.02
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0.42T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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

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