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Acer X1278H

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Acer X1278H

Acer X1278H
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector
32dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 20000:1 Yes Dec 2015
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Acer X1278H Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Acer X1278H as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
86
Running Costs
$50 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $50 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very short service life of lamp

Acer X1278H In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The X1278H is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the X1278H is $50.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Acer X1278H has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Acer X1278H's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 71% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Acer X1278H's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than 85% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Acer X1278H of 3,800 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 67% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer X1278H supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1278H has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer X1278H of only 3,000h is shorter than 87% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer X1278H has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Acer X1278H of 260W is in the biggest 34% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Acer X1278H does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Acer X1278H has a 3D glasses included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a 3D glasses included.

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3D-Ready

The Acer X1278H is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

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04713392122460, 04713392122477

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