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Acer X1285

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Acer X1285

Acer X1285
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A good spec but 2 year old quiet XGA multimedia projector, with alright running costs
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 20000:1 Yes Jun 2015
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Acer X1285 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Acer X1285 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
64
Running Costs
$1,200 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 data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $1,200 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 4% of all 2,027 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data 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
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Bright and vivid
Acer dust shield
Convenient and flexible
Eco-smart
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Acer X1285 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the X1285 is $1,200 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Acer X1285 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Acer X1285 of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 19% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Acer X1285 of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 14% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer X1285 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 43% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer X1285 of 4,000h is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 39% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer X1285 supports 3D, unlike 59% of data projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1285 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer X1285 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Acer X1285 of only 200W is smaller than 82% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer X1285 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer X1285 has a carrying case. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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HD-Ready

The Acer X1285 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer mrjlm11002

Barcodes:

04053162872189, 04713147829460, 04713147829477, 05054629954775

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