Acer X1285
Acer X1285
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Acer X1285

A great value for money and cheap to run 20000:1 1024 x 768 projector
20000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Jun 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Acer X1285 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have scored the Acer X1285 as follows for Summary.
Good Features
2 Years Old
£81 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £81 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 20% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power

Acer X1285 In-Depth Analysis


Acer Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 815 user and expert reviews (including 160 verified purchases) for Acer data projectors and found that on average Acer has very good reviews. We also found that Acer has very good reviews specifically for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer X1285 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer X1285 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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The Acer X1285 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer X1285 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the Acer X1285 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer X1285 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. At only 200 Watts, the Acer X1285 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer X1285 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since June 2015.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The X1285 is one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the X1285 is only £81.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer projector3d, acer mrjlm11002, acer 1024x768, acer p251457p


04053162872189, 04713147829460, 04713147829477, 05054629954775

Acer X1285 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer X1285 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,148 product attributes, 16,148 projector reviews and 2,462,900 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.