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Acer X1383 Projector

17000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 3,100 ANSI Lumens Jan 2014
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Whether you're projecting business presentations, academic lectures or photographs, draw your audience in with immersive 3D. Colours remain balanced and images accurate with advanced Acer... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 17 owner reviews the average owner rating of this multimedia projector is 87%.

Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed this projector concluded that it was easy to use. Ican scored the Acer X1383 very highly and wrote on Amazon in October last year “Projectors are so much joy to use i just wish i had bought one years ago”. Pat mentioned on Amazon “Great 3d, easy to use”.

One Acer X1383 reviewer mentioned that the product was easy to setup. Mr. D. R. Matchett said in their review a few weeks ago “Picture is great and was easy to set up” .

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Three Acer X1383 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Ican mentioned “Glasses arrived today (sunday) thanks amazon & i have to say 3D is amazing, i have watched a bit of avatar & deep sea imax 3d & i can't believe the quality”.

Good Picture Quality

One Acer X1383 reviewer said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon “Found it gives a very good picture with strong colours in a largish domestic room” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good High Def TV

One Acer X1383 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Ican said “Amazing amazing hd projector, PS3, PC, Video files all look stunning”.

Good Product Quality

One Acer X1383 reviewer who bought this projector considered that it was good quality.

Acer Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

On average Acer 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all multimedia projectors produced by Acer.


Supports 3D

The Acer X1383 supports 3D. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1383 do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer X1383 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider include the Acer H5380[plb_2123447_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the Acer X1383 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. Across all the 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the X1383 the projector brightnesss range from 3,000 ANSI lumens to 3,100 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago is 4,500h and the longest is 5,000h. The Acer X1383 has one of the longer service life of lamps (5,000 hours) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Two years ago Mai Thanh Son wrote in her Acer X1383 review “A bit bulky”.

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the X1383, the Acer X1383 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Acer X1383 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the X1383 also do not support wi-Fi.

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The lightest projector of a similar age and spec to the X1383 is 2kg heavy and the heaviest is 2.7kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Acer X1383 is one of the heavier 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the X1383 amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer X1383

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the X1383.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Full HD
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Plug and Play
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Content
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

User Reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2016 by Mr. D. R. Matchett | 44 Comments

It was touch and go at first as the projector made a high pitch noise from the fan which would go away when you knocked the unit gently, but then would come back. After some short term use, this... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by Max
(Verified Purchase)

Nice projector, nice and bright, easy controls compared to an older Epson I tried the reds seemed a little washed out.

Reviewed 21 June 2016 by LM Ridley
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic piece of kit...

Reviewed 9 April 2016 by A. Magrini
(Verified Purchase)

Veyr good quality, great price. Problem with zooming in but overall great one...

Reviewed 17 March 2016 by JR
(Verified Purchase)

Very good value projector. Securely packaged and delivered as promise.

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Steve
(Verified Purchase)

What a projector. Thought I'd bought the one for our local cinema. I love it!

Reviewed 29 November 2015 by Jay
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this projector for my local community centre and I must say, I was very impressed, it was very bright in the building but you could still see the screen really clearly, even on a beige... Read more…

Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Lee W.
(Verified Purchase)

Found this projector rather pixelated compaired to other models especially for gaming...

Reviewed 9 October 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Found it gives a very good picture with strong colours in a largish domestic room...

Reviewed 29 September 2015 by Iyke Diala
(Verified Purchase)

Seems ok...

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Total running cost over 5 years $56.90
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer x1383, acer x1383w, acer x1383wh, switches x1383, switches x1383w, switches x1383wh
Barcodes 04713147089840, 04713147089857, 05054230708019