Acer K137 vs Epson PowerLite W29

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Acer K137
Epson PowerLite W29

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
67% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer K137 is a 30,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 20,000h longer than the Epson PowerLite W29 (10,000h).
75% longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer K137 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 15,000h longer than the Epson PowerLite W29 (5,000h).
3D image projection Edit
The Acer K137 supports 3D image projection, but the Epson PowerLite W29 does not. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Full HD projection Edit
The Acer K137 supports Full HD projection, whereas the Epson PowerLite W29 does not. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

20% quieter noise level Edit
The Acer K137 has a noise level of 31dB, however the Epson PowerLite W29 is a 37dB noise level projector (6dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Two built-in speakers Edit
The Acer K137 has two built-in speakers, however the Epson PowerLite W29 only has one built-in speaker.
Lighter Edit
The Acer K137 has a weight of 510g. That's 2.2kg lighter than the Epson PowerLite W29 (2.7kg).
£84 cheaper
The Acer K137 costs £83.75 less than the Epson PowerLite W29.
Available from 11 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
69% cheaper to run
The Acer K137 is £63.73 cheaper to run than the Epson PowerLite W29 over five years. Read more
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 13 user reviews, the Acer K137 has an average review score of 95%, however the Epson PowerLite W29 has an average rating of 93% (based on 3 reviews).
3 Reasons For
2,300 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Acer K137 is only a 700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,300 ANSI lumens dimmer).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Acer K137 only has one USB 2.0 port.
2W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has an RMS rated power of 5W, but the Acer K137 is only a 3W RMS rated power projector (2W lower).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer K137 has a projector brightness of 700 ANSI lumens. That's 2,300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson PowerLite W29 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Acer K137 is one, but the Epson PowerLite W29 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
67% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer K137 is a 3W RMS rated power projector. That's 2W lower than the Epson PowerLite W29 (5W).
12 Reasons Against
2x shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 10,000h, however the Acer K137 is a 30,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (20,000h longer).
Significantly shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, but the Acer K137 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (15,000h longer).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 does not support 3D image projection, but the Acer K137 does. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 does not support Full HD projection, whereas the Acer K137 does. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

6dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 6dB louder than the Acer K137 (37dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

One less built-in speaker Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a one built-in speaker projector, whereas the Acer K137 only has two built-in speakers.
Significantly heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 2.7kg heavy projector, whereas the Acer K137 is a 510g heavy projector (2.2kg lighter).
More expensive by £84
The Epson PowerLite W29 is £83.75 more expensive than the Acer K137.
Fewer sellers
The Epson PowerLite W29 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Acer K137 is stocked by 12 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The Epson PowerLite W29 is one month older than the Acer K137.
Higher running costs over five years by £63.73
The running costs over five years of the Epson PowerLite W29 are £92.57 which is £63.73 more than the Acer K137. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The average user rating of the Epson PowerLite W29 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer K137 is 95% (based on 13 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
01net.com: 4 Star
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 28.84
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 28.84
Purchase price £ 395.00
Total cost of ownership £ 423.84
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 91.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.55
Total running cost £ 92.57
Purchase price £ 478.75
Total cost of ownership £ 571.32
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.14T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
0.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
0.03kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,100 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.02
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.68
Projection Distance
0.60 - 3.20 1.68 - 2.02
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 33 - 320
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
30,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
Lamp Service Life
20,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.9 - 20.28
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
BEST
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
 Full HD projection
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Memory Card
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
BEST
37dB
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
 Windows operating system
 Windows operating system
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB
2D/3D Image Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Supported Audio Format
AAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,PCM,WAV,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
RMS Rated Power
3W 5W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1
Document Format
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 XLS
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 XLS

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 Grey
 White
 Grey
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Typical Power Consumption
90W
BEST
284W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 208W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 230
 120 - 230
 120
 100 - 240
 100
 230
 120 - 230
 120
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
510g
BEST
2.7kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 86mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 245mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 295mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cable Included
 AC
BEST
 AC
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