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Acer P1173 Projector

17000:1 SVGA (800x600) 3,000 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Projector Brightness Built-In Speaker Release Date
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Acer P1173 SVGA DLP Projector, 3000 Lumens, 3D, White Quick Review

11 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This Acer data projector received an expert rating of 80% from macnn.com. It seems that projector experts are not that keen on this data projector.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector rated it as 86%.

Acer Projectors Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer projectors and also specifically for Acer 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other data projectors of this spec and age, the Acer P1173 supports 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1173 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the P1173 also have a built-in speaker.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

This projector supports a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is the most frequently supported graphics resolution on 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very High Maximum Vertical Synchronization

With a maximum vertical synchronization of 120 kilohertz, the Acer P1173 has one of the highest maximum vertical synchronization amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The maximum vertical synchronization of projectors of a comparable age and type to the P1173 range from 0.12kHz to 120kHz, and the average maximum vertical synchronization is 36kHz.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors of a comparable age and type to the P1173 the noise levels range from 29dB to 32dB. With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Acer P1173 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 3 Watts, the Acer P1173 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the P1173 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 3W, and the average RMS rated power is 2.3W.

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Very Light

At only 2 kilograms, the Acer P1173 is quite light compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type. Multimedia projectors of this age and type have weights of between 2kg and 2.7kg, and the average weight is 2.3kg.

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Very Narrow

At only 264 millimeters, the Acer P1173 is quite narrow compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the P1173. The narrowest similar spec multimedia projector that has been around for a comparable time to the P1173 is 260mm wide and the widest is 320mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One Acer P1173 reviewer thought this projector was not good quality. Macnn.com mentioned in their Acer P1173 review “Poor speaker quality”.

Not Robust

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was not easy to damage or scratch.

A Bit Expensive

A few customers reckoned that the Acer P1173 was not cheap. Macnn.com said last year “Doesn't damage walls, inexpensive and easy to mount” in their review of the Acer P1173 but even so they gave this projector a score of 4 stars. Macnn.com also mentioned “Expensive lamp bulb replacement”.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P1173, the Acer P1173 does not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most projectors of this spec and age do not support WiFi connectivity. The Acer P1173 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer P1173 is SVGA (800x600). That's 53% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all data projectors that were released around the same time as the P1173 the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is VGA (640x480).

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Very Low Number of Colours

The lowest number of colours of projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P1173 is 1M and the highest is 1,100M. The Acer P1173 has one of the lower numbers of colours (only 1.07 million) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1173

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the P1173 is £77, which is typical compared to the other 10 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1173 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the P1173.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Video
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Performance
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
AC Input Voltage
Battery
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Other Features
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(1)
8 December 2015

Everyone loves big screen TVs, right? But what if you're not willing to drop a couple grand on the latest flat screen TV? What if you're feeling a little dubious about taking the time to mount... Read more…

Inexpensive compared to flat screen TVs and smart projectors
Doesn't damage walls, inexpensive and easy to mount
Bright light can even be used in welllit rooms
Poor speaker quality
Expensive lamp bulb replacement
Runs at high temperature

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 24 September 2014 by AlexHG00
AlexHG00 would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

This is my first projector purchase and I get impressed with the image quality and functions it has this device. Built in HDTV, HDMI, VGA, S-Video, 3D display and speakers....wich are the only not... Read more…

Durable
Easy To Set Up
Good Focus
Lightweight
Powerful
Reviewed 9 September 2014 by Professoronthego
Professoronthego would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

The projector is lightweight and easy to carry. Sets up quickly and has a great picture...

Reviewed 10 November 2014 by IllinoisHS
IllinoisHS would recommend the Acer P1173

Projector was shipped and delivered within 3 days. Everything said about the projector in the description was accurate. Very pleased with the overall product and ordering experience...

Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Anonymous

We use this projector in our Sunday School class and it works very well. The images are bright and very clear...

Reviewed 7 May 2015 by SJosey77
SJosey77 would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this to show clients my work for photography and it has been wonderful! I love being able to show them what a wall portrait size truly is instead of just a proof. This projector was so... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjh511002
Barcodes 00012301585278, 00013201101834, 00013201101858, 00085415741625, 00132018331842, 00803982791269, 00809392595572, 00887899297359, 04053162597259, 04713147022298, 04713147022304, 04713147022311, 05054230598467, 08878992973594, 09154403221393

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