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Acer P1287 Projector

17000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB Jan 2015
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Noise Level Release Date
With WXGA resolution1, high brightness, high contrast and Acer Color Technology, your presentations will be more compelling with sharper texts and vibrant images, even from a distance. Combined... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Acer P1287 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Dazzerart mentioned on Amazon “Super picture quality” in their Acer P1287 review and scored it very highly.

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

Acer is one of the superior multimedia projector brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Acer also has good reviews for its 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Acer P1287 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the P1287 do not support Full HD projection.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the P1287, the Acer P1287 supports 3D image projection.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also support 3D image projection to this data projector and we think the Acer P1387W[plb_2775874_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the P1287, the Acer P1287 has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Acer P1387W[plb_2775874_price].

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Acer P1287 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by data projectors of a similar type and age to the P1287. Across all multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P1287 the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Very Big Lamp Power

The Acer P1287 has one of the biggest lamp power (260 Watts) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The average lamp power of projectors of a comparable type and age to the P1287 is 240W.

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Narrow

The Acer P1287 is one of the narrower data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the P1287 (only 314 millimeters) amongst projectors of this age. Similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the P1287 have widths of between 100mm and 670mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was not noisy. Craig wrote in his review of this projector two years ago “I am used to it after havin the noisy Optoma”.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Acer P1287 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P1287 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

With a service life of lamp in economic mode of only 4,000 hours, the Acer P1287 has one of the shorter service life of lamp in economic mode amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The service life of lamp in economic mode of data projectors of a similar age and type to the P1287 range from 4,000h to 6,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 4,700h.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most projectors of this age and spec have one HDMI port, including the Acer P1287 which has one HDMI port.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the data projectors of this age and type the RMS rated power range from 10W to 20W. The Acer P1287 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the P1287.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1287 is a one built-in speaker data projector.

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Very Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

The noise level in economy mode of the Acer P1287 of 34 decibels is one of the loudest amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the P1287. Across all the multimedia projectors that were released one year ago the noise levels in economy mode range from 27dB to 34dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 30dB.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

Across all the projectors of a similar age and type to the P1287 the matrix sizes range from 0.45" to 0.96", and the average matrix size is 0.64". At only 0.55 inches, the Acer P1287 has a fairly small matrix size compared to most of the other projectors that were released one year ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1287

Running Costs Are Average

The P1287 is typical compared to the other 6 multimedia projectors of a similar type and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the P1287 will cost £110 over 1 year to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Acer projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1287 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the P1287.

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Noise Level

The Acer P1287 has a relatively standard noise level (29 decibels) compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the P1287.

Other projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Acer P1387W[plb_2775874_price] (34dB).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
PC Audio Input
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Output
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Battery
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Other Features
Technical Details

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 5 March 2016 by Strolls
(Verified Purchase)

Very good projector.

Reviewed 5 November 2015 by Paul Edwards
(Verified Purchase)

We purchased as a replacement for our failing church projector. We are extremely pleased, it gives a bright, crisp picture.

Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Daniel
(Verified Purchase)

It was a great little projector for the price, but being picky as I am I couldn't help but notice the pronounced "rainbow" effect and poor black levels. If you're not someone that notices... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2014 by Dazzerart
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing projector... super picture quality.... well worth the money!

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by Craig
(Verified Purchase)

I have been looking for a new projector for a while now to replace my Optoma HD600x as the chip failed after 3 years, I considered the BenQ, Panasonic and the acer all around the

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Electricity cost when switched on £105.76
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £109.45
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 1024x768, apple 1024x768, acer mrjl411001, acer mrjl411002
Barcodes 04053162692466, 04713147631216, 04713147631223, 04713147631230

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