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Acer P1383W Projector

17000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Oct 2014
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Even in bright rooms, your presentations will shine as brilliantly as your ideas. After prolonged projector use, colors and text will still be vibrant and crisp, thanks to Acer's advanced color... More
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18 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review site PC Mag scored this projector 70 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector on average 90%. This projector in the top 17% of all the projectors of this type and age when ranked by user rating.

Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the P1383 is only £76 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 10 projectors that came out more than two years ago.

Good Picture Quality

Some people who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Three people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Dazzerart rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Super picture quality”. Two years ago Pcmag.com wrote “Its data and video image quality proved suitable for typical presentations”.

Robust

Some Acer P1383 reviewers said that it was well made. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Acer P1383 “The Acer P1383W business projector provides good resolution and solid data image quality for boardroom” .

Reasonably Priced

One person who bought the product concluded that it was good value for money. Pcmag.com said in their Acer P1383 review “A business projector equally at home in a conference room or classroom, is a solid performer available at a reasonable price” and rated this projector 70 out of 100.

Acer Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

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

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Acer P1383 supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the P1383 do not support Full HD projection.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age, the Acer P1383 supports 3D image projection.

Other data projectors which support 3D image projection currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the H5380[pl_2123447_price], or the X1383[pl_2194099_price] both from Acer.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the P1383, the Acer P1383 has a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including the H5380[pl_2123447_price], the P1273[pl_1569832_price], or the X1383[pl_2194099_price] all from Acer which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

This projector supports a graphics resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 768 (WXGA)|1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)|1440 x 900 (WXGA+)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1383 has a very bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the P1383. The average projector brightness of data projectors of a similar type and age to the P1383 is 3,000 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightness range from 3,000 ANSI lumens to 3,100 ANSI lumens.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness projectors and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer X1383[plb_2194099_price] is also worth considering.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Acer P1383 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports than most of the data projectors of this type and age. Most of the projectors that are a comparable age to the P1383 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however this projector has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Very High Number of Colours

Data projectors of this type and age have numbers of colours of between 1M and 1,100M. The Acer P1383 has a very high number of colours (1,070 million) compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the P1383.

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Very Long Lamp Service Life

The Acer P1383 has a very long lamp service life (5,000 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were launched more than two years ago. The lamp service lives of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the P1383 range from 4,500h to 5,000h.

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Very Bright Brightness in Economy Mode

At 2,480 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1383 has a very bright brightness in economy mode compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P1383. The average brightness in economy mode of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the P1383 is 2,400 ANSI lumens, and the brightness in economy mode range from 2,400 ANSI lumens to 2,500 ANSI lumens.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

At only 28 decibels, the Acer P1383 has a fairly quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the P1383. The average noise level in economy mode of 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 29dB.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Acer P1383 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Heavy

17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years have weights of between 2kg and 2.7kg, and the average weight is 2.3kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Acer P1383 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Wide

Similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the P1383 have widths of between 260mm and 320mm, and the average width is 280mm. The Acer P1383 is one of the widest projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the P1383 (314 millimeters) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the multimedia projectors of this spec and age the optical zooms range from 1.1x to 2.1x, and the average optical zoom is 1.4x. At only 1.1 times zoom factor, the Acer P1383 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the P1383.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1383

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector has been on the market for over two years.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Average Noise Level

The Acer P1383 has a relatively typical noise level (31 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to the P1383.

Other 31dB noise level projectors currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer X1383[plb_2194099_price].

Alternative multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Acer P1273[plb_1569832_price] (32dB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Brightness in Economy Mode
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
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 Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Input
PC Audio Input
PC Audio Output
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Product Type
Display
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Battery
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Cable Included
Other Features
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(1)
25 March 2014

The Acer P1383W business projector provides good resolution and solid data image quality for boardroom and classroom alike...

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 26 April 2015 by P. J. Barry
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this because it was WXGA which gives the best resolution in wide screen which is what I wanted for Home Cinema use . A lot of the branded projectors at the budget end of the market are sold... Read more…

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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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 p1383w, oem p1383, acer p1383, oem p1383w, acer p1383w, oem asc1037705asx03
Barcodes 00012301516517, 00887899280832, 04053162597211, 04712196997595, 04712196997601, 04713147362998, 08878992808322

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