Acer K138ST vs Canon LV-WX300

Acer K138ST
Canon LV-WX300

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
22,000h longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Acer K138ST is 30,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Canon LV-WX300 is only an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (22,000h shorter).
15,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Acer K138ST is a 20,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Canon LV-WX300 is only a 5,000h lamp service life projector (15,000h shorter).
3D Edit
The Acer K138ST supports 3D, but the Canon LV-WX300 does not support 3D. 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.

Six times lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Acer K138ST is a 38W power consumption (in economy mode) projector. That's 222W lower than the Canon LV-WX300 (260W).
Vastly lighter Edit
The Acer K138ST has a weight of 750g, however the Canon LV-WX300 is a 5kg heavy projector (4.3kg heavier).
12 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
74% cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer K138ST is £73.71 cheaper to run than the Canon LV-WX300. Read more
7 Reasons For
Significantly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Canon LV-WX300 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Acer K138ST is only an 800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Full HD Edit
The Canon LV-WX300 supports full HD, but the Acer K138ST does not support full HD. 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Canon LV-WX300 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Acer K138ST only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Canon LV-WX300 is three, but the Acer K138ST only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Canon LV-WX300 has an ethernet LAN, but the Acer K138ST does not.
Cheaper by £141
The Canon LV-WX300 is £140.71 cheaper than the Acer K138ST.
Better selling
The Canon LV-WX300 ranks No. 182088 by number of sales, whereas the Acer K138ST ranks No. 368718.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Vastly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer K138ST has a projector brightness of 800 ANSI lumens, however the Canon LV-WX300 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,200 ANSI lumens brighter).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Acer K138ST does not support full HD, however the Canon LV-WX300 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Acer K138ST is one, but the Canon LV-WX300 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Acer K138ST is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Canon LV-WX300 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Acer K138ST does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Canon LV-WX300 has an ethernet LAN.
More expensive by £141
The Acer K138ST is £140.71 more expensive than the Canon LV-WX300.
Less popular
The Acer K138ST is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 368718 by number of sales in our projectors, however the Canon LV-WX300 ranks No. 182088.
8 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Canon LV-WX300 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 8,000h, however the Acer K138ST is a 30,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (22,000h longer).
15,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
Canon LV-WX300 is only 5,000h lamp service life, but the Acer K138ST is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (15,000h longer).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Canon LV-WX300 does not support 3D, but the Acer K138ST supports 3D. 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.

86% higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
Canon LV-WX300 is 260W power consumption (in economy mode). That's 222W higher than the Acer K138ST (260W).
4.3kg heavier Edit
The Canon LV-WX300 is a 5kg heavy projector, whereas the Acer K138ST is a 750g heavy projector (4.3kg lighter).
Fewer sellers
The Canon LV-WX300 is only stocked by 8 sellers, but the Acer K138ST is stocked by 20 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by four months
The Canon LV-WX300 is four months older than the Acer K138ST.
£73.71 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Canon LV-WX300 are £99.35 which is £73.71 more than the Acer K138ST over five years. Show assumptions.

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 25.64
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 25.64
Purchase price £ 459.99
Total cost of ownership £ 485.63
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 99.35
Purchase price £ 319.28
Total cost of ownership £ 418.63
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.13T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.13 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
3
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.49T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 100000:1
BEST
 100000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
800 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
0.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
0.03kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.4 - 1.7 0.282 - 0.445
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
25 - 100 80 - 100
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
30,000h
BEST
8,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 230W
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 0.8:1
 0.8:1
Digital Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5.1
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Video Colour Modes
 sRGB
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Presentation
BEST
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL G
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM H
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL G
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM H
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
33dB 33dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 29dB
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Built-In Speakers
2 2

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (typical)
80W
BEST
310W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
38W
BEST
260W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
38W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
750g
BEST
5kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 186mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 374.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 287.7mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Audio Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
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