Acer K137 vs Epson PowerLite X27

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Acer K137
Epson PowerLite X27

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp (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 X27 (10,000h).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Acer K137 has a service life of lamp of 20,000h. That's 15,000h longer than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5,000h).
3D Edit
The Acer K137 supports 3D, whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 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.

Quieter noise level Edit
The Acer K137 has a noise level of 31dB, but the Epson PowerLite X27 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 number of built-in speakerss Edit
The number of number of built-in speakerss on the Acer K137 is two, but the Epson PowerLite X27 only has one number of built-in speakers.
2.1kg lighter Edit
Acer K137 is 510g heavy. That's 2.1kg lighter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (2.6kg).
Available from 15 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£63.73 cheaper to run
The Acer K137 only costs £28.84 to run over five years whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 costs £92.57 to run (221% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Epson PowerLite X27 is 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer K137 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Acer K137 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 5W RMS rated power projector. That's 2W higher than the Acer K137 (5W).
£132 cheaper
The Epson PowerLite X27 costs £366.44, whereas the Acer K137 is £497.97.
User reviews are better
The Epson PowerLite X27 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, but the Acer K137 has an average rating of 94% (based on 14 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer K137 is only 700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson PowerLite X27 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Acer K137 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer K137 is a 3W RMS rated power projector. That's 2W lower than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5W).
£132 more expensive
The Acer K137 is more expensive than the Epson PowerLite X27 by £131.53.
Lower user review Score
The Acer K137 has an average user rating of 94%, but the Epson PowerLite X27 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
9 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 20,000h shorter than the Acer K137 (10,000h).
15,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h. That's 15,000h shorter than the Acer K137 (5,000h).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 does not support 3D, however the Acer K137 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.

Louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a noise level of 37dB, but the Acer K137 is a 31dB noise level projector (6dB quieter). 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.

Only one number of built-in speakers Edit
The number of number of built-in speakerss on the Epson PowerLite X27 is one, but the Acer K137 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
81% heavier Edit
Epson PowerLite X27 is 2.6kg heavy. That's 2.1kg heavier than the Acer K137 (2.6kg).
Not as many stockists
Only 2 shops sells the Epson PowerLite X27, however 17 stores sell the Acer K137. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Epson PowerLite X27 is older than the Acer K137 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 221%
The running costs of the Epson PowerLite X27 are £92.57 which is £63.73 more than the Acer K137 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

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

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 28.84
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 28.84
Purchase price £ 497.97
Total cost of ownership £ 526.81
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 91.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.55
Total running cost £ 92.57
Purchase price £ 366.44
Total cost of ownership £ 459.01
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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 (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens 2,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
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
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,890 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.17
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.8
Projection Distance
0.60 - 3.20 1.8 - 2.17
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
17 - 100 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
30,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

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

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 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
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 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
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

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
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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 (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
BEST
37dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 29dB
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
2D/3D Frequency Image
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
AAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,PCM,WAV,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
RMS Rated Power
3W 5W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1
Document Formats Supported
 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 of Product
 Grey
 White
 Grey
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Power Consumption (typical)
90W
BEST
284W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 208W
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 120 - 230
 230
 100 - 240
 100
 120
 120 - 230
 230
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
510g
BEST
2.6kg
Height
41mm 86mm
Depth
116mm 244mm
Width
189mm 297mm

Packaging Content

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