Acer K137 vs Epson PowerLite W29

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Acer K137
Epson PowerLite W29

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
67% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Acer K137 is 30,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 20,000h longer than the Epson PowerLite W29 (10,000h).
75% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Acer K137 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 15,000h longer than the Epson PowerLite W29 (5,000h).
3D Edit
The Acer K137 supports 3D, but the Epson PowerLite W29 does not. 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.

20% quieter noise level Edit
The Acer K137 has a noise level of 31dB, however the Epson PowerLite W29 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 Acer K137 has two number of built-in speakerss, however the Epson PowerLite W29 only has one number of built-in speakers.
Lighter Edit
The Acer K137 has a weight of 510g. That's 2.2kg lighter than the Epson PowerLite W29 (2.7kg).
69% cheaper to run
The Acer K137 is £63.73 cheaper to run than the Epson PowerLite W29 over five years. Read more
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 14 user reviews, the Acer K137 has an average review score of 94%, however the Epson PowerLite W29 has an average rating of 93% (based on 3 reviews).
3 Reasons For
2,300 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Acer K137 is only a 700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,300 ANSI lumens dimmer).
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Acer K137 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
2W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has an RMS rated power of 5W, but the Acer K137 is only a 3W RMS rated power projector (2W lower).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer K137 has a projector brightness of 700 ANSI lumens. That's 2,300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson PowerLite W29 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Acer K137 is one, but the Epson PowerLite W29 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
67% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer K137 is a 3W RMS rated power projector. That's 2W lower than the Epson PowerLite W29 (5W).
10 Reasons Against
2x shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h, however the Acer K137 is a 30,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (20,000h longer).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp Edit
Epson PowerLite W29 is only 5,000h lamp service life, but the Acer K137 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (15,000h longer).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 does not support 3D, but the Acer K137 does. 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.

6dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 6dB louder than the Acer K137 (37dB). 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.

One less number of built-in speakers Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a one number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Acer K137 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
Significantly heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 2.7kg heavy projector, whereas the Acer K137 is a 510g heavy projector (2.2kg lighter).
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Older by one month
The Epson PowerLite W29 is one month older than the Acer K137.
Higher running costs over five years by £63.73
The running costs over five years of the Epson PowerLite W29 are £92.57 which is £63.73 more than the Acer K137. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The average user rating of the Epson PowerLite W29 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer K137 is 94% (based on 14 reviews).

Awards

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

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
Electricity cost - switched on £ 91.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.55
Total running cost £ 92.57

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)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens 3,000 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 0.59"
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 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,100 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.02
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.68
Projection Distance
0.60 - 3.20 1.68 - 2.02
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
17 - 100 33 - 320
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
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 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
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 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
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 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
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
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
2.7kg
Height
41mm 86mm
Depth
116mm 245mm
Width
189mm 295mm

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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