Acer P1287 vs Acer P1500

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Acer P1287
Acer P1500

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer P1287 is a 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer P1500 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
20% bigger bulb power Edit
The Acer P1287 has a bulb power of 260W. That's 50W bigger than the Acer P1500 (210W).
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer P1287 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W higher than the Acer P1500 (2W).
£45 cheaper
The Acer P1287 is £44.99 cheaper than the Acer P1500.
More popular
The Acer P1287 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 159460 by sales volume in our projectors, whereas the Acer P1500 ranks No. 162068.
User reviews are marginally better
The Acer P1287 has an average user review score of 96% based on 5 reviews, whereas the Acer P1500 has an average rating of 93% (based on 6 reviews).
8 Reasons For
Higher horizontal synchronization (max) Edit
Acer P1500 is 100kHz maximum horizontal synchronization, but the Acer P1287 is only a 0.1kHz maximum horizontal synchronization projector (99.9kHz lower).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Acer P1500 is 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 1,000h longer than the Acer P1287 (5,000h).
1,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Acer P1500 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Acer P1287 (4,000h).
DVI port Edit
The Acer P1500 has a DVI port, however the Acer P1287 does not have a DVI port.
18% quieter noise level Edit
The Acer P1500 has a noise level of 29dB, however the Acer P1287 is a 34dB noise level projector (5dB 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.

14% lighter Edit
The Acer P1500 has a weight of 2.2kg. That's 300g lighter than the Acer P1287 (2.2kg).
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
12% cheaper to run
The Acer P1500 only costs £96.63 to run over five years but the Acer P1287 costs £109.45 to run (13% more). Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Nine hundred and ninety-nine times lower horizontal synchronization (max) Edit
The Acer P1287 has a horizontal synchronization (max) of 0.1kHz, however the Acer P1500 is a 100kHz maximum horizontal synchronization projector (99.9kHz higher).
25% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Acer P1287 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 4,000h. That's 1,000h shorter than the Acer P1500 (5,000h).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Acer P1287 is only 3,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h shorter than the Acer P1500 (4,000h).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Acer P1287 does not have a DVI port, however the Acer P1500 does.
5dB louder noise level Edit
The Acer P1287 has a noise level of 34dB, whereas the Acer P1500 is a 29dB noise level projector (5dB 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.

300g heavier Edit
The Acer P1287 is a 2.5kg heavy projector. That's 300g heavier than the Acer P1500 (2.2kg).
Fewer sellers
Only 18 sellers sells the Acer P1287, but 21 stores sell the Acer P1500. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 13%
The running costs of the Acer P1287 are £109.45 which is £12.82 more than the Acer P1500 over five years. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Acer P1500 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 1,200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer P1287 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Acer P1500 is only 210W lamp power. That's 50W smaller than the Acer P1287 (210W).
Four times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer P1500 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W lower than the Acer P1287 (2W).
£45 more expensive
The Acer P1500 is more expensive than the Acer P1287 by £44.99.
Over two years older
The Acer P1500 is older than the Acer P1287 by two years.
Worse selling
The Acer P1500 ranks No. 162068 by sales volume, however the Acer P1287 ranks No. 159460.
A little Lower user review Score
The Acer P1500's average user rating is 93%, however the Acer P1287's is 96% (based on 5 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

15 months Ago 44 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 105.76
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 109.45
Purchase price £ 429.99
Total cost of ownership £ 539.44
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 96.63
Purchase price £ 474.98
Total cost of ownership £ 571.61
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.54T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 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)
 17000:1
BEST
 17000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.55" Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.02kHz 0.05kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
0.1kHz 100kHz
BEST
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz 0.12kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
0.02kHz 30kHz
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,400 ANSI lumens
Zoom Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Zoom capability
Zoom Ratio
 1.92:1
BEST
 1.92:1
Projection Distance
1.5 - 9.8 1.5 - 7.6
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
38 - 300 45 - 300
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)
4,000h 5,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Bulb Power
260W
BEST
210W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 4,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
2x 2x
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.41 - 2.7 2.59 - 2.87
Focal Length Range (f-F)
18.17 - 21.81 16.88 - 21.88
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2 2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB 29dB
BEST
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
330W 290W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
280W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg 2.2kg
BEST
Height
93mm 78mm
Depth
223mm 220mm
Width
314mm 264mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

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