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Acer 215

£398.45
altomdata.dk Recommended
An award winning 2100:1 1024 x 768 projector, but with not very good features and high running costs
2100:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Oct 2012
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Acer 215 Review

With excellent reviews but representing average value for money, we have ranked the Acer 215 number 812 across all projectors.
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1 Review + 1 Award
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Average
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Missing Some Features
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4 Years Old
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Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

It has fantastic expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Acer projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
The 215 is missing some features:
Quite short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Does not have a built-in speaker

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Acer 215 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at website Altomdata.dk concluded that they would endorse this data projector and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This projector received an expert rating of 100% from altomdata.dk. Data projector experts think this Acer projector is one of the very best projectors.

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Acer Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 980 owner and expert reviews (including 192 verified purchases) for Acer multimedia projectors and found that on average Acer has very good ratings. 93% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £398.45 it is cheaper than 82% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer 215 and the United Kingdom price of £398.45 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,478.07 (£1,920.75).

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Features

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer 215 of only 1,500h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The Acer 215's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a DVI Port

The Acer 215 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Acer 215 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer 215 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Average Noise Level

The Acer 215's noise level of 34dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 49% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Acer 215 does not have a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Acer 215 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this Acer projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since October 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer a1dqb7dek002, acer umwb6eea01, acer umwv6ee015, acer umww3ee005, acer v226hqlbid, acer dqb5fek001, acer umwb6ee001, acer umwx0ee001, acer umwx6eeb01, acer ka220hqbid, acer dqb2fek001, acer k222hqlbd, acer cm1rza00, acer chw6za00, acer chw6zs00, acer cm1rzs00, acer b226hql, acer i36100u
Barcodes 04712196127497, 04712196711313, 04713147268900, 04713147477609, 04713147888597, 04713147970834, 04713392078897, 04713392828935

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