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Acer 240 Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 2,700 ANSI Lumens Sep 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date
Good picture quality
Acer has good projector reviews
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
3 Reviews
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Good Picture Quality

Two customers agreed that it had good colour saturation. A. Boulton wrote “To check I wasn't going insane I plugged my old monitor and the same scene looked great - deep black colours, great contrast” in their review of this projector but despite that they only gave the Acer 240 a score of 1 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “ONLY if they are bright colours” in their review.


Reviews

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 820 expert and owner reviews (including 57 verified purchases), Acer has good reviews for its projectors. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer 240 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago which have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer X1311, the Epson PowerLite 1222, or the Vivitek H1180HD (£715).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in September 2012.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Acer 240 supports full HD. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to look at including the Acer X1311, the Optoma ML750, or the Epson Home Cinema 600 which all of have better reviews.

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3D-Ready

The Acer 240 is 3D-ready. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also are 3D-ready.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Data projectors of this age and spec have projector brightnesses of between 300 ANSI lumens and 20,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the Acer 240 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including the EB-X03, the EB-S17, or the EB-W03 all from Epson which all of have better reviews.

If you would prefer a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the PT-LB280E (£414.88) (2,800 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the PT-TW250 (2,800 ANSI lumens and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Epson PowerLite 98 (£371.43) (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Acer 240 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer 240 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors of this type and age is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 240W. At only 190 Watts, the Acer 240 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00886541635518, 08865416355180

Acer 240 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer 240 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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