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Acer C120 Projector

1000:1 WVGA (854x480) 30dB 100 ANSI Lumens Apr 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
Reasonably priced
Good picture quality
Expert reviews are average
34 Reviews
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Expert Reviews Are Average

Four experts from sites including PC Mag,, and have rated this data projector on average 66%.

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

Whilst Acer is one of the better rated multimedia projector manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, Acer has unexceptional ratings specifically within its 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 75% of those that bought a Acer multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Reasonably Priced

Six customers who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Expert review site wrote “Price to fit neatly in exactly that niche” in their review of the Acer C120. Akshay M. mentioned on expert website “Not bad for the value.”. Desghi said on expert review site three years ago “And the price by purolator is perfect” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Good Picture Quality

Three people who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.


Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when this Acer projector was released.


Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer C120 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

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Good Product Quality

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Ordy rated this projector 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this projector “It has good features and an excellent picture quality”. Mr P W Strauli said “The picture quality looks great” in his review of this projector. He also wrote “Good picture quality” in his review.

Easy to Use

Five customers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Website mentioned “Easy to use after initial installation”. Cwh said “The Focus adjustment is hard to use due to the fact that is seems to be loosely geared to the lens”. Montrose B. wrote “While the projector is dead simple to use (plug in and focus - no buttons at all), which is great because I bought this for my 60 year old mother”.

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. Four years ago website wrote “Easy To Set Up” but despite that they gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

At only 100 ANSI lumens, the Acer C120 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector. Across all the projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector the projector brightnesses range from 55 ANSI lumens to 6,200 ANSI lumens.

If you are looking for a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Asus S1 (£160.35) (200 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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WVGA (854x480) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WVGA (854x480), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Acer C120 has a carrying case, as do most of the other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

Like most of the other similar spec data projectors that came out more than two years ago, the Acer C120 does not have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer C120 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Acer C120 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 30 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age. The average noise level of similar spec data projectors that were released around the same time as this projector is 36dB.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers designer warehouse c120pico, acer eyje001010, acer c120picob
Barcodes 00012302359014, 00021111235211, 00072091117820, 00078667449111, 00078667485980, 00088037895615, 00172302796582, 00320127545421, 00659942152638, 00734911336254, 00737212574127, 00745734203432, 00774495950057, 00777785955633, 00799198932391, 00799916413461, 00803982759108, 00809392587294, 00886541201607, 04053162596887, 04053162597068, 04056572643981, 04713147271795, 04717276722883, 04717276722890, 04717276722944, 04717276722982, 05011727791596, 05011727791886, 05030174001737

Acer C120 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer C120 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 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 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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