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Acer C205

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Acer C205

£259.99
Acer C205
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An economical to run and bargain price quiet WVGA projector, with good features
29dB 854 X 480 (WVGA) 1000:1 No Aug 2014
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Acer C205 Mobile LED Projector
£259.99
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Argos
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£269.99
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Currys
ACER C205 Short Throw Portable Projector
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£269.99
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Box
Acer C205 WVGA Ultra Portable Projector Brightness 150 Lumens 2 Year Warranty (Brand new, unopened) - on
£287.45
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Projectorshop24
£292.51
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Just Projectors
£303.93
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Acer C205 - DLP projector
£304.09
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Acer C205 FWVGA DLP 150 Lumens Ultra Portable Projector
£304.09
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Acer C205 FWVGA DLP 150 Lumens Ultra Portable Projector
£304.09
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CCL Computers
Acer C205 DLP Projector 1000_1 200 Lumens 854x480 0.302kg (Brand new, unopened) - on
£311.62
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NEW! Acer C205 Dlp Projector Hdtv 16_9 1.8 Led 20000 Hour Normal Mode 30000 Hour (Brand new, unopened) - on
£338.15
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Kikatek Outlet
Acer C205 DLP Projector 1000_1 200 Lumens 854x480 0.302kg (Brand new, unopened) - on
£340.20
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MR.JH911.001 Acer C205 DLP Projector 1000_1 200 Lumens 854x480 0.302kg (Brand new, unopened) - on
£353.27
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Purchase price £269.99. APR 0%.
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£269.99
£45.00*
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Currys
Currys
Simply 10
Purchase price £269.99. APR 26.3%.
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£300.23
£27.32*
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Currys
Pay in Parts - 24 months
Purchase price £269.99. APR 19.9%.
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£323.53
£12.36*
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Box
Take5
Purchase price £287.45. APR 23.51%.
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£330.06
£60.91*
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Currys
Currys
Pay in Parts - 36 months
Purchase price £269.99. APR 19.9%.
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£351.65
£9.02*
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Argos
Argos
Pay monthly - 24 months
Purchase price £269.99. APR 29.9%.
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- 24
months
£361.97
£15.08*
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Currys
Currys
Buy now pay 6 months later
Purchase price £269.99. APR 24.9%. An additional fee of £25.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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36
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£374.34
£9.65*
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Box
Box
36 months credit
Purchase price £287.45. APR 19.9%.
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- 36
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£384.05
£10.67*
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Argos
Argos
Pay monthly - 36 months
Purchase price £269.99. APR 29.9%.
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- 36
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£412.08
£11.45*
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Argos
Argos
Pay monthly - 48 months
Purchase price £269.99. APR 29.9%.
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- 48
months
£465.87
£9.71*
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Acer C205 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Acer C205 number 107 in best selling projectors and number 328 across all projectors.
83
Reviews
13 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
66
Features
Good Features
66
Age
3 Years Old
97
Running Costs
£13 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews but average user reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £13 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 2% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Acer projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Easy to bring
Crisp and radiant
Ultra practical
Earth kind
Only 854 x 480 (WVGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £179.99 on eBay 32 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Acer C205 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and chip.com.tr the average expert rating of this data projector is 72 out of 100.

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Average User Reviews

On average, people who bought this data projector rated it as 65%. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Acer Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,459 expert and user reviews (including 301 verified purchases) for Acer multimedia projectors and found that on average Acer has very good reviews. 96% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Staggeringly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £259.99 it is in the cheapest 4% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer C205 and the United Kingdom price of £259.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $844.00 (£1,162.86).

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The C205 has an average 5 year running cost of only £13 based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 2% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in August 2014.

Features

Only 854 X 480 (WVGA) Resolution

The Acer C205 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has an 854 x 480 (WVGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Acer C205 of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Acer C205's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 95% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Acer C205 of only 200 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 98% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer C205 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer C205 of 20,000h is in the longest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Acer C205 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer C205 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer mrjh911001, acer 9jq9za00, acer 9jq9zs00, acer p179808p, acer 854x480, acer c205

Barcodes:

00887899356223, 04053162597273, 04713147096886, 05054230641101, 05054230813423, 05054484687320, 05054533687325, 08878993562230

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