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Acer K132 Projector

£431.99
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 33dB Jun 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £20.83 Electricity cost over 5 years
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Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, IT Reviews.com and examiner.com the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 67%.

Very Low Running Costs

The K132 has an average 1 year running cost of only £21 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 4% of all 150 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years.

Good Size

Three people concluded that it was compact. Four years ago Audioholics.com mentioned in their review of this projector “Very compact”. Examiner.com wrote “Although Acer is marketing it for the businessperson on the go, “Compact and user-friendly” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Examiner.com also wrote “The Acer K132 is a convenient, compact device to showcase visuals almost anywhere, ” Acer America's director of product management Frank Chang has said”.

One person who purchased it mentioned that it was lightweight. Four years ago Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The Acer K132 is a small and lightweight data projector with decent image quality” in their review.

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Poor Connectivity

One Acer K132 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was not good in terms of connectivity. Audioholics.com wrote four years ago “Limited connectivity choices” in their review of the Acer K132.

Good Picture Quality

One Acer K132 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Acer K132 reviewer wrote that this projector was good quality. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “Lightweight data projector with decent image quality and a relatively sparse set of connection choices” in their review of the Acer K132 but even so they only scored it 60 out of 100.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer who bought this projector thought it had a good 3D picture quality.

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

Acer is one of the better rated projector brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Acer also has good ratings for its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Acer projector has been on the market for over three years.

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Acer K132 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss (only 500 ANSI lumens) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Projectors of this spec and age have projector brightnesss of between 300 ANSI lumens and 20,000 ANSI lumens.

If this data projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might also want to look at the EB-X20 (2,700 ANSI lumens), or the PowerLite X27 (£351.41) (2,700 ANSI lumens) both from Epson or the Acer K335 (£609.97) (1,000 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K132, the Acer K132 does not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a full HD and we think the NEC M362 (£638.54), the Acer H6517ST (£447.33), or the Benq W1070 (£499.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K132 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider include the K135i, or the H6517ST (£447.33) both from Acer or the NEC M362 (£638.54) which has better reviews.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Acer K132 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the K132 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support 3D

Most similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K132 do not support 3D. The Acer K132 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many data projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Acer K132 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

When compared to other multimedia projectors of this type and age that we have checked the service life of lamp (economic mode) of, the Acer K132's service life of lamp (economic mode) of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K132 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 3,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 7,500h.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The average projector brightness (economic mode) of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years is 2,200 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightness (economic mode)s range from 240 ANSI lumens to 3,500 ANSI lumens. The Acer K132 has one of the dimmer projector brightness (economic mode)s (only 480 ANSI lumens) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the Acer K132 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the K132 is 500h and the longest is 30,000h.

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Quite Dim Colour Light Output

With a colour light output of only 600 ANSI lumens, the Acer K132 has a very dim colour light output compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago. The average colour light output of multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the K132 is 3,000 ANSI lumens, and the colour light outputs range from 600 ANSI lumens to 4,800 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Dim White Light Output

With a white light output of only 600 ANSI lumens, the Acer K132 has a very dim white light output compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the K132. 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K132 have white light outputs of between 600 ANSI lumens and 4,800 ANSI lumens.

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Light

The weights of comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the K132 range from 360g to 43kg. At only 420 grams, the Acer K132 is very light compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the K132.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjgn1100j, acer mrjgn1100g, acer 1280x800
Barcodes 00012303062173, 00044113141601, 00804067183184, 00808112923664, 00809393893332, 00818899419014, 00886541999962, 00887899036156, 00887899454028, 00986530814839, 04053162597181, 04712196675196, 05054484450504, 08865419999626, 08878994540282

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