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Acer K135 Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Aug 2013
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20 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including macworld.com.au, 01net.com, pcquest.com and digit.in the average expert rating of this data projector is 74 out of 100.

Running Costs Are Very Low

The K135 is one of the most economic to run 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the K135 is only £25.

Good Size

Some people who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Expert review site Indianexpress.com wrote in their review “Like most other gadgets, projectors too have been becoming compact over the past few years.”.

Good Connectivity

A number of Acer K135 reviewers who reviewed the Acer K135 thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Four years ago expert website Macworld.com.au scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “With a 110 x 140mm footprint – slightly smaller than a CD case – the Acer features a full-sized HDMI port along with USB, micro-SD”. Expert review site Businesstoday.intoday.in wrote three years ago “There is a full HDMI port wit” in their review of the Acer K135.

One person who purchased this projector considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site Pcquest.com wrote “It has plenty of connectivity options, so you can access your files str” in their Acer K135 review and scored the Acer K135 4 stars.

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Nice Design

One Acer K135 reviewer who purchased this projector concluded that it was neat. Expert website Digit.in wrote in their review of this projector “The K135 projector from Acer is a rather neat offering - good performance, simple to set up, a”.

One Acer K135 reviewer considered that the product was a good design. Businesstoday.intoday.in said in their review “Compact design” and rated the product 4 stars.

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Easy to Use

One Acer K135 owner wrote in their reviews that the Acer K135 was easy to setup.

Reasonably Priced

One Acer K135 reviewer who purchased this projector said that it was good value for money. Four years ago Digit.in wrote “There are many reasons for this, prime ones being more affordable price points” in their Acer K135 review.

Good Technical Features

One Acer K135 owner who reviewed the Acer K135 concluded that it had good features.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased the Acer K135 said that it was good quality. Expert website Pcquest.com scored the product 4 stars and said “This is a very compact projector from Acer which has great features and projection quality despite its small size”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Acer has good average ratings for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors as well as across its entire projector range compared to other manufacturers.

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Supports 3D

Unlike most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the K135 which do not support 3D, the Acer K135 supports 3D.

Alternative projectors which support 3D currently available which you might want to look at include the NEC M362[plb_2268470_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support 3D including the Acer H6517BD[plb_3186334_price], or the Infocus IN8606HD[plb_2110248_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K135 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the K135 also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the EB-X20[pl_2017453_price], or the EB-945[pl_2017456_price] both from Epson or the NEC NP-M322X[plb_2324544_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Acer K135 is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors that were released more than two years ago. In addition, this data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800 (WXGA). The resolution of all projectors that were released more than two years ago ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

When compared to other projectors of this spec and age, the Acer K135's service life of lamp (economic mode) of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K135 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 1,000h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 6,800h.

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Fairly High Vertical Synchronization (max)

The Acer K135 has one of the higher vertical synchronization (max)s (120 kilohertz) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. Multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the K135 have vertical synchronization (max)s of between 0.085kHz and 150kHz.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K135 is 35dB. With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the Acer K135 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the K135.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K135 is 6,100h. The Acer K135 has a quite long service life of lamp (20,000 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the K135.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Acer K135 is more than most projectors that were launched around the same time as it. This projector supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by projectors of a similar type and age to the K135. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this Acer multimedia projector.

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Light

With a weight of only 430 grams, the Acer K135's weight is one of the lightest amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The weights of similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the K135 range from 360g to 54kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One Acer K135 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this projector did not have a good battery life. Businesstoday.intoday.in wrote “No builtin battery” in their review of the Acer K135.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person reckoned that it was not noisy. Expert website Macworld.com.au mentioned “Is a little noisy for intimate rooms” in their review.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Price Increase of £93.00

In the last 45 days the K135 has increased in price by £93.00.

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesss of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 300 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens. When compared to other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the K135 that we have checked, the projector brightness of the Acer K135 of only 500 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

If you would prefer a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Epson EB-X20[plb_2017453_price] (2,700 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the K135 do not support full HD. The Acer K135 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support full HD including the NP-M322X[pl_2324544_price], or the M362[pl_2268470_price] both from NEC which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Acer K135 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the K135 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The Acer K135 has a fairly dim projector brightness (economic mode) (only 400 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K135. The dimmest projector brightness (economic mode) of data projectors of this age and spec is 240 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 3,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness (economic mode) is 2,200 ANSI lumens.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer K135

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this data projector was released.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
HD-Ready
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
AV Input
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included

Expert Reviews

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Weighing 430 grams, it looks smart. It has its hardware controls on top along with a manually adjustable focus control just above the lens. There are cooling vents on the sides and a variety of... Read more…

Compact design
Good performance
Flexibility of portability
MHL for phones and tablets is a huge bonus
Size
Contrast brightness cannot be bumped too high
Small speaker
No builtin battery
8 January 2014

Like most other gadgets, projectors too have been becoming compact over the past few years. But the smallest of the lot, the so-called Pico projectors, are not as bright as the best projectors.... Read more…

7 December 2013

Not everyone can afford, or install a typical entertainment projector in their home or office. But, the craving for the "big screen" experience is always there. The K135 projector from Acer is a...

Pcquest.com

6 December 2013

Though it has some negatives but the Acer K135 is one of the best in class projectors because it offers a good balance between size, brightness and colour...

16 August 2013

While pocket-sized projectors are great for people on the go ? and all four of the models on these pages can be used with iOS devices ? there are compromises to be made...

22 January 2014

A l'heure du bilan, le K135 d'Acer est un mini vidéoprojecteur globalement moyen dans la qualité des images qu'il projette et quelque peu décevant dans son confort d'utilisation (le bruit,...

21 November 2013

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £20.83
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £24.52
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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