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Acer K138ST

£399.99
Acer K138
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A bargain price and stunningly high contrast ratio moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with OK running costs and very good features
33dB 1280 X 800 100000:1 Yes Oct 2015
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Amazon UK
Acer K138ST 3D Portable Projector, WXGA, 800Lm, 100.000/1, HDMI
£399.99
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Acer K138ST DLP projector - 3D
£579.63
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Currys
ACER K138ST Short Throw Projector
£399.99
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Acer K138ST 3D Ready Portable Short Throw WXGA LED Projector 800 Lumens HDMI VGA (Brand new, unopened) - on
£449.00
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Just Projectors
£540.21
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BT Business Direct
Acer K138ST DLP WXGA 3D 800 Lumens Projector
£543.87
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Acer K138ST DLP WXGA 3D 800 Lumens Projector
£543.87
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Littlewoods
Acer K138St 3D Portable Led Home Cinema Projector, Wxga, 800 Lumens, 100000:1, Bluetooth
£649.99
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£899.99
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Buy now pay later - 36 months
Purchase price £649.99. APR 34.9%.
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£1,057.18
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Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £399.99. APR 16.9%.
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£437.54
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Purchase price £399.99. APR 26.3%.
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£444.79
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Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £399.99. APR 16.9%.
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£474.17
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Pay in Parts - 24 months
Purchase price £399.99. APR 19.9%.
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£479.31
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Purchase price £449.00. APR 23.51%.
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Pay in Parts - 36 months
Purchase price £399.99. APR 19.9%.
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£520.97
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Currys
Buy now pay 6 months later
Purchase price £399.99. APR 24.9%. An additional fee of £25.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£554.59
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Purchase price £449.00. APR 19.9%.
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£599.89
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52 weeks interest free credit
Purchase price £649.99. APR 0%.
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£649.99
£54.17*
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Littlewoods
Littlewoods
Buy now pay later - 24 months
Purchase price £649.99. APR 34.9%.
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£912.05
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Acer K138 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Acer K138 number 136 in best selling projectors, number 201 in 3D projectors and number 285 across all projectors.
75
Reviews
5 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
52
Running Costs
£290 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 56%. 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 projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £290 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Acer projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Easy to bring
Crisp and radiant
Ultra practical
Earth-friendly

Acer K138 Video Reviews

Acer K138 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, liveatpc.com and pcformat.pl the average expert rating of this data projector is 74 out of 100.

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Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £399.99 it is cheaper than 83% of projectors.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The K138 is one of the less economic to run projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the K138 will cost £290 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since October 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer K138 of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher 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 contrast ratio (typical) of the Acer K138 of 100,000 is higher than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is higher than 95% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Acer K138's projector brightness of only 800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 95% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer K138 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 average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Acer K138's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer K138 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer K138 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer K138 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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3D-Ready

The Acer K138 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer K138 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Acer K138 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of multimedia projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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HD-Ready

The Acer K138 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer computer gmbh k138st, mrjlh11002 k138st, acer 1280x800, acer k138sti, acer kg6ag

Barcodes:

00888863023677, 04053162882102, 04713147866250, 04713147866267, 04713147866274, 04713147930852, 04713392225680, 05054629859889

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