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Acer P1173

83

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Acer P1173

£214.99
Acer P1173
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An affordable and classic quiet SVGA data projector, with very low running costs and good features
30dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 17000:1 Yes Jul 2014
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Acer P1173 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Acer P1173 number 127 in 3D projectors and number 172 across all projectors.
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Reviews
22 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Features
Good Features
65
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data 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 projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Acer projector has running costs of £55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
The P1173 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

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Acer P1173 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website macnn.com scored this data projector 80 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this data projector rated it as 87%. 12 reviewers (88% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Acer Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Fantastic Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £214.99 it is in the cheapest 2% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the P1173 is £55, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the P1173 in July 2014.

Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Acer P1173 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Acer P1173's contrast ratio (typical) of 17,000 is higher than 78% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Acer P1173's noise level of only 30dB is in the quietest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Data projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Acer P1173's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 61% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Acer P1173's service life of lamp of 5,000h is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 37% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P1173 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1173 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1173 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Acer P1173's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the smallest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Acer P1173 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1173 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Acer P1173 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Acer P1173 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00013201101834, 00013201101858, 00132018331842, 00887899297359, 04053162597259, 04713147022298, 04713147022304, 04713147022311, 05054230598467, 08878992973594, 09154403221393

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