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Acer P1173 Projector

17000:1 SVGA (800x600) 29dB Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £76.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Good picture quality
Good product quality
8 Reviews
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Good Expert Reviews

This data projector received a score of 80% from expert review website This means that experts are not that keen on this multimedia projector.

User Reviews Are Good

This 17000:1 contrast ratio projector has an average user rating of 86 out of 100 based on 7 user reviews. Over 71% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 820 owner and expert reviews (including 49 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its projectors. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Acer data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Running Costs Are OK

The P1173 is typical compared to the other 12 comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the P1173 is £77.

Good Picture Quality

Two owners concluded that this projector had good picture quality.


Good Product Quality

Two people who bought the product considered that it was good quality. Alexhg00 said on expert review site three years ago “The image quality is awesome, so bright” in their review of the Acer P1173 and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “This is my first projector purchase and I get impressed with the image quality and functions it has this device” in their review.


Released Over Three Years Ago

It was March 2014 when Acer released the P1173.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P1173 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer P1173 is SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is WVGA (854x480).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1173 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years, the Acer P1173 does not support full HD.

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The Acer P1173 is 3D-ready. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector also are 3D-ready.

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The Acer P1173 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other similar spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1173 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1173 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer P1173 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector is 31dB. With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Acer P1173 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 800x600
Barcodes 00013201101834, 00013201101858, 00132018331842, 00887899297359, 04053162597259, 04713147022298, 04713147022304, 04713147022311, 05054230598467, 08878992973594, 09154403221393

Acer P1173 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer P1173 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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