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Acer P1173 Projector

17000:1 SVGA (800x600) 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
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Crystal clear in any roomWith projection this crisp and bright, even your most complex concepts will be easily grasped by associates, clients or students. The power of your ideas will shine... More
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Acer P1173 SVGA DLP Projector, 3000 Lumens, 3D, White Quick Review

8 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This data projector received an expert rating of 80% from macnn.com. This means that projector experts are not that keen on this projector.

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this projector is 86 out of 100 based on 7 owner reviews.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 654 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good reviews for its projectors. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors compared to other brands.

Supports 3D

The Acer P1173 supports 3D, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the P1173 do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P1173 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the P1173.

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Very High Vertical Synchronization (max)

The lowest vertical synchronization (max) of 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 0.12kHz and the highest is 120kHz. The vertical synchronization (max) of the Acer P1173 of 120 kilohertz is one of the highest amongst projectors of this age and spec.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 3 Watts, the Acer P1173 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the P1173. The RMS rated powers of 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 2W to 10W, and the average RMS rated power is 2.8W.

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Very Light

17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the P1173 have weights of between 2kg and 2.7kg. With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the Acer P1173 is one of the lighter projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P1173 amongst 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One person who bought the Acer P1173 concluded that it was not good quality. Macnn.com said “Poor speaker quality”.

Not Robust

One Acer P1173 reviewer who purchased this projector considered that it was not easy to damage or scratch.

A Bit Expensive

Two Acer P1173 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this projector was not cheap. Macnn.com wrote “Doesn't damage walls, inexpensive and easy to mount” in their review of the Acer P1173 nonetheless they scored the product 4 stars. Macnn.com also said “Expensive lamp bulb replacement”.

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the P1173, the Acer P1173 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the P1173 do not support wi-Fi. The Acer P1173 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Projector Native Resolution

The Acer P1173 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 53% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all data projectors that are a similar age to the P1173 the resolution ranges from VGA (640x480) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Very Low Horizontal Synchronization (max)

The Acer P1173 has a fairly low horizontal synchronization (max) (only 0.1 kilohertz) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the P1173. The average horizontal synchronization (max) of 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the P1173 is 89kHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1173

OK Running Costs

The P1173 is typical compared to the other 11 projectors of a similar age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the P1173 will cost £77 over 1 year to run.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market for over two years.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1173 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the P1173.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Video
3D
Full HD
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
8 December 2015

Everyone loves big screen TVs, right? But what if you're not willing to drop a couple grand on the latest flat screen TV? What if you're feeling a little dubious about taking the time to mount... Read more…

Inexpensive compared to flat screen TVs and smart projectors
Doesn't damage walls, inexpensive and easy to mount
Bright light can even be used in welllit rooms
Poor speaker quality
Expensive lamp bulb replacement
Runs at high temperature

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 24 September 2014 by AlexHG00
AlexHG00 would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

This is my first projector purchase and I get impressed with the image quality and functions it has this device. Built in HDTV, HDMI, VGA, S-Video, 3D display and speakers....wich are the only not... Read more…

Durable
Easy To Set Up
Good Focus
Lightweight
Powerful
Reviewed 9 September 2014 by Professoronthego
Professoronthego would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

The projector is lightweight and easy to carry. Sets up quickly and has a great picture...

Reviewed 10 November 2014 by IllinoisHS
IllinoisHS would recommend the Acer P1173

Projector was shipped and delivered within 3 days. Everything said about the projector in the description was accurate. Very pleased with the overall product and ordering experience...

Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Anonymous

We use this projector in our Sunday School class and it works very well. The images are bright and very clear...

Reviewed 7 May 2015 by SJosey77
SJosey77 would recommend the Acer P1173 (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this to show clients my work for photography and it has been wonderful! I love being able to show them what a wall portrait size truly is instead of just a proof. This projector was so... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.91
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjh511002
Barcodes 00013201101834, 00132018331842, 00887899297359, 04053162597259, 04713147022298, 04713147022304, 04713147022311, 05054230598467, 08878992973594

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