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Acer P1273B

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Acer P1273B

Acer P1273B
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector
32dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 17000:1 No Mar 2014
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Acer P1273B Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Acer P1273B as follows:
76
Features
Good Features
67
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £59 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.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
Compelling visuals
Wireless works
Handy tools
Smart savings
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Acer P1273B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The P1273B is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the P1273B will cost £59 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the P1273B in March 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Acer P1273B has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer P1273B of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is quieter than 71% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The Acer P1273's contrast ratio (typical) of 17,000 is higher than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 22% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Acer P1273B's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 34% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer P1273B of 4,500h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 54% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1273B has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1273B has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Acer P1273B of only 190W is in the smallest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Acer P1273B does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Acer P1273B is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1273B has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer p1273b, mrjgc1100h

Barcodes:

00111136118153, 00132017786506, 00886541983671, 04053162597136, 04712196544409, 04712196544416, 04712196546199, 04712196546205, 08865419836716

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