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Acer P1285B Projector

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20000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB Jun 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
With WXGA resolution1, high brightness, high contrast and Acer Color Technology, your presentations will be more compelling with sharper texts and vibrant images, even from a distance. Combined... More
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9 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

Acer projectors have an average rating of 79 out of 100, which is in the top 58% of all data projector brands that we have analysed.

Supports 3D

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the P1285B, the Acer P1285B supports 3D.

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Supports Full HD

Like most of the other projectors that have been available for more than a year, the Acer P1285B supports full HD.

There are a number of other projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to consider including the Optoma EH320UST 1080p Ultra Short Throw Projector[plb_2939978_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P1285B has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This multimedia projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Acer P1285B is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Acer P1285B has a greater number of supported image formats than most multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it. This projector supports a BMP image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the P1285B. The image formats supported "JPEG XR" is also supported by this Acer multimedia projector.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The power consumption (PowerSave)s of similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the P1285B range from 190W to 310W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 240W. With a power consumption (PowerSave) of only 202 Watts, the Acer P1285B has one of the lower power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The Acer P1285B has a quite quiet noise level (economic mode) (only 26 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. Comparable spec projectors that were released one year ago have noise level (economic mode)s of between 22dB and 34dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 29dB.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the P1285B, the Acer P1285B does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Bulb Power

Across all the similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the P1285B the bulb powers range from 190W to 370W. The Acer P1285B has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 200 Watts) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Low Vertical Synchronization (max)

The vertical synchronization (max)s of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P1285B range from 0.1kHz to 120kHz, and the average vertical synchronization (max) is 35kHz. At only 0.12 kilohertz, the Acer P1285B has a fairly low vertical synchronization (max) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the P1285B.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer P1285B

Running Costs Are Average

The P1285B is typical compared to the other 24 projectors of this age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the P1285B will cost £83 over 1 year to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 20000:1 contrast ratio projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1285B has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Viewsonic PJD6550LW[plb_3369718_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens), or the Optoma HD25-LV[plb_3806594_price] (3,500 ANSI lumens).

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The Acer P1285B has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Noise Level

At 30 decibels, the Acer P1285B has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the P1285[pl_2934472_price] (30dB), the P1185[pl_2899119_price] (30dB), or the X1285[pl_3021306_price] (30dB) all from Acer.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Number of Colours
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £82.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £82.04
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer p1285, acer p1285b, acer p238842, acer bcw7zs00, acer bcw7za00, acer p238842p, special p1285, acer 1024x768, special p1285b, warranty p1285, warranty p1285b, mrjm011001 p1285, mrjm011001 p1285b
Barcodes 04053162949898, 04713147874972, 04713147874989, 04713147874996

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