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Acer P1286

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Acer P1286

£439.24
Acer P1286
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A low cost and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features
31dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 20000:1 Yes Sep 2016
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Acer P1286 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Acer P1286 number 134 in 3D projectors and number 188 across all projectors.
95
Value for Money
Excellent
79
Features
Good Features
83
Age
17 Months Old
93
Running Costs
£45 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £45 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 10% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
Bright and vivid
Acer dust shield
Convenient and flexible
Eco-smart
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Should You Buy it Now?

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Acer P1286 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Value For Money

Brilliant Value for Money

The product has good features, is less than 18 months old and at £439.24 it is in the cheapest 21% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The P1286 is in the cheapest 10% of all 2,022 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the P1286 is only £45.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

Acer released the P1286 in September 2016.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Acer P1286 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer P1286 of only 31dB is in the quietest 24% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 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 P1286's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer P1286 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 55% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the Acer P1286 of 5,000h is longer than 75% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer P1286 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer P1286 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1286 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Acer P1286 of only 195W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 85% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer P1286 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1286 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer mrjmw11001, acer cq00zs00, acer cq00za00

Barcodes:

04713392425998, 04713392498695, 04713392498701

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