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Acer P1287 Projector

£399.99
17000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB Nov 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £109.45 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good picture quality
Good product quality
Unacceptable noise level
5 Reviews
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Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it had good picture quality.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was not noisy. Craig wrote in his review of this projector two years ago “I am used to it after havin the noisy Optoma”.


Reviews

Acer Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 820 expert and owner reviews (including 49 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its data 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 projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

One Acer P1287 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Dazzerart mentioned on Amazon “Super picture quality” in their Acer P1287 review and scored it very highly.

Ceiling Mountable

The Acer P1287 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was November 2015 when Acer released the P1287.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer P1287 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this multimedia projector and we think the Acer P1387W (£462.60) is also worth considering.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer P1287 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Acer P1287 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

When compared to other multimedia projectors of this spec and age, the noise level of the Acer P1287 of 34 decibels is one of the loudest. The noise levels of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector range from 28dB to 34dB, and the average noise level is 30dB.

Projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Acer P1387W (£462.60) (29dB).

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Video

HD-Ready

The Acer P1287 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Acer P1287 has a carrying case, as do most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer P1287 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer P1287 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Big Bulb Power

When compared to other 17000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector, the Acer P1287's bulb power of 260 Watts is one of the biggest. The smallest bulb power of data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector is 200W, the biggest is 260W, and the average bulb power is 230W.

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Energy

High Running Costs

The P1287 has an average running cost of £110 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run data projectors of a comparable spec and age.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjl411002, acer mrjl411001, apple 1024x768, acer 1024x768
Barcodes 04053162692466, 04713147631216, 04713147631223, 04713147631230

Acer P1287 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer P1287 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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