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Acer U5220 Projector

13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB Aug 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £95.82 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good high def TV
Good brand
Not good in terms of size
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Average Running Costs

The U5220 is typical compared to the other 13 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched in the last 12 months that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the U5220 is £96.

Good High Def TV

One Acer U5220 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Ican gave it an excellent review score and mentioned “Amazing amazing hd projector, PS3, PC, Video files all look stunning” in their review of this projector.

Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Acer U5220 reviewer considered that this projector was heavy and bulky. Mai Thanh Son mentioned on Amazon “A bit bulky” in her review.


Good Brand

We checked 820 expert and owner reviews (including 17 verified purchases) for Acer multimedia projectors and found that on average Acer has good reviews. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 93% of those that bought a Acer multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Nine Months Ago

It was August 2016 when this data projector was released.


Supports Full HD

The Acer U5220 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out in the last year do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer U5220 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that were launched in the last year also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Acer U5220 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 3,000 ANSI lumens) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. Recently released projectors have projector brightnesses of between 3,000 ANSI lumens and 4,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of similar spec data projectors that have been available for the last year is 31dB and the loudest is 38dB. With a noise level of only 33 decibels, the Acer U5220 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Acer U5220 has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other new data projectors do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer U5220 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors that were launched in the last 12 months also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer U5220 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a DVI port.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the new similar spec multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 3,000h to 20,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Acer U5220 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjl211002, acer mrjl211001, acer bcw3za00, acer bcw3zs00
Barcodes 04053162839946, 04713147621576, 04713147621583, 05054629947302

Acer U5220 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer U5220 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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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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