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Acer X1173

Acer X1173
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A very economical to run but only average spec quiet SVGA projector
30dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 17000:1 Yes Mar 2014
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Acer X1173 Review

With low running costs but average features, we have scored the Acer X1173 as follows:
58
Features
Average Features
36
Age
3 Years Old
80
Running Costs
£51 Over 5 Years
39
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

Epson multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £51 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 20% of all 2,029 multimedia 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
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Acer X1173 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 1,487 user and expert reviews (including 304 verified purchases) for Acer data projectors and found that on average Acer has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the X1173 will cost only £51 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since March 2014.

Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Acer X1173 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the Acer X1173 of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 83% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Acer X1173'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 data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Acer X1173's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 35% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Acer X1173's service life of lamp of 5,000h is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Acer X1173 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1173 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer X1173 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Acer X1173 of only 190W is very small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 4% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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3D-Ready

The Acer X1173 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Acer X1173 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer X1173 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer 13g020303110, acer x1173a

Barcodes:

04053162597266, 04713147032914

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