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Acer X1240

Acer X1240
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A classic and very economical to run quiet XGA projector, with good features
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 Yes Sep 2013
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Acer X1240 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Acer X1240 number 516 in 3D projectors.
96
Reviews
8 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£62 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 95%. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Acer projector has running costs of £62 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The X1240 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Supports 3D
Fascinating
Flexible
Convenient
Eco focus
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Acer X1240 Video Reviews

Acer X1240 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 8 user reviews the average user rating of this multimedia projector is superb. Over 75% of reviewers gave this data projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Acer Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 1,456 expert and owner reviews (including 308 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 96% of those that bought a Acer data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers thought the product was good value for money.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The X1240 is typical compared to the other 2,068 data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the X1240 will cost £62 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Acer released the X1240 in September 2013.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Acer X1240 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer X1240 of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 82% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Acer X1240's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 43% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Acer X1240's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is dimmer than 77% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Acer X1240 supports 3D. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Acer X1240's service life of lamp of 5,000h is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 37% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1240 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer X1240 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer X1240 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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HD-Ready

The Acer X1240 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Acer X1240's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 88% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Acer X1240 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Acer X1240 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer x1240

Barcodes:

00012304539964, 00088021517714, 00780589083624, 00886541635518, 00971485489720, 04712196226152, 04712196226169, 04712196555467, 04712196555474, 08865416355180

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