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Acer X1278H Projector

£378.97
20000:1 XGA (1024x768) 32dB Dec 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £105.76 Electricity cost over 5 years
Acer has good projector reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Acer Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 820 user and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its data projectors. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.


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Released Over a Year Ago

Acer released the X1278H in April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer X1278H has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The X1278H is one of the least economic to run 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for more than a year that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the X1278H is £106.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer X1278H does not support full HD, unlike most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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3D-Ready

The Acer X1278H is 3D-ready. Most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also are 3D-ready.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,800 ANSI lumens, the Acer X1278H has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the WU416 (£879.60) (4,200 ANSI lumens), the EH416 (£804.22) (4,200 ANSI lumens), or the X416 (£779.97) (4,300 ANSI lumens) all from Optoma.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 32 decibels, the Acer X1278H has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 32dB noise level projectors currently available including the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS (£467.97) which has better reviews.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Panasonic PT-RZ570WEJ (£3,462) (33dB), or the Viewsonic PJD6550LW (£510.26) (32dB).

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Acer X1278H has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector also have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer X1278H has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type also have a handheld remote control.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Acer X1278H is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer X1278H does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector is 3,000h, the longest is 35,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,900h. The Acer X1278H has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 3,000 hours) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjmk11002
Barcodes 04713392122460, 04713392122477

Acer X1278H Review Sources

To prepare this Acer X1278H review we compared this projector to 2,059 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 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 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.

Other Projectors to Consider

Optoma WU416 vs Acer X1278H

Optoma WU416 vs Acer X1278H
Optoma WU416 Acer X1278H
£ 879.60 £378.97
58% Longer Lamp Service Life
One More HDMI Port
50% Higher RMS Rated Power
Two Audio in Ports
£501 More Expensive
20% Smaller Uniformity

Optoma DX349 vs Acer X1278H

Optoma DX349 vs Acer X1278H
Optoma DX349 Acer X1278H
£ 299.98 £378.97
£79 Cheaper
Two Built-In Speakers
Longer Lamp Service Life
28% Cheaper to Run
2x Lower RMS Rated Power
One Less VGA (D-Sub) Port

Optoma EH341 vs Acer X1278H

Optoma EH341 vs Acer X1278H
Optoma EH341 Acer X1278H
£ 549.00 £378.97
Two USB 2.0 Ports
One More HDMI Port
50% Higher RMS Rated Power
66W Lower Power Consumption in Economy Mode
£170 More Expensive
One Less VGA (D-Sub) Port
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