Acer X1285
Acer X1285
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Acer X1285

A very economical to run 20000:1 1024 x 768 projector with passable features
20000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Nov 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Acer X1285 Review

With low running costs but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Acer X1285 number 960 across all projectors.
Average Features
1 Year Old
£81 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 45?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £81 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 20% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Quite quiet noise level
Quite small bulb power

Acer X1285 In-Depth Analysis


Acer Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 980 expert and owner reviews (including 192 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its projectors. 93% of those that bought a Acer projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Small Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the Acer X1285 of only 200W is in the smallest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Acer X1285's noise level of only 30dB is in the quietest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1285 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer X1285 supports full HD. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Acer X1285's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 48% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer X1285 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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The Acer X1285 is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Acer X1285 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Released Over a Year Ago

This data projector has been on the market since November 2015.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The X1285 is in the cheapest 20% of all 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on fine usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the X1285 will cost only £81 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer projector3d, acer mrjlm11002, acer 1024x768
Barcodes 04053162872189, 04713147829460, 04713147829477, 05054629954775

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