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Acer X1285 Projector

20000:1 XGA (1024x768) 26dB Nov 2015
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 654 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Full HD

The Acer X1285 supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the X1285 also support full HD.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper multimedia projectors such as the Acer P1285[plb_2934472_price].

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this projector and we think the Acer P1285B[plb_2913312_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports 3D

The Acer X1285 supports 3D, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

Other projectors which support 3D currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper multimedia projectors such as the Acer P1285[plb_2934472_price].

We compared this projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a 3D and we think the Acer P1285B[plb_2913312_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer X1285 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the X1285.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper data projectors such as the Acer P1285[plb_2934472_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer P1285B[plb_2913312_price].

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is the most frequently supported supported graphics resolutions on data projectors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

With a power consumption (PowerSave) of only 196 Watts, the Acer X1285 has one of the lower power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The average power consumption (PowerSave) of projectors of this age and type is 240W.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The average power consumption (economy mode) of 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the X1285 is 250W. At only 196 Watts, the Acer X1285 has a fairly low power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the X1285.

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Light

Across all the similar spec projectors that have been around for more than a year the weights range from 420g to 12kg, and the average weight is 3.1kg. With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the Acer X1285 is quite light compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the X1285.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Acer X1285 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the X1285 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The Acer X1285 has a fairly small bulb power (only 200 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the X1285. Multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the X1285 have bulb powers of between 190W and 370W, and the average bulb power is 240W.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago the RMS rated powers range from 1.5W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 10W. With an RMS rated power of only 3 Watts, the Acer X1285 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released one year ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer X1285

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the X1285 will cost £81 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 26 projectors of this age and type.

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector has been on the market for over a year.

Price Has Increased by £0.02

The price of the X1285 has increased by £0.02 in the last 17 days.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Acer X1285 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

We compared all the other 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors to this data projector and we think cheaper projectors such as the Acer P1285[plb_2934472_price] is also worth considering.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 26 decibels, the Acer X1285 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X1285.

Alternative 26dB noise level data projectors currently available that you might also want to consider include the Acer P1285[plb_2934472_price] which is cheaper.

If you are not worried about having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the Acer P1285B[plb_2913312_price] (26dB).

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Specification

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Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
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Total running cost over 5 years £80.12
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjlm11001
Barcodes 04713147829460, 04713147829477

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