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Acer X1285

74

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Acer X1285

£401.71
Acer X1285
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A fully featured but 3 year old quiet XGA multimedia projector, with average running costs and a low price
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 20000:1 Yes Jun 2015
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Acer X1285 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Acer X1285 number 485 in 3D projectors and number 843 across all projectors.
70
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£1,500 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Epson data 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 2018.
This projector has running costs of £1,500 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 4% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Best value projectors for work and play
Bright and vivid
Acer dust shield
Convenient and flexible
Eco-smart

Should You Buy it Now?

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Acer X1285 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 1,459 expert and owner reviews (including 301 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 96% of those that bought a Acer multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 84% of projectors, it has good features but is over 6 months old and at £401.71 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the X1285 is £1,500 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the X1285 in June 2015.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Acer X1285 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Acer X1285's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 81% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Acer X1285 of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 14% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer X1285 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 45% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Acer X1285 of only 4,000h is shorter than 65% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Acer X1285 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1285 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Acer X1285 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Acer X1285's bulb power of only 200W is in the smallest 20% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer X1285 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Acer X1285 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of data projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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HD-Ready

The Acer X1285 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer mrjlm11002

Barcodes:

04053162872189, 04713147829460, 04713147829477, 05054629954775

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