Acer P1287 vs Acer P1500
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Acer P1287vsAcer P1500

Acer P1287

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Acer P1287

£423.97
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and top-value moderate noise level XGA data projector, with low running costs and good features
95
Reviews
13 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£68 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 17000:1 Yes Oct 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 17000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Oct 2015
Acer P1500

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score

Acer P1500

£621.26
£293.92
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured quiet 1080p projector, with a reasonable price and low running costs
93
Reviews
21 Reviews
76
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
58
Age
4 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Aug 2013
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 29dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Aug 2013
Acer P1287

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Acer P1287

£423.97
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and top-value moderate noise level XGA data projector, with low running costs and good features
95
Reviews
13 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£68 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 17000:1 Yes Oct 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 17000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Oct 2015
Acer P1500

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score

Acer P1500

£621.26
£293.92
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured quiet 1080p projector, with a reasonable price and low running costs
93
Reviews
21 Reviews
76
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
58
Age
4 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Aug 2013
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 29dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Aug 2013

Top Prices

Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Acer Direct
£423.97
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Ebuyer Business
Acer P1287 Dlp 3d XGA Projector - 4200 lms
£432.24
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Projectorshop24
£449.77
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Techdna
£456.24
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Ebuyer
Acer P1287 Dlp 3d XGA Projector - 4200 lms
£464.36
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Amazon UK
Acer P1287 Projector DLP 3D Ready, XGA, 4200 Lumens, 17000:1, HDMI, MHL, Built-in Speakers
£468.50
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Amazon UK
Acer P1287 - data projectors (4:3, AC, 4:3, 16:9, 1 - 9.8 m, 17000:1, DLP)
£528.57
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BT Shop
Acer P1287 DLP XGA 4200 Lumens Projector
£468.50
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BT Business Direct
Acer P1287 DLP XGA 4200 Lumens Projector
£468.50
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CCL Computers
Acer P1287 3D DLP Projector 17000_1 4200 Lumens 1024x768 2.5kg (Brand new, unopened) - on
£487.06
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eBay
Acer P1287 Dlp 3d XGA Projector - 4200 lms (Brand new, unopened)
£494.64
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Just Projectors
£495.94
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Gameseek
Acer P1287 Pro Projector
£508.24
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The Tech Warehouse
Acer P1287 4200ANSI Lumens XGA (1024x768) 3D Desktop Black DLP Projector - 4_3, (Brand new, unopened) - on
£519.29
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Kikatek Outlet
Acer P1287 3D DLP Projector 17000_1 4200 Lumens 1024x768 2.5kg (Brand new, unopened) - on
£520.05
Go to Store
PC World Business
Acer P1287 - DLP projector - portable - 3D
£552.37
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GameSeek MegaStore
ACER P1287 PRO PROJECTOR (Brand new, unopened) - on
£559.06
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Reichelt UK
£569.00
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MirageTek
£621.26
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Amazon UK
Acer Professional and Education P1500 - data projectors (1143 - 7620mm (45 - 300"), 16:9, AC, 16:9, 10000:1, DLP)
£1,228.48
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Reasons For

Acer P1287 Acer P1500
6 Reasons For
Brighter Projector Brightness
The Acer P1287 is a 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer P1500 (3,000 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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20% Bigger Bulb Power
The Acer P1287 has a bulb power of 260W. That's 50W bigger than the Acer P1500 (210W).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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£197 Cheaper
The Acer P1287 is £197.29 cheaper than the Acer P1500.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to Run by £2 Over Five Years
The Acer P1287 only costs £68 to run over five years however the Acer P1500 costs £70 to run (3% more).
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User Reviews Are Better
The average user review score of the Acer P1287 is 96% based on 10 reviews, whereas the average rating of the Acer P1500 is 89% (based on 16 reviews).
2 Reasons For
18% Quieter Noise Level
The Acer P1500 has a noise level of 29dB, however the Acer P1287 is a 34dB projector (5dB louder).

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

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1,000h Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Acer P1500 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Acer P1287 (3,000h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

The Acer P1287 has better user reviews than the Acer P1500. The average user reviews score for the Acer P1287 is 96% based on 10 reviews, where as the average score for the Acer P1500 is 89% based on 16 reviews.
Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Best
5 stars
8 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
10 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews

Date Released

Acer P1287 Acer P1500
28 months old Best 55 months old

Key Features

Noise Level

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer P1287
Acer
P1287
9 trees 0.34 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Acer P1500
Acer
P1500
9 trees 0.35 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Noise Level 34dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode) 29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
17000:1
 17000:1
17000:1
 17000:1
Projector Brightness 4,200 ANSI Lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size 0.55" Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization 0.02kHz 0.05kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 100kHz 100kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 0.12kHz 0.12kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization 15kHz 30kHz
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 2,400 ANSI Lumens
Zoom Ratio
1.92:1
 1.92:1
1.92:1
 1.92:1
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Lamp 1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 4,000h 5,000h
BEST
Bulb Power 260W
BEST
210W
Service Life of Lamp 3,000h 4,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Optical Zoom 1.2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom 2x 2x
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer P1287 Acer P1500
RS-232 Port 1 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 3
BEST
2
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer P1287 Acer P1500
RMS Rated Power 10W 2W
BEST
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Display Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Display Diagonal 50" Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 330W 290W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 280W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 280W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Weight 2.5kg 2.2kg
BEST
Height 93mm 78mm
Depth 223mm 220mm
Width 314mm 264mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Cables Included
AC VGA
 AC
 VGA
AC VGA
 AC
 VGA
 
 
 
Other Features Acer P1287 Acer P1500
Mini USB Port Unknown - Click to provide data
Analogue Video Signal Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Panel Brightness 4,200 Cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

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