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Acer Business K520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Acer Business K520. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Views about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. The price and size are also appreciated, but there are some negative comments about the image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Acer Business K520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Acer Business K520 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Projectors on People are impressed by the design, but many are negative about the usability.



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This summary is based on the products: Acer K520 XGA Resolution DLP Hybrid LED/Laser Projector, HDMI x 2, Carry Case Included.Acer K520 XGA Resolution DLP Hybrid LED/Laser Projector, HDMI x 2, Carry Case Included.

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (

Acer K520


The Acer K520 projector uses a hybrid LED-laser light source that's both long-lasting and eco-friendly.

Long lamp life. 3D capable. Good text quality.

Some tinting in data images. Significant rainbow effect in video.

The Acer K520 is relatively low priced for a hybrid LED-laser projector. It's a bit on the heavy side, so you'll want to use it mostly at a fixed location. Its data image quality is average, and suitable for typical presentations, while its video...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (

Acer K520


The Acer K520 is a data projector with a hybrid LED/laser light engine with a long-lasting bulb, and a modest set of connection choices.

Nov, 2013

Product Specifications


Color of product:Silver, White / White
Form Factor:Desktop
Product type:Desktop projector


Built-in display: No

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (typical):215
Power Source:AC


Lamp Type:Laser/LED hybrid
Service life of lamp:20000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.41 - 2.55
Digital Zoom:2
Focal length range (f-f):0.858 - 0.944


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:2


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features



Noise Level:32
Noise level (economic mode):29
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Composite video in:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB connector type:USB A
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (typical):215
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1 / 100000:1
Horizontal synchronization (max):100
Horizontal synchronization (min):30
Keystone correction, vertical:-40 - 40 / -40/+40
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Number of colors:1.073 billion colors / 1070
Objective projection distance:47.2 - 468.5
Projection distance:47.2 - 468.5
Projection technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2000
Projector brightness (economic mode):1600
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:27 - 300 / 28 - 300
Supported aspect ratios:16:9, 16:10 / 4:3 / 4:3, 16:9
Vertical synchronization (max):0.12 / 0.120
Vertical synchronization (min):0.050
Zoom capability: Yes
Zoom ratio:1.1:1


3D:N / Y
3D compatibility:No / Yes
3D-ready: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD:No / Yes
HD-Ready: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.09 / 9.1
Height:3.4 / 3.43