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Acer X1161

alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 reviews of Acer X1161. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and noise. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Acer X1161 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Acer X1161

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 user reviews of Acer X1161 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the reliability and noise. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer X1161P 3D-DLP ProjectorAcer X1161P 3D-DLP Projector

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: L L. (newegg.com)

Real piece of junk

 

none

This projector barely had 15 hours on it and the "Fan Fail" warning comes up and Acer will not even talk to me about it. THEY SAY THEY DON'T SUPPORT PROJECTORS! STAY AWAY FROM ANYTHING THESE PEOPLE MAKE!

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Real piece of junk

 

none

This projector barely had 15 hours on it and the "Fan Fail" warning comes up and Acer will not even talk to me about it. THEY SAY THEY DON'T SUPPORT PROJECTORS! STAY AWAY FROM ANYTHING THESE PEOPLE MAKE

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Allied I. (newegg.com)

One down.. Lessons learned

 

Acer's customer service has suffered greatly since the Gateway/eMachines merge. It borders on un-friendly. I purchased a replacement unit and will take better care of it. Dead at 6 weeks and weeks to have fixed (and do without a picture)?? = Not...

Affordable. Really clear and decent picture (if you are not sitting within 4 feet of the screen). Easy to use, focus and enjoy.

fragile and appears to be super sensitive to heat and humidity. The first one died at 6 weeks old. Used it every day and it got left on over night more than once (fell asleep while watching my 10' picture!). Then... no light, but bulb was good. Our...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: John G. (newegg.com)

Follow up to previous review

 

I got my projector repaired by Acer for around $20. I bought it from Newegg with my Capital One card which doubles the warranty period and retains special warranty benefits. Be forewarned, there is a lot of paperwork involved. In my case they paid the...

I looked into fixing the projector myself. The DMD chip might cost as little as $118+ Shipping from China. The real question is can this be a simple disassemble -plug in new chip-reassemble repair? The service manual gives no hint as to that...

Keep this projector's capabilities in perspective. Really what do you expect for less than three bills. Thus far I have put over 300 hours on the repaired machine. I am satisfied.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: David - Texas (newegg.com)

Bad product and bad support

 

talked to several Acer supports they could not take care the problems. Eventually talked to level 2 support manager Mr. Banks in Texas about replacing the unit, but got same standard answer - would take several weeks to check, fixing, sending back......

Cheap

bought 2 months ago, since day 1 ; 1. image blur ; 2. image is not shown as rectangle, left side image height is shorter than right side ; After one month ; 3. Intermittently shutdown automatically ; 4. wireless control not responsive, took 3-5 pushes...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: David C. (newegg.com)

Bad product and bad support

 

talked to several Acer supports they could not take care the problems. Eventually talked to level 2 support manager Mr. Banks in Texas about replacing the unit, but got same standard answer - would take several weeks to check, fixing, sending back......

Cheap

bought 2 months ago, since day 1: 1. image blur 2. image is not shown as rectangle, left side image height is shorter than right side After one month: 3. Intermittently shutdown automatically 4. wireless control not responsive, took 3-5 pushes to power...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

issuse

 

don't understand why the lamp died, but it works pretty good.

cheap, portable, lightweight easy to use.

sound not built in, lamp life rated at 5000 normal mode had it for two years lamp has died twice at 600 hours

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: andrew (newegg.com)

issuse

 

don't understand why the lamp died, but it works pretty good.

cheap, portable, lightweight easy to use

sound not built in, lamp life rated at 5000 normal mode had it for two years lamp has died twice at 600 hours

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Rich, (tigerdirect.com)

User friendly?

 

It certainly does the job and is well built and balanced. May with trying to be more user friendly, the menu does not offer many otions for custom set up. That's the only real downside. I like it enough to get another one for another room in our building.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: heidi d. (newegg.com)

Received With Disrespect

 

The review guidelines specify that there can be no hate or incitement of violence, well, I just paid hundreds of dollars to be completely disrespected. I'd say Newegg is the one inciting hate, and causing harm.

Uhh, it's shiny?

Plugged the thing in exactly to quick-start guidelines, the power button was initially red, pressed it as the instructions said. Turned around to clean up packaging, turned back around to see how it was doing only to find that it stopped working...

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Ceiling mountable: Yes
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Desktop
LED Indicators: Yes
Product type:Desktop projector

Display

Built-in display: No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:110 - 220
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:110 - 220
Input Voltage:110 - 220
Power consumption (standby):5
Power consumption (typical):224
Power Source:AC

Lamps

Bulb power:180
Lamp Power:180
Lamp Type:OSRAM / P-VIP
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:3000 / 4000 / 5000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):4000 / 5000 / 6000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.41 - 2.55
Digital Zoom:2
Focal length range (f-f):0.0949 - 0.1 / 0.858 - 0.944
Focus:Manual
Optical Zoom:1.1

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

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

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

Aspect Ratio:4:3 / 4:3, 16:9
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):10.6 x 3.15 x 7.56 / 10.6 x 7.56 x 3.15
Lens focal range:2.41 - 2.55 / F/2.41 - F/2.55
Network ready: No
Power LED: Yes
Power Requirements:100 - 240V
Projection lens:F = 2.41 - 2.55, f = 21.79 - 23.99 mm
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video compatibility mode:NTSC (3.58/4.43), PAL (B/D/G/H/I/M/N), SECAM (B/D/G/K/K1/L), HDTV (720p, 1080i, 1080p), EDTV (480p, 576p), SDTV (480i, 576i)
Weight:4.9
Weight (imperial):4.9
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC / AC, Composite, VGA / AC, VGA
Carrying case: Yes
Handheld remote control:No / Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Display scan frequency (horizontal):0 - 100 / 30 - 100
HDCP: No
Horizontal scan range:0 - 100 / 30 - 100
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Noise Level:30
Plug and Play: Yes
Vertical scan range:0 - 120 / 50 - 120 / 50 - 85
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Composite video in:1
DVI port: No
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:USB Type-B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:110 - 220
Power consumption (standby):5
Power consumption (typical):224
Power Source:AC

Projector

Contrast ratio (typical):4000:1
Horizontal synchronization (max):100
Keystone correction, vertical:+/-40 / -40 - 40 / ±40
Maximum analog resolution:800 x 600
Maximum digital resolution:1600 x 1200
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of colors:1.073 billion colors / 1070 / 16.78 million colors
Objective projection distance:11.9 / 39.4 - 468.1 / 39.4 - 468.5 / 39.4 - 472.4 / 39.8 - 468.1 / 468.5
Projection distance:39.4 - 468.1 / 39.4 - 468.5 / 39.4 - 472.4 / 39.8 - 468.1
Projection technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2500 / 2700
Projector brightness (economic mode):2160
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600)
Screen size compatibility:0.58 - 7.62 / 23 - 300 / 30 - 300 / 300
Supported aspect ratios:4:3
Uniformity:85
Vertical synchronization (max):120
Zoom capability:Auto/Manual / Manual / Yes
Zoom ratio:1.1:1

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Video

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D-ready: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD:No / Yes
HD-Ready: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Supported video modes:1080p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.56
Height:3.15
Weight:4.85 / 4.98 / 77.6
Width:10.6