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Acer X1261

Acer X1261
alaScore 84

70 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the black level and noise are on the whole positive. The usability and image quality also get good views.

value for money, image quality, usability, noise, black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Acer X1261 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 70 reviews)

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Acer X1261P

 

The Acer X1261P ($415 street) is a highly portable budget data projector, easy to set up and run. It has few frills and limited connection options, but its image quality is adequate for typical business presentations, and the projector supports the...

Inexpensive. Lightweight. 3D ready

Limited connection choices

The Acer X1261P is a portable budget XGA data projector that can do justice to typical business presentations and is capable of projecting 3D content.

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Acer X1161P vs. Acer X1261P

 

This article discusses the Acer X1161P's differences

Excellent value based on $400 ballpark street price ; 3D ready - just add active glasses, and appropriate 3D content ; 3D support for DLP 3D, and also Nvidia's standard ; Very good brightness - beats its 2700 lumen claim, good for medium sized rooms...

No digital input (HDMI or DVI) ; Only a single VGA input, so only one hi res input. Switching may be needed for a computer and a hi-res video source using component video ; Remote doubles as control panel. Losing the remote could be a short term...

In summary, the strengths of the Acer X1261P portable projector include low cost and value, 3D ready, good color for a DLP projector (in the brighter modes), extremely portable, works (plays) well at non-native resolutions, and handles everything up...

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Acer X1261P

 

Economical, compact, 3D, portable or mounted, the Acer X1261P projector is quite capable, and value priced. Just posted, a few more images, and comments will be added. This projector is included in the Education Projector Comparison Report, although it...

Excellent value based on $400 ballpark street price ; 3D ready - just add active glasses, and appropriate 3D content ; 3D support for DLP 3D, and also Nvidia's standard ; Very good brightness - beats its 2700 lumen claim, good for medium sized rooms...

No digital input (HDMI or DVI) ; Only a single VGA input, so only one hi res input. Switching may be needed for a computer and a hi-res video source using component video ; Remote doubles as control panel. Losing the remote could be a short term...

In summary, the strengths of the Acer X1261P portable projector include low cost and value, 3D ready, good color for a DLP projector (in the brighter modes), extremely portable, works (plays) well at non-native resolutions, and handles everything up...

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Amazon review summary for Acer X1261

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Acer X1261 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com.

image quality, value for money, usability

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer ColorBoost II Projector (X1261P)

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Post-ownership review

 

I am revisiting my review 2 years after purchase with my experiences. This was a fantastic projector for the price and served me well for almost exactly 2 years, a good investment. I never had to buy a new bulb even with pretty heavy use, though the...

Price ; Brightness & Contrast Ratio ; Small, Quiet ; Decent resolution and supports 1600x1200

No air filters ; Moving parts (fans and color wheel) seem low quality

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Good Staff

 

It is a good product but it is a little bit expensive! comparing with other Brands!

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720HD with VGA to HDMI cable

 

I haven't bought this projector yet and I have a more exspensive one for my home theater but I need one for my living room when I'm not in the theater room. This would be perfect because I can still have 720p. Now the VGA to HDMI cables do work I use...

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Works Great

 

Needed a projector to do a presentation and this one filled the bill perfectly. It is small enough to be easily portable and provides good options. I am looking forward to trying it with a DVD player.

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Excellent for the price

 

Very good projector, I use it at Church and the color is vivid. You cannot beat this item for the price

NONE

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works pretty good

 

I only wish tht this item had a HDMI input, so I can really get to see the great specks that this baby claims it can provide. It did the job that was needed. If I was going to use it on a daily bases, I would get one without a bulb, but if it is in a...