Digital TV from a standard-definition set-top box also looked blotchy. The fan is audible and will be noticeable during quiet periods of movies and TV shows. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category. The lamp has a stated lifespan of hours, so it should last a very long while if used conservatively. Photos, on the other hand, lacked definition and contrast; subtle colours were drowned out and shadowed areas were just too dark. I need power and lots of it.
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For users who watch a lot of DVDs, but who can’t afford a home theatre projector or big screen TV just yet, the X is a good stop-gap solution. I need power and lots of it.
Despite its average picture quality in our tests, the X is a suitable projector for the business person who frequently goes on the road to give presentations, or for the user who wants an inexpensive big-screen for a home theatre setup. Would you buy this?
Acer X DLP Projector | Product overview | What Hi-Fi?
For office presentations, the X features a D-Sub port, which can be connected to a PC or notebook, and has a native resolution of x Indeed, the unit itself doesn’t have much in the way of physical adjustments; only one height-adjustable leg is present at the front of the unit, none at the back apart from the right one, which extends only a few millimetresand the lens can’t be zoomed, only focused.
As for heat, the X will warm up a typical 4x6m room noticeably.
Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. This is a 4: The unit has screw holes for a base to be attached, which can facilitate a wall- or ceiling-mounted position. It’s a small, DLP-based projector, which doesn’t have an extensive feature set x11600 not so great image quality; 1×160, it’s an affordable unit for business users who want something portable to take on the road for presentations, or for weekend entertainers who want to invite the neighbours over to watch a DVD or sporting event.
Acer X1160 Projector
During our tests, it produced crisp and fairly bright results when projecting a Windows desktop; text was easy to read and graphics, such as logos, graphs and tables were serviceable. Overall though, the x160 effect’ wasn’t bad enough to make viewing unpleasant.
Its ANSI lumens brightness rating is good for the price, and the projector was bright enough to be viewed in a well lit room during the day. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category. Its cooling fan extracts air through a side-firing vent, instead of a forward-firing one, so people sitting to the right of the unit will definitely feel the heat more than others.
The fan is audible and will be noticeable during quiet periods of movies and TV shows. However, be sure to have some Yellow Pages handy to prop it up.
Cons Lens can’t be zoomed, contrast wasn’t very good, some blotchiness was evident during our video tests.
Acer X Review: – Projectors – Business Projectors – Good Gear Guide Australia
Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Digital TV from a standard-definition set-top box also looked blotchy.
Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work. S-Video and composite ports are available at the rear of the unit for DVD and digital set-top box connections, for example, and the projector will easily handle the x resolution of DVDs and most standard-definition set-top boxes.
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Pros Compact size; strong brightness, which makes it easy to view in brightly-lit rooms; credit card-sized remote control. The composite connection is adequate afer plugging in gaming consoles such as a PlayStation 2 — we connected ours and had no problems playing Tekken on the big screen — but the S-Video connection will provide much better quality when viewing movies and TV. Photos, on the other hand, lacked definition and contrast; subtle colours were drowned out and shadowed areas were just x11160 dark.
If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money.
Acer X1160 Projector Specifications
The projector does allow for its contrast, brightness, colour and sharpness settings to be changed, and it also has a few task presets, such as video and presentation mode, that can be invoked at the press of a button. The lamp has a stated lifespan of hours, so it should last a very long while if used conservatively. Bottom Line Despite its average picture quality in our tests, the X is a suitable projector for the business person who frequently goes on the road to give presentations, or for the user who wants an inexpensive big-screen for a home theatre setup.