Acer America Corp. today announced the Acer K hybrid laser-LED projector for commercial users in the U.S. This new projector leverages hybrid laser-LED. Projector Model, K Technology, DLP. Price, Brightness (Manufacturer Claim), Brightness Description, N/A. Contrast Ratio, Projection. aspect ratio support, 24p True Cinema, Acer ColorSafe II Technology, Auto Power Off, DLP 3D Ready, High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection System.

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Acer K520 Projector

But if no one told you about the acet source, it’s unlikely you’d notice that there was anything different about it. Like other models with hybrid light sources, the K uses LEDs for the red and blue primaries along with a laser shining on a phosphor element to produce green.

I saw yellow fringing at borders between bright and dark areas such as the image’s edgeand also, many grays were tinted slightly greenish, an issue that persisted through all color modes. Posted Oct 20, Reader Comments 2 comments Posted Oct 20, Color gamut is the range of color a display can reproduce and is commonly expressed as a percentage of NTSC.

Its wide color gamut and up to 85 percent color saturation NTSC 1 create deep color tones for brilliant, life-like imagery. Cyber Monday deals on storage: Text quality was good, with black-on-white type readable down to the smallest side, and white-on-black text blurred at the smallest size but otherwise readable.

The K has native XGA 1, by resolution, and a rated brightness of 2, lumens. The best summary description of the Acer K would be that it’s an 8. Audio from the K’s 2-watt internal speaker is fairly soft, but should be adequate for use in a smallish room.


Environmental Parameters Sound Emission.

Acer K Laser LED Projector Review

I extrapolate that perhaps LEDs very rapidly lose their punch or maybe there’s a quality control problem. Xbox, PlayStation, movies, phones and more Heck, I even threw in a desk. It automatically syncs with wide-format displays without requiring resolution adjustments from a PC.

The brightness level isn’t necessarily a problem. I also noticed occasional tinting; some scenes appeared overly red.

Lamp life depends on a variety of factors including brightness and can be maximized via Acer EcoProjection Technology, which allows the user to customize power-saving configurations. Mobile by Stephen Shankland Dec 10, aced Since Acer ace the lamp at 30, hours I was more than a bit annoyed when a message popped up a few days ago warning that the lamp was reaching the end of its ‘useful life’ in full power standard mode. Video Input Video Modes.

What Hi-Fi?

Post a comment Commenting on this article is easy and does not require any registration. Plus, ColorSafe II prevents color decay, such as k5220 yellow and green tint displayed by some projectors that have been used for extended periods of time. I’ve had an ACER k11 for almost exactly 3 years now–no more than hours on it. It’s relatively low-priced for its ilk, and its k5200 shouldn’t ever need replacement, but has a relatively sparse set of connection choices and doesn’t offer anything to set apart from the pack.

Enter the numbers as they appear to the left. An appealing look and feel sports a white and gray color scheme and rounded aceer. Add in the more than acceptable image quality for data screens, and the K can be a cost-effective, and potentially attractive, choice for a small to medium-size conference room or classroom. Act like your business depends on aecr Backups: The image stood up well to a modest amount of ambient light, with some degradation when I introduced a lot of ambient light.


It’s a bit on the heavy side, so you’ll want to use it mostly at a fixed location. Colors were generally well saturated.

Acer K specifications

Media Streamers by David Katzmaier Dec 3, Acer hybrid projector color technology offers flexible color settings and a wider color gamut. In my testing using the DisplayMate suite, data image quality proved suitable for typical business or classroom presentations. The lamp’s lifetime in normal mode is given as 20, hours, so it should effectively last the lifetime of the projector.

Components by Joshua Goldman Nov 26, Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi by Taylor Martin. Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc.

It is backed by a one-year warranty. At the front of the lens are a focus ring and a zoom lever. Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. You like technology, and you want to give a cool gadget this year.

An Instant Resume feature enables the projector to recommence projection immediately after it has been turned off without requiring users to wait for it to cool down.