Review of Acer Predator Z850. Projector game problems

Review of Acer Predator Z850. Projector game problems

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Review of Acer Predator Z850. Projector game problems

Acer has recently started making a lot of interesting game products, but not all of these releases have really encouraging. For example, when we heard about the projector Acer Predator Z850, designed primarily for gaming purpose, it has already appeared before the eyes of the image of 120 inches, which can be positioned on the wall and play with your friends in your favorite shooters or racing. However, the price of new items will not allow the gadget to become a mass phenomenon and we do not quite understand is now on anyone designed projector. The fact that its value is 5 thousand dollars. But you still need to have a computer or a console, in order to transmit the image to the projector. Nobody is planning to play games on the projector for 5 thousand dollars at minimum graphics settings, right? We still decided to see what’s inside this device and tried to understand what is here asking for so much money.

Review of Acer Predator Z850. Projector game problems
Specifications Acer Predator Z850

To begin with, the projector Acer Predator Z850 is able to transfer the image on any surface up to 120 inches. It’s just a huge picture, which does not have all the house wall there. Of course, if you want to get the maximum quality and color reproduction, the panel on which you submit an image, must be white. Recommended resolution image here is 1920 by 720 pixels. That is, it is not even in the standard FullHD understanding. If desired, you can pick up an image resolution up to 1920 x 1200 pixels, but then the picture is not as sharp and smooth as we would like. brightness display the projector is 3000 ANSI lumens, contrast ratio of 100,000: 1. That is, in terms of transmission quality pictures all right, but also to surprise us with some incredible performance the Acer did not happen, and in fact for the money and would try.

Review of Acer Predator Z850. Projector game problems
Design Acer Predator Z850

Projector housing is completely made of plastic, it has a brand-name company’s colors – red and black. The upper and lower faces painted in an even color and has a matte finish, and the lateral face got red color. Material too dull, so that soil or scratch the projector, you will not. The top of the line is the logo Predator gaming devices, control keys. On the side faces of the perforation is to bleed air out of the case, that is, passive cooling, and on the back side face of all installed connectors for peripherals. Looks very cool projector, with this, of course, do not argue.

Bonuses Acer Predator Z850

We are very pleased with connectors for peripherals. There are two HDMI ports in the form of a full-size, three VGA output, “tulip”, 3.5 mm jacks for headphones / microphone, and so on. You can connect any audio system, transfer the image from any computer, set-top box, TV or media player. The developer also claims that the duration of the life of the projector is 30 thousand hours. This time lens that projects the image. For reference – 30 thousand hours is three and a half years of continuous use. Projector weighs 5.5 kilograms, so compact and easy to carry, I did not call.

Review of Acer Predator Z850. Projector game problems
Result Acer Predator Z850

Now let’s go back to the cost of the projector Acer Predator Z850. Over 5 thousand dollars and a lot of money, you get the opportunity to project the image onto any surface in the vacuum of 1920 by 1200 pixels (max resolution). All actually no other advantages in product no. For the same amount you can buy a huge display, or multiple displays, plus computer with the top-end filling.