All replies Drop Down menu. It’s not the best or the brightest, but when it comes to portable projectors on a budget, Acer has got it nailed. Contrast — rated at 1, The need to have two USB slots for the supply of full brightness is a little odd, and the added requirement to have them very close to each other will instantly rule out many laptops and ultrabooks. However, steer away from fine or small text — the C performs best with big, bold fonts. Setting-up the C isn’t difficult at all, but nor is it flexible. Nov 9, 3:
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Having sat the C on a coffee table opposite a acsr screen in a complete blackout, we settled on a inch image from about 1. Ask a question Reset.
Notebooks Speciality level out of ten: It’s not the best or the brightest, but when it comes to portable projectors on a budget, Acer has got it nailed. It may or may not work but I’d give it a try. Nov 9, 3: The tiny size and — almost as useful — lack of bulky power pack and remote aecr makes the C mightily tempting.
At 35 decibels, the C is whisper-quiet compared to most projectors, though it doesn’t have the built-in speakers now common on beamers of all sizes; on a projector this tiny that would be pointless since it’s smaller than ,ac laptop it must be connected to.
SNIP regarding your intended punwhen searching, I read a review contemporary with the projector’s release c210 I stopped reading when it started talking about TWO simultaneous USB connections required for Full Brightness – beyond my comprehension!
The resolution is hardly a revolution, either. The need to have two USB slots for the supply of full brightness is a little odd, and the added requirement to have them very close to each other will instantly rule out many laptops and ultrabooks. Nov 9, 1: There’s almost nothing to it; plug it in to a laptop’s USB slots and — after engaging auto-play of an EXE file stored on the C itself — drivers installed on the C itself will mirror or extend the desktop.
It may raise the image slightly, but doing so creates a mis-aligned image — and there’s no keystone correction to address that problem. Contrast — rated at 1, It’s with its bulb that the C shows its true colours.
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Add a little colour and the C does well, with graphs and graphics rendered with just enough lustre to impress. Something similar to some devices such as router’s not working with Macs if you install the software.
The cable provided has two USB slots on one end and a proprietary Acer-made figure-of-eight connection on the other. Pride of place in Acer’s Travel Series, the C will appeal to any road warrior who occasionally needs to quickly impress with an instant Powerpoint presentation.
However, steer away from fine or small text — the C performs best with big, bold fonts. Nov 9, News Reviews Insights TechRadar.
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It weighs a mere g and measures just x82x26mm, but it’s not just the C’s size that impresses. Setting-up the C isn’t difficult aer all, but nor is it flexible.
I’ve used many acet and have never installed any software that came with them. Desktops Speciality level out of ten: Nov 9, 2: Given the popularity of the MacBook Air and Pro with road warriors, that’s a big mistake, though Windows users won’t give a jot about that.
If I was the OP I would try the projector and set up system preferences to use the projector as an external display.
There’s also a small fake-felt bag for the C, though it’s so snug it’s hard to fit the projector inside, and there’s no room for the USB cable. That’s a shame since the only other way to achieve full brightness is to be sure to use both USB terminals on a laptop, or else the brightness dims.
Did you see the specs in the acer link? Plainly says no Mac or Android. There’s actually nothing else to detain us here aside from a slightly sticky manual focus dial — what with there being no user interface or any kind of image adjustments — so we’ll move on to the quality of the projected image.
TechRadar pro IT insights for business. So its chances of working without a Mac driver are dim pun intended.