Acer South Africa has launched the slim Acer PD323 projector, which weighs only 1,3kg. This projector provides travelling salespeople and mobile professionals with a truly portable solution that brings presentations to life with shining intensity and fine detail.

Designed for mobile users looking for an easy-to-carry, ultra-light projector is only 216 X 169 X 62mm and boasts best-of-class brightness at 2000 ANSI Lumens, ensuring exceptional brightness no matter where it is used. The XGA 1024 x 768 pixel resolution provides simple connection to any notebook, without the need to adapt the display resolution, while the high contrast ratio of 2000:1 guarantees clear crisp images.
The Acer PD323 is based on the latest DLP chipset technology to display moving images with smooth-running precision for shocking realism. Lightning-fast start-up and shutdown means that the user is ready to start projecting within 15 seconds of pressing the power button, and ready to pack up and hit the road 30 seconds after switching off.
Says Bongani Gumbo, product manager for LCDs and Projectors at Acer South Africa: "This compact, light and versatile projector offers the ergonomic design, fast response times, vibrant colour, and sharp images that customers have come to expect from Acer. It's an ideal solution for mobile professionals, and small businesses that want a professional but affordable projector."
The projector supports a broad range of connectivity options through Composite, S-Video, component and D-sub connections, as well as a 3.5 mm audio mini jack for better speaker output, improving presentation audibility.
The Acer PD323 is also equipped with useful functions such as 'password protection' ensuring that only authorised people use the projector, and offers an extra layer of defence against theft, while 'auto-shutdown' helps reduce electricity consumption and saves costs by shutting down the projector after a user-defined period without receiving an input signal.
This ultra-light projector is bundled with a remote control that features a laser pointer, plus mouse and page up/down functionality, in a slim fashionable case. Acer's Empowering Technology Key on the remote control allows for rapid access to frequently-used functions and settings like Acer's eView Management – a practical utility that allows users to create and save display profiles based on their viewing preferences; Acer's eOpening Management – a simple mechanism that enables the user to select their own projector start-up image, and the eTimer Management which helps users to stick to the time allocated for a presentation by setting a countdown that notifies them when their time is up.