NEC NP-P451 vs Panasonic PT-EX12KE

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NEC NP-P451
Panasonic PT-EX12KE

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The NEC NP-P451 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h longer than the Panasonic PT-EX12KE (3,000h).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The NEC NP-P451 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h longer than the Panasonic PT-EX12KE (2,000h).
One more HDMI port Edit
The NEC NP-P451 is a two HDMI port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EX12KE only has one HDMI port.
Quieter noise level Edit
The NEC NP-P451 has a noise level of 37dB, but the Panasonic PT-EX12KE is a 42dB noise level projector (5dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The NEC NP-P451 has a noise level in economy mode of 30dB. That's 9dB quieter than the Panasonic PT-EX12KE (39dB).
6x lighter Edit
NEC NP-P451 is 4.1kg heavy. That's 23.9kg lighter than the Panasonic PT-EX12KE (28kg).
£6,772 cheaper
The NEC NP-P451 costs £1,346.94, whereas the Panasonic PT-EX12KE is £8,119.20.
£238.44 cheaper to run
The NEC NP-P451 only costs £188.12 to run over five years whereas the Panasonic PT-EX12KE costs £426.56 to run (127% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
66% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is a 13,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 8,500 ANSI lumens brighter than the NEC NP-P451 (13,000 ANSI lumens).
29% bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is a 380W lamp power projector. That's 110W bigger than the NEC NP-P451 (380W).
DVI port Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE has a DVI port, whereas the NEC NP-P451 does not have a DVI port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Panasonic PT-EX12KE is three, but the NEC NP-P451 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
2x dimmer projector brightness Edit
NEC NP-P451 is only 4,500 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 8,500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-EX12KE (13,000 ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The NEC NP-P451 is a 270W lamp power projector. That's 110W smaller than the Panasonic PT-EX12KE (380W).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The NEC NP-P451 does not have a DVI port, whereas the Panasonic PT-EX12KE does.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The NEC NP-P451 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Panasonic PT-EX12KE only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the NEC NP-P451, however 4 sellers sell the Panasonic PT-EX12KE. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
9 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is a 3,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h shorter than the NEC NP-P451 (3,000h).
75% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is a 2,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the NEC NP-P451 (2,000h).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE has one HDMI port, however the NEC NP-P451 only has two HDMI ports.
5dB louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE has a noise level of 42dB, whereas the NEC NP-P451 is a 37dB noise level projector (5dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Panasonic PT-EX12KE is 39dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 9dB louder than the NEC NP-P451 (39dB).
Heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is a 28kg heavy projector. That's 23.9kg heavier than the NEC NP-P451 (28kg).
£6,772 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is more expensive than the NEC NP-P451 by £6,772.26.
Three months older
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is older than the NEC NP-P451 by three months.
127% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Panasonic PT-EX12KE costs £426.56 to run which is £238.44 more to run than the NEC NP-P451. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 114.41
Electricity cost - standby £ 73.71
Total running cost £ 188.12
Purchase price £ 1,346.94
Total cost of ownership £ 1,535.06
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 301.25
Electricity cost - standby £ 125.31
Total running cost £ 426.56
Purchase price £ 8,119.20
Total cost of ownership £ 8,545.76
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.93T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.1T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 4000:1
 4000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
4,500 ANSI lumens 13,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data 40
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 40
Matrix Size
0.59" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Projection Distance
0.69 - 14.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
25 - 300 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
160W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h
BEST
3,000h
Lamp Power
270W 380W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
3,500h
BEST
2,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range
1.7 - 2.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
17.4 - 29 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio Input
 PC audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Output
 PC audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
37dB
BEST
42dB
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating System
 Windows operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB
BEST
39dB
Air Filter
 Air filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
16W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
10W
BEST
17W
Typical Power Consumption
357W
BEST
940W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
0.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 50 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
UL60950-1, CSA60950-1, FCC 15 B, ICES-03 B, NOM-001-SCFI-1993 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.1kg
BEST
28kg
Height
115mm 268mm
Depth
282mm 757mm
Width
398mm 538.5mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Networking Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data Fast Ethernet
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