DELL 7700 vs NEC PA522

DELL 7700
NEC PA522

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger lamp power Edit
The DELL 7700 is a 400W lamp power projector. That's 70W bigger than the NEC PA522 (330W).
Four USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the DELL 7700 is four, but the NEC PA522 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The DELL 7700 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the NEC PA522 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Two built-in speakers Edit
The DELL 7700 has two built-in speakers, however the NEC PA522 only has one built-in speaker.
16% lighter Edit
The DELL 7700 has a weight of 7.3kg. That's 1.1kg lighter than the NEC PA522 (8.4kg).
£674 cheaper
The DELL 7700 costs £674 less than the NEC PA522.
8 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
NEC PA522 is 5,200 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the DELL 7700 (5,200 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The NEC PA522 is a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 2,000h longer than the DELL 7700 (4,000h).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The NEC PA522 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h longer than the DELL 7700 (3,000h).
3D image projection Edit
The NEC PA522 supports 3D image projection, whereas the DELL 7700 does not support 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

One more HDMI port Edit
The NEC PA522 is a three HDMI port projector, whereas the DELL 7700 only has two HDMI ports.
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The NEC PA522 has a noise level in economy mode of 33dB. That's 3dB quieter than the DELL 7700 (33dB).
Available from 4 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£23.34 cheaper to run
The NEC PA522 only costs £148.60 to run over five years whereas the DELL 7700 costs £171.94 to run (16% more). Read more

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The DELL 7700 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the NEC PA522 (5,200 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The DELL 7700 is a 2,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 2,000h shorter than the NEC PA522 (4,000h).
1,500h shorter lamp service life Edit
The DELL 7700 is a 1,500h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the NEC PA522 (3,000h).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The DELL 7700 does not support 3D image projection, whereas the NEC PA522 supports 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the DELL 7700 is two, but the NEC PA522 only has three HDMI ports.
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The DELL 7700 is a 36dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 3dB louder than the NEC PA522 (33dB).
Less retailers
Only 7 retailers sells the DELL 7700, whereas 11 stores sell the NEC PA522. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over one year older
The DELL 7700 is older than the NEC PA522 by 21 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 16%
The DELL 7700 costs £171.94 to run which is £23.34 more to run than the NEC PA522 over five years. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
70W smaller lamp power Edit
The NEC PA522 is a 330W lamp power projector. That's 70W smaller than the DELL 7700 (330W).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The NEC PA522 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the DELL 7700 only has four USB 2.0 ports.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The NEC PA522 has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the DELL 7700 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the NEC PA522 is one, but the DELL 7700 only has two built-in speakers.
Heavier Edit
NEC PA522 is 8.4kg heavy. That's 1.1kg heavier than the DELL 7700 (8.4kg).
£674 more expensive
The NEC PA522 is more expensive than the DELL 7700 by £674.

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Date Released

53 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 168.25
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 171.94
Purchase price £ 1,540.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,711.94
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 147.42
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.18
Total running cost £ 148.60
Purchase price £ 2,214.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,362.60
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.85T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.74T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2500:1
BEST
 2500:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens 5,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Vertical Keystone Correction
±30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.76"
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
1 - 12 0.7 - 76.4
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
20.9 - 293 30 - 500
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 264W
Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
2,000h 4,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
400W
BEST
330W
Lamp Service Life
1,500h 3,000h
BEST

Lens System

Aperture Range
2.6 - 2.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
Number of Optional Lenses Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 6

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 4096 x 2160
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2048 x 1080
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 4096 x 2160
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2048 x 1080
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 1
PC Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio input
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Microphone Input
 Microphone input
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
1 1
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-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
4
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1
AC Power in
 AC power in
 AC power in
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 39dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
36dB 33dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 153
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Grey
 White
 Black
 Grey
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.16W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
525W 460W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 362W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
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
 120 - 240
 120
 100 - 240
 100
 120 - 240
 120
 100 - 240
 100
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.9

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CE, ErP, TÜV GS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.3kg
BEST
8.4kg
Height
135mm 142mm
Depth
290mm 359mm
Width
432mm 499mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Connectivity
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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