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NEC NP-P451 vs Panasonic PT-EX12KE

NEC NP-P451 vs Panasonic PT-EX12KE

NEC NP-P451
Panasonic PT-EX12KE

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The NEC NP-P451 has a service life of lamp of 3,500h. That's 1,500h longer than the Panasonic PT-EX12KE (2,000h).
Wi-Fi Edit
The NEC NP-P451 supports Wi-Fi, however the Panasonic PT-EX12KE does not support Wi-Fi. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

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.

£259.27 cheaper to run
The NEC NP-P451 only costs £167.29 to run over five years whereas the Panasonic PT-EX12KE costs £426.56 to run (155% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
70% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is a 13,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 9,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the NEC NP-P451 (13,000 ANSI lumens).
29% bigger bulb power Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE has a bulb power of 380W. 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.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
3x dimmer projector brightness Edit
NEC NP-P451 is only 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 9,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-EX12KE (13,000 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb 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.
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4 Reasons Against
75% shorter service life of lamp Edit
Panasonic PT-EX12KE is only 2,000h lamp service life. That's 1,500h shorter than the NEC NP-P451 (2,000h).
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.

One month older
The Panasonic PT-EX12KE is older than the NEC NP-P451 by one month.
155% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Panasonic PT-EX12KE costs £426.56 to run which is £259.27 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 £ 93.58
Electricity cost - standby £ 73.71
Total running cost £ 167.29
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
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.83T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
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).
54
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

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

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
160W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h
BEST
3,000h
Bulb Power
270W 380W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
3,500h
BEST
2,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
1.7 - 2.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
17.4 - 29 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
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 Inputs
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB
BEST
42dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic 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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
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
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
10W
BEST
17W
Power Consumption (typical)
292W
BEST
940W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
357W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 50 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
CE; ErP; TÜV GS Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Networking Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Fast Ethernet
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