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NEC L51W Projector

4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 38dB 500 ANSI Lumens Sep 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £37.34 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are excellent
Running costs are very low
Supports Wi-Fi

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The L51W is in the cheapest 6% of all 36 projectors of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the L51W will cost only £38 over 1 year to run.


Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Expert review website pcformat.pl scored this 4000:1 contrast ratio projector 94 out of 100. Experts think this projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type.

NEC Projectors Have Good Reviews

Projectors produced by NEC are some of the better projectors according to average reviews from owners and experts. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The NEC L51W supports Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This NEC projector has been on the market since September 2012.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC L51W has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector have projector brightnesses of between 500 ANSI lumens and 13,000 ANSI lumens. When compared to other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector, the NEC L51W's projector brightness of only 500 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The NEC L51W has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A WXGA (1280x800) projector native resolution is actually the best resolution amongst all projectors of this age and spec.

The worst resolution across similar types of data projector is XGA (1024x768).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC L51W does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The NEC L51W is 3D-ready, unlike most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago which are not 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The NEC L51W is HD-Ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also are HD-Ready.

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Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The NEC L51W has a card reader integrated. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age do not have a card reader integrated.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC L51W is RoHS compliance. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The NEC L51W is not Energy Star certified. Most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago are also not Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The NEC L51W has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC L51W has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The NEC L51W does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the NEC L51W's service life of lamp is one of the longest amongst 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector. The shortest service life of lamp of 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector is 2,000h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,500h.

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Performance

Fairly Loud Noise Level

Across all the 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago the noise levels range from 30dB to 42dB. At 38 decibels, the NEC L51W has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 60003377 l51w
Barcodes 00028695609808, 05028695609808, 05028695610088

NEC L51W Review Sources

To prepare this NEC L51W review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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