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NEC L51W

£432.55
A cheap to run and critically acclaimed 4000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 38dB Jul 2012
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NEC L51W Review

With very low running costs and very good reviews, we have ranked the NEC L51W number 905 across all projectors.
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1 Review
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Average Features
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5 Years Old
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£38 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

It has excellent expert reviews with an average expert rating of 94%. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This NEC projector has running costs of only £38 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 6% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
The L51W has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
HD-Ready
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

NEC L51W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This projector received a rating of 94% from expert review site pcformat.pl. This puts this multimedia projector in the top 6% of all the data projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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NEC Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Data projectors manufactured by NEC have very good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just data projectors) and found that NEC also has very good reviews across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Competitively Priced

We think this data projector represents good value compared to other data projectors. The cheapest multimedia projector that we found costs £106 and the most expensive costs £17,495.


Features

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. The NEC L51W has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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HD-Ready

The NEC L51W is HD-Ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 500 ANSI lumens, the NEC L51W has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC L51W has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Carrying Case

The NEC L51W has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The NEC L51W is not Energy Star certified, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC L51W is RoHS compliance. Most of the other data projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC L51W does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The NEC L51W is 3D-ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The NEC L51W has one of the louder noise levels (38 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age. The noise levels of data projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The NEC L51W supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The NEC L51W has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector was released in July 2012.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the L51W is only £38 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 1,758 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer l51w, nec l51w
Barcodes 00028695609808, 05028695609808, 05028695610088

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