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A fully featured and amazingly economical to run quiet 1280 x 800 resolution data projector
30dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 No Feb 2014
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NEC NP-L102 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the NEC NP-L102 as follows:
1 Review
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£16 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £16 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 3% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This NEC projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Compact size and lightweight design simplify transport
Filter-free design eliminates the hassle and time spent monitoring and changing filters
1GB internal memory and SD input to expand storage up to 32gb
HDMI input connects you to high-definition sources
Built-in closed captioning enables decoding and display of text information from a video

NEC NP-L102 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This data projector received a score of 70% from projector expert review website PC Mag.

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NEC Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

NEC projectors have very good reviews on average and NEC is one of the better rated brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the NP-L102 is only £16 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run data projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2014.


1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The NP-L102's noise level of only 30dB is in the quietest 20% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC NP-L102 of 10,000 is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 45% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NP-L102 of only 1,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 93% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The NEC NP-L102's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than 91% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC NP-L102 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-L102 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Carrying Case

The NEC NP-L102 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the NP-L102 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The NP-L102 has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

necmitsubishi electronics hnpl102w, necmitsubishi electronics npl102w, necmitsubishi electronics l102w, visipax prnpl102w, visipax npl102w, generic npl102w, generic l102w, nec npl102w


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