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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level XGA projector, with moderate running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Mar 2013
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NEC NP-PA600X - data projectors (635 - 12700mm (25 - 500"), 0.74 - 20.9 m, 2000:1, LCD, XGA (1024x768), NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM)
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NEC NP-PA600X Review

With very good features but low running costs, we have scored the NEC NP-PA600X as follows:
Value for Money
Good Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
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Why Has it Scored 67?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £87 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
6000-lumen brightness enhances images for most applications
HQV technology delivers superior home theater video processing
Windows network projector function simplifies your ability to present from any computer, whether local or remote
Geometric correction tool allows you to easily project square images on non-flat screen surfaces without distortion
AutoSense automatically syncs with any computer signal and features one-touch image optimization
Complete line of (5) bayonet-style lenses allows for quick and easy lens exchange (lens does not ship with product)
Stacking correction capabilities (up to four projectors) allows the projectors to boost an image's brightness up to 24,000 lumens
Available as a bundle with lens (np-pa600x-13zl)
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

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NEC NP-PA600X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

NEC has very good average ratings across its entire multimedia projector range compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £7 (1%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC NP-PA600X and the United Kingdom price of £1,115.35 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,978.99 (£4,131.56).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The NP-PA600X is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the NP-PA600X will cost £87 over 5 years to run.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in March 2013.

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Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NP-PA600X has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the NP-PA600X of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 15% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NP-PA600X of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 90% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The NP-PA600X's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than 81% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NP-PA600X 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-PA600X has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the NP-PA600X of 330W is bigger than 86% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The NP-PA600X supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec 1024x768, nec nppa600x


00000060003084, 00786333002194, 00805736037029, 05028695608245, 08057360370290

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