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NEC NP-PE401H

A 4 year old 2000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with average reviews and satisfactory features
2000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 36dB Apr 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC NP-PE401H Review

With average reviews and features, we have scored the NEC NP-PE401H as follows for Summary.
58
1 Review
58
Average Features
32
4 Years Old
25
£176 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Sony 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 2017.
It has running costs of £176 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D-ready
Supports full HD
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC NP-PE401H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This projector received a rating of 70% from expert review site PC Mag.

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NEC Has Very Good Data Projector 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.


Features

3D-Ready

The NP-PE401H is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC NP-PE401H supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the NP-PE401H of only 2,500h is quite short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 13% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The NEC NP-PE401H has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Has an Air Filter

The NP-PE401H has an air filter, unlike 95% of multimedia projectors which do not have an air filter.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NP-PE401H's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 72% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The NEC NP-PE401H has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The NP-PE401H's bulb power of 330W is in the biggest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the NP-PE401H of 36dB is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 66% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC NP-PE401H has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in April 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the NP-PE401H is £176 over 1 year based on passable energy prices, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec nppe401h

Barcodes:

00000060003447, 00028695610354, 00805736046014, 05028695610354, 08057360460144

2 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Quieter noise level
1h shorter service life of lamp
Considerably better expert reviews
1h longer service life of lamp
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Higher running costs over five years by £48.45

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