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NEC NP-PE401H

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NEC NP-PE401H

NEC NP-PE401H
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A fully featured and classic moderate noise level 1080p projector, with OK running costs
36dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 2000:1 No Apr 2013
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NEC NP-PE401H Review

With excellent features and very good reviews, we have scored the NEC NP-PE401H as follows:
78
Reviews
1 Review
82
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
4 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£98 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has average 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 data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £98 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.
This NEC projector has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Native 1080p (1920x1080) resolution
Intelligent driving scheme (ids2) technology has been adopted to extend the lamp life of the projector up to 3300 hours in ECO mode and 2500 hours normal
ECO mode technology extends lamp life, lowers audible noise and reduces total cost of ownership
Built-in closed captioning
Kensington lock slot
10-step image magnification

NEC NP-PE401H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

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

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NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the NP-PE401H is £98 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in April 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The NEC NP-PE401H has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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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-PE401H of 36dB is louder than 66% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NP-PE401H of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is lower than 87% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The NP-PE401H's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 29% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 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 service life of lamp of the NP-PE401H of only 2,500h is in the shortest 11% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC NP-PE401H has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC NP-PE401H has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The NP-PE401H supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The NP-PE401H has an air filter. 96% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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Has a Zoom Capability

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

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The NEC NP-PE401H's bulb power of 330W is in the biggest 14% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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3D-Ready

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display solutions nppe401h, nec nppe401h

Barcodes:

00000060003447, 00028695610354, 00805736046014, 05028695610354, 08057360460144

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