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A 4 year old 2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with satisfactory features but high running costs
2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 45dB Oct 2013
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NEC NP-PH1000 Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old,
Average Features
3 Years Old
£566 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £566 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly bright projector brightness
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Quite loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

NEC NP-PH1000 In-Depth Analysis


NEC Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

On average NEC projectors have very good reviews compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the NP-PH1000 of 45dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 1% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the NP-PH1000 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 6% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NP-PH1000 of 11,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The NP-PH1000 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This NEC multimedia projector has a WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Supports Full HD

The NP-PH1000 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the NP-PH1000 of 400W is quite big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 5% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since October 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The NP-PH1000 is in the most expensive 2% of all 1,763 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the NP-PH1000 will cost £566 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutionsmodelsb01hcdetailstypepr, necmodelsb01hcdetailstypeprojector terminal e
Barcodes 00805736039023
Cheaper to run by £258.94
Older by over four years
£435.24 cheaper to run
Longer service life of lamp
Quieter noise level
One year older
£341.56 cheaper to run
34% longer service life of lamp
10dB quieter noise level
70W smaller bulb power
77% cheaper to run
50% longer service life of lamp
10dB quieter noise level
46% smaller bulb power