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A 4 year old 2100:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with poor features and high running costs
2100:1 XGA (1024x768) No 43dB Oct 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC NP-PX800 Review

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

Why Has it Scored 32?

Sony 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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £566 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Fairly loud noise level
Quite short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

NEC NP-PX800 In-Depth Analysis


NEC Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC NP-PX800 of 8,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the NP-PX800 of 43dB is in the loudest 2% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The NP-PX800 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The NP-PX800's bulb power of 400W is in the biggest 5% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The NEC NP-PX800's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is in the shortest 5% of all projectors when ranked 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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Does Not Support Full HD

The NP-PX800 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since October 2013.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on fine energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the NP-PX800 will cost £566 over 1 year to run, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec nppx800x, nec np08zl
Quieter noise level
Two times dimmer projector brightness
A lot quieter noise level
Shorter service life of lamp
45% cheaper to run
15% dimmer projector brightness
Cheaper to run by £265.61