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A good spec but 4 year old fairly noisy XGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
43dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2100:1 No Oct 2013
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NEC NP-PX800 Review

With good features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the NEC NP-PX800 as follows:
Good Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£480 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 64?

Epson data 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 2018.
This projector has running costs of £480 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a handheld remote control
Stacking correction capabilities (up to four projectors) allows the projectors to boost an image's brightness up to 32,000 lumens
Complete line of (6) bayonet-style lenses with built-in lens memory, electronic zoom, focus and lens shift
HQV technology delivers superior home theater video processing
HDMI input connects you to high-definition sources
Crestron roomview connected
Integrated rj-45 and/or wireless LAN quickly connects to the LAN for control or image transmission using windows network projector and/or remote desktop
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

NEC NP-PX800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The NP-PX800 has an average 5 year running cost of £480 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 2,022 data projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

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


Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC NP-PX800 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia 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

The NP-PX800's noise level of 43dB is louder than 99% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC NP-PX800 of only 2,100 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The NP-PX800's projector brightness of 8,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 98% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the NP-PX800 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-PX800 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NP-PX800 of 400W is very big compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 97% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the NEC NP-PX800 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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nec nppx800x

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