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NEC NP-VE281X

66

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NEC NP-VE281X

NEC NP-VE281X
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Nov 2012
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NEC NP-VE281X Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the NEC NP-VE281X as follows:
72
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

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 £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 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:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
BrilliantColor, including a 6-segment color wheel, provides accurate color reproduction
Quick startup/cooling/shutdown minimizes projector setup and teardown between meetings
ECO mode technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption
Carbon savings meter calculates the positive effects of operating the projector in ECO mode
Compact size and lightweight design simplify transport
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

NEC NP-VE281X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The NP-VE281X has an average 5 year running cost of £63 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector was released in November 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NP-VE281X has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The NP-VE281X's noise level of 35dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 40% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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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 NP-VE281X's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is in the lowest 26% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the NP-VE281X of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 25% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC NP-VE281X has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The NP-VE281X's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 43% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-VE281X has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NP-VE281X of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC NP-VE281X does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display solutions npve281x, nec display solutions ve281x, nec 1024x768, nec npve281x

Barcodes:

00012302573779, 00014445256489, 00021112263503, 00071030618596, 00086000559328, 00100177440408, 00163120857227, 00168141610110, 00172302796315, 00689521124862, 00703164100011, 00803982818065, 00805736042054, 00809392587669, 00925601817355, 08057360420544

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