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NEC PA522U

£3,139.20
£1,799.00 £1,340.20 cheaper than 36 days ago
A 3 year old 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with average features
5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 39dB Jun 2014
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NEC PA522 Review

With average features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the NEC PA522 number 702 across all projectors.
6
Poor
59
Average Features
45
3 Years Old
26
£149 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Sony 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 data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £149 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 20% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp

Should You Buy it Now?

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NEC PA522 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

NEC data projectors have very good ratings on average and across all projectors NEC is one of the superior brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Not Cheap

We checked 1,099 multimedia projectors and they range in price from £106 to £17,495. We think that this projector looks expensive compared to other multimedia projectors.

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Features

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the NEC PA522 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC PA522 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the NEC PA522 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC PA522 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other data projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The NEC PA522 has a quite big bulb power (330 Watts) compared to most of the other data projectors. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The NEC PA522 has a quite bright projector brightness (5,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC PA522 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC PA522 supports password protection. Most of the other data projectors also support password protection.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

Data projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB. The NEC PA522 has one of the louder noise levels (39 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in June 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PA522 is one of the least economic to run data projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PA522 is £149.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutions pa522u, code 1920x1200, code pa522u, acer pa522u, nec pa522u
Barcodes 04053162595729, 05028695610637

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