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NEC PH1201QL

38

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NEC PH1201QL

NEC PH1201QL
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An average spec and 3 year old very noisy 4096 x 2160 resolution multimedia projector, with high running costs
54dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 2000:1 No Mar 2015
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NEC PH1201QL Review

With average features and at over 2 years old, we have scored the NEC PH1201QL as follows:
55
Features
Average Features
54
Age
2 Years Old
15
Running Costs
£367 Over 5 Years
38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £367 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 1,858 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:
4096 x 2160 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
No lamp replacement - up to 20,000 h maintenance free operation possible due to laser light source
Easy transportation - most compact 12000 lumen 4k laser projector on the market
Special characteristics - full 3d HDMI support; lan; lens shift (vertical -0;+0.5, horizontal -0.06; +0.08); light source adjustment; portrait setting; rs-232 control; laser light source
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

NEC PH1201QL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

NEC is one of the better rated projector brands according to average expert and user reviews. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PH1201QL is £367, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 1,858 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

NEC released the PH1201QL in March 2015.

Features

4096 X 2160 Resolution

The PH1201QL has a 4096 x 2160 projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

Amongst similar types of data projector the worst resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PH1201QL's noise level of 54dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 99% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The NEC PH1201QL's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 86% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The PH1201QL's projector brightness of 12,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 1% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 40,000h. The service life of lamp of the NEC PH1201QL of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 88% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The PH1201QL supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PH1201QL has a DVI port. 89% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PH1201QL is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ph1201ql

Barcodes:

05028695611498

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