NEC P401 vs Panasonic PT-VX415

NEC P401
Panasonic PT-VX415

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Bigger lamp power Edit
The NEC P401 is a 240WW lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Panasonic PT-VX415 (230WW).
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The NEC P401 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the Panasonic PT-VX415 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
One more HDMI port Edit
The NEC P401 has two HDMI ports, however the Panasonic PT-VX415 only has one HDMI port.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The NEC P401 is a 16WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Panasonic PT-VX415 (10WW).
$169 cheaper
The NEC P401 is $169.33 cheaper than the Panasonic PT-VX415.
7 Reasons For
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 is a 4,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the NEC P401 (4,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
99.88kHz higher maximum vertical synchronization Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 has a maximum vertical synchronization of 100kHzkHz, whereas the NEC P401 is only a 0.12kHzkHz maximum vertical synchronization projector (99.88kHz lower).
34% longer lamp service life Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h longer than the NEC P401 (6,000hh).
Three audio in ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 has three audio in ports, however the NEC P401 only has one audio in port.
7dB quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 has a noise level of 29dBdB, whereas the NEC P401 is a 36dBdB noise level projector (7dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

0.7g lighter Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 is a 3.4gg heavy projector. That's 0.7g lighter than the NEC P401 (3.4gg).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The NEC P401 is a 3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-VX415 (4,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
99.88kHz lower maximum vertical synchronization Edit
The NEC P401 has a maximum vertical synchronization of 0.12kHzkHz, whereas the Panasonic PT-VX415 is a 100kHzkHz maximum vertical synchronization projector (99.88kHz higher).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The NEC P401 is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h shorter than the Panasonic PT-VX415 (6,000hh).
Only one audio in port Edit
The NEC P401 has one audio in port, however the Panasonic PT-VX415 only has three audio in ports.
7dB louder noise level Edit
The NEC P401 has a noise level of 36dBdB, whereas the Panasonic PT-VX415 is a 29dBdB noise level projector (7dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

0.7g heavier Edit
The NEC P401 is a 4.1kgg heavy projector. That's 0.7g heavier than the Panasonic PT-VX415 (3.4gg).
Fewer sellers
Only 1 shop sell the NEC P401, but 2 sellers sell the Panasonic PT-VX415. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
6 Reasons Against
5% smaller lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 is a 230WW lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the NEC P401 (230WW).
Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the NEC P401 only has three USB 2.0 ports.
One less HDMI port Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 has one HDMI port, however the NEC P401 only has two HDMI ports.
60% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX415 is a 10WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the NEC P401 (10WW).
$169 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-VX415 is more expensive than the NEC P401 by $169.33.
Two months older
The Panasonic PT-VX415 is older than the NEC P401 by two months.

Date Released

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 4000:1
 4000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,300 ANSI lumens 4,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 -30 30
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.05kHz 50kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
100kHz 100kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz 100kHz
BEST
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz 10kHz
Brightness in Economy Mode
2,680 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Projection Distance
0.7 - 14.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
240W
BEST
230W
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
1.7 - 2.2 1.6 - 2.12
Focal Length Range
17.4 - 29 15.30 - 24.6
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 1
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
1 3
BEST
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
36dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
10W
BEST
5W
Typical Power Consumption
274W
BEST
280W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
274W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
0.4W 0.4W
Maximum Power Consumption
325W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Certificates

Certification
CE; ErP; TÜV GS Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.1kg 3.4g
BEST
Height
115mm 352mm
Depth
282mm 279.4mm
Width
398mm 98mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
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