NEC P401 vs Ricoh PJ X5371
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NEC P401vsRicoh PJ X5371

NEC P401

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

NEC P401

$999.99
$343.95
Our Verdict:
An award winning and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with good features
84
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
82
Running Costs
$55 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
36dB 1280 X 800 4000:1 No Jan 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 36dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 4000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2014
Ricoh PJ X5371

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

Ricoh PJ X5371

$1,299.00
$452.83
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money moderate noise level XGA projector, with average running costs
73
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 4000:1 No Apr 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 4000:1
3D No
Release Date Apr 2014
NEC P401

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

NEC P401

$999.99
$343.95
Our Verdict:
An award winning and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with good features
84
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
82
Running Costs
$55 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
36dB 1280 X 800 4000:1 No Jan 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 36dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 4000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2014
Ricoh PJ X5371

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

Ricoh PJ X5371

$1,299.00
$452.83
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money moderate noise level XGA projector, with average running costs
73
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 4000:1 No Apr 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 4000:1
3D No
Release Date Apr 2014

Top Prices

NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
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NEC MultiSync P401 - 40" Professional Series LCD flat panel display - widescreen - 1080p (FullHD) - P401 40IN LCD BLK 3000:1 1920X1080 BLK W/CMS VUK
$999.99
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$1,299.00
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Reasons For

NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
5 Reasons For
1dB Quieter Noise Level
The NEC P401 has a noise level of 36dB, however the Ricoh PJ X5371 is a 37dB projector (1dB louder).

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.

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500h Longer Service Life of Lamp
The NEC P401 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 500h longer than the Ricoh PJ X5371 (3,500h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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$299 Cheaper
The NEC P401 costs $299.01 less than the Ricoh PJ X5371.
54% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The NEC P401 is $64 cheaper to run than the Ricoh PJ X5371 over five years.
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Better Brand
NEC projectors have an average rating of 81%, whereas Ricoh has an average rating of 75.8%.
4 Reasons For
A Lot Brighter Projector Brightness
Ricoh PJ X5371 is 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the NEC P401 is only a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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30W Bigger Bulb Power
The Ricoh PJ X5371 is a 270W lamp power projector, whereas the NEC P401 is only a 240W lamp power projector (30W smaller).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Wi-Fi
The Ricoh PJ X5371 supports Wi-Fi, however the NEC P401 does not.

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

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More Shops Are Selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

NEC has a better average brand rating than Ricoh. The average brand rating for NEC is 81.03% based on 131 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Ricoh is 75.81% based on 21 reviews.
NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
NEC

81

81

Based on 131 reviews
Ricoh

76

76

Based on 21 reviews

Date Released

NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
49 months old 46 months old Best

Key Features

Noise Level

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.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Best
No
Yes

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
NEC P401
NEC
P401
8 trees 0.33 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Ricoh PJ X5371
Ricoh
PJ X5371
18 trees 0.7 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Noise Level 36dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Projector Native Resolution
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
Contrast Ratio
4000:1
 4000:1
4000:1
 4000:1
Projector Brightness 3,300 ANSI Lumens 5,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Analog Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization 0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization 15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) 2,680 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.7:1
 1.7:1
1.7:1
 1.7:1
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Lamps NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 6,000h 6,000h
Bulb Power 240W 270W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp 4,000h
BEST
3,500h
 
 
 
Lens System NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Optical Zoom 1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 3
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
HDMI Port 2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Video Formats Supported
MPEG2
 MPEG2
MPEG2
 MPEG2
RMS Rated Power 16W 16W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Power Consumption (standby) 10W 10W
Power Consumption (typical) 274W
BEST
357W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 274W
BEST
292W
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption 325W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Certificates NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Weight 4.1kg
BEST
4.3kg
Height 115mm 127mm
Depth 282mm 276mm
Width 398mm 398mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content NEC P401 Ricoh PJ X5371
Cables Included
AC VGA
 AC
 VGA
AC VGA
 AC
 VGA

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