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NEC L51W Projector

4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 38dB Jul 2012
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Get innovative LED technology in an extremely compact and lightweight format and with a very stylish look. The L51W LED is a fully featured mobile projector with a comprehensive input panel as... More
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9 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

This 4000:1 contrast ratio data projector received a rating of 94 out of 100 from multimedia projector expert review site pcformat.pl. This puts this projector in the top 1% of all the projectors of this age and spec when ranked by average expert review score.

NEC Has Good Projector Reviews

NEC has good average ratings for its 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors as well as across its entire data projector range.

Supports 3D

The NEC L51W supports 3D, which is unusual. Most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the L51W do not support 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The NEC L51W supports wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the L51W do not support wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the NEC L51W has a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the NEC P501X[plb_1555276_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The NEC L51W supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 8% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). In addition, this projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 1152 x 870, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all projectors that have been available for around the same time as the L51W the worst resolution is 640 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the NEC L51W is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

A WXGA (1280x800) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution across all 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of multimedia projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768).

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the NEC L51W has one of the longest service life of lamps amongst 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the L51W is 2,000h and the longest is 20,000h.

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Very Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the NEC L51W is quite light compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the L51W have weights of between 3.4g and 28kg.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Most similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L51W do not support full HD. The NEC L51W is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the NEC P501X[plb_1555276_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors of this type and age is 500 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 13,000 ANSI lumens. The NEC L51W has one of the dimmest projector brightnesss (only 500 ANSI lumens) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the NEC P501X[plb_1555276_price] (5,000 ANSI lumens).

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Quite High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The NEC L51W has a quite high power consumption (PowerSave) (70 Watts) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the L51W. The power consumption (PowerSave)s of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the L51W range from 0.2W to 250W.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and spec the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 12W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the NEC L51W has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The NEC L51W is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 38 decibels, the NEC L51W has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the L51W. Across all the 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the L51W the noise levels range from 30dB to 42dB, and the average noise level is 36dB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The NEC L51W is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the L51W have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The NEC L51W is a one HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the L51W have one HDMI ports quantity.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The NEC L51W is a one audio (L,R) in projector.

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Quite Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

The average noise level (economic mode) of data projectors that came out more than two years ago is 30dB, and the noise level (economic mode)s range from 28dB to 39dB. At 32 decibels, the NEC L51W has a quite loud noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the L51W.

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1 Other reason to consider the NEC L51W

Released Over Four Years Ago

NEC released the L51W over four years ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
AUX in
Progressive Scan Output
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
AV Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Video in
F-Number (relative Aperture)
Power LED
Connectivity Technology
Audio System
USB Mass Storage
Viewing Angle
Number of Years
USB Port

Expert Reviews

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1 July 2013

BudowaW przypadku modelu L51W wykorzystanie technologii LED pozwoli?o na obni?enie mocy do 74 W, a nawet do ok. 50 W w trybie ekonomicznym. Ponadto urz?dzenie w??cza si? w 20 sekund, a tak?e... Read more…

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21 March 2013

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Electricity cost when switched on $25.48
Electricity cost when on standby $2.79
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Total running cost over 5 years $28.27
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 60003377 l51, 60003377 l51w
Barcodes 00028695609808, 05028695609808, 05028695610088
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