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A fully featured 4000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Apr 2013
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NEC NP-P501X Review

With mediocre reviews and features,
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$150 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $150 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 10% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite bright projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC NP-P501X In-Depth Analysis


NEC Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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


Average Noise Level

The NP-P501X has a fairly average noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the NP-P501X has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC NP-P501X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC NP-P501X does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The NP-P501X supports Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the NP-P501X is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in April 2013.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The NP-P501X is one of the less economic to run multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the NP-P501X is $150.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers unknown asc1048838asx03, visipax prnpp501x, nec mss926880i01, unknown npp501x, visipax npp501x, nec 1024x768, visipax 12x7, nec npp501x
Barcodes 00012302574127, 00049341589324, 00132017770291, 00163121204846, 00172302797060, 00172304336298, 00779184227281, 00795697376964, 00799198482360, 00799908172628, 00804067181814, 00805736045451, 00809392588635, 00872182783091, 08057360454518

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