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NEC NP-PE401H Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|4 Years Old|
|£176 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 36?
It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £176 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 12% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Quite big bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp
NEC NP-PE401H In-Depth Analysis
Average Expert Reviews
This data projector received an expert rating of 70% from PC Mag.
Very Good Brand
Projectors built by NEC have very good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just projectors) and found that NEC also has very good ratings across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Projector Brightness
The NEC NP-PE401H has a fairly standard projector brightness (4,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.
Supports Full HD
The NEC NP-PE401H supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.
Quite Big Bulb Power
Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. At 330 Watts, the NP-PE401H has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.
Average Noise Level
At 36 decibels, the NEC NP-PE401H has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The NEC NP-PE401H has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.
Has a Zoom Capability
The NP-PE401H has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a zoom capability.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,500 hours, the NP-PE401H has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst multimedia projectors of this age.
The NEC NP-PE401H is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.
Has an Air Filter
The NP-PE401H has an air filter. Most of the other multimedia projectors also have an air filter.
1920 X 1080 Resolution
The highest resolution of the NP-PE401H is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).
Released Over Four Years Ago
This NEC projector has been on the market since April 2013.
Running Costs Are Very High
The NP-PE401H is in the most expensive 12% of all 1,756 projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the NP-PE401H is £176.
NEC NP-PE401H Review Sources
To prepare this NEC NP-PE401H review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,666 product attributes, 16,140 projector reviews and 2,427,600 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||nec nppe401h|
|Barcodes||00000060003447, 00028695610354, 00805736046014, 05028695610354, 08057360460144|