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A fully featured 2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector
2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 45dB Oct 2013
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NEC NP-PH1000 Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
3 Years Old
£566 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 18?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £566 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 2% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Fairly big bulb power
Very short service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level

NEC NP-PH1000 In-Depth Analysis


NEC Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

NEC is one of the better rated multimedia projector brands according to average expert and user reviews, and NEC also has very good reviews for its projectors. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The NP-PH1000 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The NEC NP-PH1000 has one of the biggest bulb powers (400 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the NP-PH1000 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

At 45 decibels, the NP-PH1000 has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 11,000 ANSI lumens, the NP-PH1000's projector brightness is one of the brightest amongst projectors. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Supports Full HD

The NEC NP-PH1000 supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors do not support full HD.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the NP-PH1000 in October 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The NP-PH1000 is one of the more expensive to run projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the NP-PH1000 will cost £566 over 1 year to run.

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NEC NP-PH1000 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC NP-PH1000 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutionsmodelsb01hcdetailstypepr, necmodelsb01hcdetailstypeprojector terminal e
Barcodes 00805736039023