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NEC NP610

NEC NP610
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 600:1 No Jan 2014
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NEC NP610 LCD Projector XGA 500:1 3500 Lumens Dvi 11.2LBS
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NEC NP610S 2600 Lumens Short Throw Projector, 0.63" LCD Display, 600:1 Contrast Ratio, XGA (1024x768) Resolution
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NEC NP610 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the NEC NP610 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
78
Running Costs
$62 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $62 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
ECO mode technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption
Comprehensive input/output panel, including DVI-I with HDCP
Automatic power ON via RGB (15-pin) input
Built-in closed captioning enables decoding and display of text information from a video
2600-lumen brightness enhances images for most applications
Virtual remote (ddc/ci) over the VGA cable controls the projector directly from a computer without the need for additional control cables
Short throw lens eliminates shadows on the screen along with projected light in the presenter's eyes created by traditional front projection systems
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

NEC NP610 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The NP610 has an average running cost of $62 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC NP610 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all data projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The NEC NP610's noise level of 35dB is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 51% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC NP610's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is very low compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 97% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The NEC NP610's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 80% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The NEC NP610's service life of lamp of 4,000h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 47% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC NP610 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC NP610 has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The NEC NP610's bulb power of 230W is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 50% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The NEC NP610 has a DVI port, unlike 89% of data projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the NEC NP610 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec computers np610s, nec 1024x768, nec np610s

Barcodes:

00805736031157, 00805736031195, 08057360311958

NEC NP610

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