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NEC P501X

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NEC P501X

NEC P501X
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PC Mag Editor's Choice
A good spec and award winning quiet XGA projector, with average running costs
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 4000:1 No Feb 2013
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NEC P501X Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the NEC P501X number 986 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
4 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This NEC projector has running costs of $120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The P501X has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Full connectivity and media playback - stay up to date with todays playback demands with a wide range of interfaces and assured playback of all major media formats
Professional and flexible installation - versatile projection characteristics allow for simple positioning of the projector, making installation easy and potentially saving set up costs
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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NEC P501X In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the P501X is $120, which makes it one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC P501X has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The NEC P501X's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The NEC P501X's contrast ratio (typical) of only 4,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is lower than 69% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the NEC P501X of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 80% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC P501X has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The NEC P501X's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 43% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC P501X has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The NEC P501X's bulb power of 270W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC P501X supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC P501X is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec deutschland gmbh p501x, acer p501x, nec ag8t2s, nec p501x

Barcodes:

04053162595613, 05028695610200

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