|3 Reviews + 1 Award|
|A Less Popular Choice|
|5 Years Old|
|£150 Over 5 Years|
|1024 X 768 (XGA)||30dB||Medium||5,000 ANSI Lumens||Feb 2013|
|Projector Native Resolution||Noise Level||Contrast Ratio||Projector Brightness||Release Date|
NEC P501X Best US Prices
Why Has it Scored 73?
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Average Review Score
4.2 stars (3 reviews)
of Customers Would Recommend
Editor's Choice Award
This projector has received an Editor's Choice Award from PC Mag.
What Are People Saying About the NEC P501X?
How Good Are NEC Data Projectors?
Key Reasons For and Against
Quieter than average noise level
Medium contrast ratio
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Bigger than average bulb power
Supports full HD
1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Average service life of lamp
What the Reviews Say
Some people thought it produced a good quality picture
Two people thought this projector had good sound quality
1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution
The NEC P501X has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution. §.
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 20dB to 54dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the NEC P501X of only 30dB is in the quietest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Medium Contrast Ratio
This projector has a 4000:1 contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio on multimedia projectors. A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.
A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.
Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the NEC P501X of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 81% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-in Speaker
The NEC P501X has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the NEC P501X of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 42% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The NEC P501X has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
The NEC P501X's bulb power of 270W is in the biggest 30% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.
Supports Full HD
The NEC P501X supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.
The NEC P501X is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 83% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.
NEC released the P501X in February 2013.
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When Are Most New NEC Projectors Released?
We looked at the release dates for new NEC multimedia projectors over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any evident trend. The biggest month in 2017 for new NEC projector releases was April, with four new NEC multimedia projectors released that month. In December 2016 17 new NEC multimedia projectors were released making it the biggest month that year for new NEC projector releases. October was the biggest month in 2015 for new NEC projectors, with 13 new NEC projectors released that month.
How Fast Do NEC Data Projector Prices Drop After Release?
Most projectors drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however NEC projectors tend to depreciate slower. On average NEC multimedia projectors drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of $17 on a typical $1,556 new NEC multimedia projector by waiting 6 months before buying.
Very High Running Costs
The P501X has an average 5 year running cost of £150 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.
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NEC P501X Video Reviews
|5 Stars||1 Review|
|4 Stars||2 Reviews|
|3 Stars||0 Reviews|
|2 Stars||0 Reviews|
|1 Star||0 Reviews|
NEC P501X Specification
|Projector Native Resolution||1024 x 768 (XGA)|
|Noise Level (Economic Mode)||37dB|
|Horizontal Scan Range||15 - 100|
|Vertical Scan Range||50 - 120|
|Projector Brightness||5,000 ANSI Lumens|
|Keystone Correction, Horizontal||-30 - 30|
|Keystone Correction, Vertical||-30 - 30|
|Projector Brightness (Economic Mode)||3,000 ANSI Lumens|
|Projection Distance||0.6 - 13.8|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||16:9, 16:10, 4:3|
|Screen Size Compatibility||25 - 300|
|Native Aspect Ratio||Standard TV (4:3)|
|Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)||6,000h|
|Service Life of Lamp||4,000h|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||1.7 - 2|
|Focal Length Range (F-F)||17.4 - 29|
|Supported Graphics Resolutions||1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA)|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in||1|
|USB 2.0 Port||3|
|VGA (D-Sub) Port||2|
|Card Reader Integrated||No|
|RMS Rated Power||16W|
|Power Consumption (Standby)||10W|
|Power Consumption (Typical)||292W|
|Power Consumption (PowerSave)||248W|
|AC Input Frequency||50Hz|
|AC Input Voltage||100V|
|Certification||CE; ErP; TÃV GS|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Handheld Remote Control||Yes|
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