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NEC PA522

A fully featured 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector
5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 39dB Jun 2014
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NEC PA522 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the NEC PA522 as follows for Summary.
50
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
26
$118 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $118 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 20% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

NEC PA522 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

On average NEC projectors have very good ratings as do all projectors produced by NEC. 100% of those that bought a NEC data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the NEC PA522 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC PA522 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Full HD

The NEC PA522 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC PA522 supports password protection. Most of the other multimedia projectors also support password protection.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 39 decibels, the NEC PA522 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens, the NEC PA522 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the NEC PA522 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors. The average service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 6,700h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 330 Watts, the NEC PA522 has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst projectors of this age. Data projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC PA522 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was June 2014 when NEC released the PA522.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PA522 is one of the least economic to run multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PA522 will cost $118 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutions pa522u, code 1920x1200, code pa522u, acer pa522u, nec pa522u
Barcodes 00000060003640, 04053162595729, 05028695610637

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