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A fully featured 10000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 47dB Mar 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC PH1202HL Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the NEC PH1202HL number 738 across all projectors.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$354 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

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 $354 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:
Has a zoom capability
1920 x 1080 resolution
Fairly loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC PH1202HL In-Depth Analysis


NEC Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

NEC has very good average ratings for its projectors as well as across its entire projector range. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Zoom Capability

The PH1202HL has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The PH1202HL has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The PH1202HL has a fairly long service life of lamp (20,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Supports Password Protection

The PH1202HL supports password protection, as do most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of multimedia projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. The PH1202HL has one of the loudest noise levels (47 decibels) amongst projectors of this age.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Supports Full HD

The PH1202HL supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC PH1202HL of 12,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest amongst data projectors. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC PH1202HL is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when NEC released the PH1202HL.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The PH1202HL is one of the more expensive to run multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PH1202HL will cost $354 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg ph1202hl
Barcodes 05028695611795