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Nov, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of NEC NP500. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the usability and image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the NEC NP500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of NEC NP500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Reviewers really like the image quality and usability.

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This summary is based on the product: 3000 Lumens XGA LCD Projector

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Roydon Cerejo (

NEC NP500 Projector [Review]


Ideal for use in companies

Plenty of connectors, network support, lightweight, auto keystone correction, good picture quality

Gets hot, no card reader, pricey

Apr, 2009

Product Specifications

Turn heads with your presentations without breaking your budget with the NEC NP500, a value-driven portable projector ideal for education and small-to-medium-sized business environments. This model delivers remarkably bright images and features easy-to-use networking technologies, high contrast and up to 4000 hours of lamp life (in ECO Mode). Whether in the classroom or boardroom, the NP500's multitude of advanced technologies allows you to start up in seconds, connect with your audience and shut down with ease.

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Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:WXGA/XGA
Image Brightness:3000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Max Image Size:25ft / 299in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1280 x 800
Max Screen Distance:35ft/36ft
Min Image Size:1.7ft / 20.9in
Min Screen Distance:2.3ft
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3/Widescreen
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema/Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:NEC Display Solutions
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NEC


Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:3000hour(s)

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL-B/G / PAL-H / PAL-I / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video