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4 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of NEC VT580. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The price also gets good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the design.

price, usability

On average, users rate this product 75/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of NEC VT580 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Opinions about the usability and price are overall positive.

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This summary is based on the products: VT580 NEC VT580 Portable Projector VT580VT580 NEC VT580 Portable Projector VT580

Apr, 2018

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strange design - not recommended


I wouldn't recommend this at all.

The piece that the mount arm connects to is rock solid

The piece that the projector connects to is lousy. There's better designs out there for a universal mount. You have to flip it around a bunch of times, until all the holes match up, and it didn't quite fit on the LT280 i bought because a plastic ridge...

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

The bright, high resolution VT580 is the perfect choice for people who require the clearest images. Whether in a conference room or classroom, the VT580 allows you to set up in a flash. The advanced features enable easy adjustments and image fine-tuning.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight



Display Diagonal:0.6
Display Resolution:1600 x 1200

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:2000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:600:1
Max Image Size:25ft / 300in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:36ft
Min Image Size:1.7ft / 20.9in/1.7ft / 21in
Min Screen Distance:2.3ft
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):7.4
Power consumption (typical):215 / 280


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NEC


Bulb power:150 / 200
Service life of lamp:3000 / 4000

Lens System



Number of built-in speakers:1

Other Features

Analogue video signal:PAL/PAL60/NTSC/SECAM/NTSC 4.43/PAL-N/PAL-M
Aspect Ratio:4:3
Audio Input:1 x 3.5 stereo mini jack, 1 x stereo phono jack
Audio Output:3.5 mm stereo mini jack
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Dimensions (WxDxH):12.2 x 10.2 x 4.41 / 4.41 x 10.2 x 12.2
I/O ports:1 x Mini D-SUB, 15-pin; DIN 4-pin; D-SUB 8-pin / VGA, S-Video, Composite, Monitor Out, Audio In x2, Audio Out, RS-232
Lens system:F= 1.7 - 2.07, f= 18.9 - 22.7 / F= 1.7–2.07, f= 18.9–22.7 mm
Output:Mini D-SUB, 15-pin
Power Requirements:100 - 120/200 - 240 V AC/50 - 60 Hz / 100-120/200-240VAC 50/60Hz
Projector picture size (diagonal):0.53 - 7.62
Video in:Phono jack
Wireless technologies:Wireless


Display scan frequency (horizontal):15 - 100
Horizontal scan range:15 - 100
Noise Level:35
Vertical scan range:50 - 120


Power consumption (standby):7.4
Power consumption (typical):215 / 280


Contrast ratio (typical):600:1
Projection technology:LCD
Projector brightness:1600 / 2000
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:76.2 - 762

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:2000hour(s)

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions