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alaScore 82

8 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of NEC NP61. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality. The usability is also appreciated. Some have doubts about the size and noise.

usability, image quality

price, noise, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the NEC NP61 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Rich Malloy (



The easy-to-use NEC NP61 sets a new brightness record for ultraportable projectors.

Very bright while relatively lightweight ; Automatic focus and keystone correction ; Fast warm-up and cooldown times ; Long lamp warranty ; Fan continues even if AC plug is pulled accidentally

Some remote control buttons require optional component ; Small speaker ; Noisy cooling fan

Essentially, the NEC NP61 is the NP41 with higher contrast and brightness; we liked the NP41 so much that we gave it an Editors’ Choice. Sporting the same features, the Essentially, the NEC NP61 is the NP41 with higher contrast and brightness; we liked...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Jamie Bsales (

NEC NP61 Review and Ratings


For the technically challenged, there's no easier projector to use than the light, bright NEC NP61.

No-brainer setup ; Bright, crisp image ; Very portable

Monaural speaker could be louder ; Noticeable fan noise

Dec, 2008

Consumer review (

Excellent projector


I've purchased several brands of projectors and by far, the NEC NP60/NP61 are the best units I've had. I have a total of 3 units of NP60/NP61 and none has failed while other brands had all sorts of problems. Excellent brightness and autofocus...

None on the technical side. A bit expensive

Oct, 2009

Consumer review (

NEC np61


Of the best projectors by NEC its really wonderful gadget and you can make ur home a theatre hall just by placing it in any part of your home or any room... this projector supports MMC card input and has a very high resolution picture quality it also...

Very high picture quality

Too expensive

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (



Hehe ) Two year warranty from NEC for NP61, so don't worry if anything happen to your NEC NP61. It's very suit for business owners who need a perfect tool for their meeting! NEC NP61 = NEC NP41 with higher contrast and brightness (800 extra lumens of...

Incredibly light, more bright than before, fully automatic


Feb, 2009

Product Specifications

Get the most out of your presentations with the NEC NP61, a mobile projector that touts unrivaled performance. This model's bright, high-contrast brilliance and amazing images will captivate your audience, while its compact, lightweight design and the automatic features will make on-the-go presentations a snap when you're on the road.

Audio Output



Safety:CE; TÜV GS; RoHS; Gost-R

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:3000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:1600:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:13.4m
Min Image Size:0.84m / 84cm
Min Screen Distance:1.45m
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:DLP Projector


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


Bulb power:200
Service life of lamp:2500

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):20.4 - 24.5


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


Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:0.3

Other features

Analogue video signal:PAL, PAL60, NTSC, SECAM, NTSC 4.43, PAL-N, PAL-M
Audio input:1 x 3.5 mm Stereo Mini Jack
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):246 x 177 x 72
I/O ports:1 x Mini D-sub 15 pin\n1 x RCA\n1 x Mini DIN 4-pin\n1 x 3.5 mm Stereo Mini Jack\n1 x Mini DIN 8 pin (female)
Lens focal range:2.2 - 2.34
Power requirements:200-240 V AC; 50 - 60 Hz
Video/data systems:1920 x 1080 (HDTV 1080i at 50/60 Hz); 1600 x 1200 (UXGA); 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+); 1280 x 1024 (SXGA); 1024 x 768 (XGA); 832 x 624 (MAC); 800 x 600 (SVGA); 640 x 480 (VGA/MAC); 1280 x 720 (HDTV 720p) compressed; SDTV 480p/576p

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Horizontal scan range:15 - 100
Noise Level:37
Vertical scan range:50 - 120

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video In:1
Headphone outputs:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):5
Power consumption (typical):285


Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:3000
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2500hour(s)

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty /3 years warranty

Video Input

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

Weight & Dimensions