NEC M302
NEC M302
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NEC M302

A cheap to run and fully featured 10000:1 280 x 800 projector
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 30dB Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC M302 Review

With low running costs but mediocre reviews, we have scored the NEC M302 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$60 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

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 only $60 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 12% 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
Fairly long service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC M302 In-Depth Analysis


NEC Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Projectors manufactured by NEC have very good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all multimedia projectors (not just projectors) and found that NEC also has very good ratings across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the NEC M302 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of 5,500 hours, the NEC M302 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The NEC M302 has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB. The NEC M302 has a quite quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M302 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the NEC M302 does not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M302 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in January 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The M302 is one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the M302 will cost only $60 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers projectors m302ws, acer m302ws, sony m302ws, nec m302ws
Barcodes 04053162595675, 05028695610552