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NEC M303WS

69

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NEC M303WS

NEC M303WS

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A good spec and staggeringly economical to run 1280 x 800 resolution 10000:1 contrast ratio projector
27dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 Yes Sep 2015
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NEC M303WS Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the NEC M303WS as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
95
Running Costs
$37 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $37 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 9% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
USB display function
NaViSet administrator 2
Multi-screen projection function
Variable audio-out
Microphone input
Dual HDMI inputs
USB viewer
Shielded optical structure and filterless design
Very quiet noise level
Advanced ECO modes
Impressive image quality for various applications
Short throw projection optimal for classrooms and meeting areas
Multipurpose short throw projector
Ideal centrepiece of modern education and meeting areas
Virtual remote tool
Smaller than average bulb power
Dimmer than average projector brightness

NEC M303WS In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the M303WS is only $37, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the NEC M303WS of only 27dB is quieter than 93% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC M303WS's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 49% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC M303WS of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 66% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The NEC M303WS supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M303WS has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The NEC M303WS's service life of lamp of 5,500h is longer than 77% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M303WS has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NEC M303WS of only 171W is smaller than 98% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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3D-Ready

The NEC M303WS is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC M303WS does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec deutschland gmbh m303ws, nec 3d60003970, nec 1280x800, nec p230833p, acer m303ws, nec m303ws

Barcodes:

00000060003970, 04058154059081, 05028695612075, 05054629968222

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