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An economical to run 10000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with alright features
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Sep 2015
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NEC M333XS Review

With low running costs but average features, we have scored the NEC M333XS as follows for Summary.
Average Features
$74 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 40?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC M333XS In-Depth Analysis


Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M333XS has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC M333XS supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC M333XS supports password protection, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC M333XS of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 57% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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The NEC M333XS is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The NEC M333XS's noise level of only 30dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 16% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M333XS is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The NEC M333XS's service life of lamp of 5,500h is in the longest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The NEC M333XS has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the M333XS is $74 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic m333xs, nec 3d60003974, nec bv1zza00, nec p230536p, nec bv1zzs00, acer m333xs, nec m333xs


00000060003974, 04058154157374, 05028695610545, 05028695612099, 05054629904664