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A cheap to run 3000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 28dB Feb 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC M361X Review

With low running costs but average reviews, we have scored the NEC M361X as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$55 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 33?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only $55 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 10% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Has a built-in display
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

NEC M361X In-Depth Analysis


NEC Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all NEC data projectors and also specifically for NEC projectors and found that in both cases NEC had very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M361X is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The NEC M361X has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the NEC M361X is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,600 ANSI lumens, the NEC M361X has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M361X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC M361X does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The NEC M361X has a fairly quiet noise level (only 28 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2014.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The M361X is in the cheapest 10% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the M361X is only $55.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec m361x
Barcodes 00000060003406, 05028695609846