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NEC M402X Projector

$1,300.99
$988.88 $312.11 cheaper than 22 days ago
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 38dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Sep 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $98.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
3D mode needs to be turned on
Not good in terms of size
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com have rated this data projector on average 75 out of 100.

NEC Has Good Projector Reviews

NEC has good average ratings for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors as well as across its entire data projector range compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a NEC data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Excellent Quality for Data Images

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Excellent quality for data images” in their review of this projector although they scored the product 1 stars. Three years ago Pcmag.com gave this projector a score of 8 stars and said on expert website PC Mag “The NEC Display Solutions NP-M402X projector($959) offers high quality for data images”. Pcmag.com also wrote “The NEC NP-M402X projector delivers high quality for data screens, plus conveniences like 3D support” in their review.

Ceiling Mountable

The NEC M402X is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The NEC M402X supports full HD. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector do not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors which support full HD and we think the Epson Home Cinema 600 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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HD-Ready

The NEC M402X is HD-Ready, as are most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M402X has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the NEC NP-M282 ($599).

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Projector

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The NEC M402X has a fairly bright projector brightness (4,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector. The average projector brightness of projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector is 3,400 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 300 ANSI lumens to 20,000 ANSI lumens.

If this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the Epson 1980WU ($1,443.57) (4,400 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the NEC M402X is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC M402X has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The NEC M402X has a carrying case, as do most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M402X has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Lamps

Quite Big Bulb Power

Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 240W. At 335 Watts, the NEC M402X has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector is 500h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,400h. The NEC M402X has a quite short service life of lamp (only 3,500 hours) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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3D Mode Needs to Be Turned On

Two owners who reviewed this projector considered that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Tomsitpro.com said two years ago “Significant crosstalk and motion artifacts with 3D” in their review of this projector. Pc Mag mentioned “3D mode needs to be turned on” in their review of this projector.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person considered that the NEC M402X was heavy and bulky. Three years ago expert website Projectorcentral.com said “It's also heavy enough, at eight pounds, not to mention bulky enough, at 3.5" x 13.4" x 10.1" (HWD), to make it more a” in their review of this projector.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The NEC M402X does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Fairly Loud Noise Level

The NEC M402X has one of the louder noise levels (38 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. The average noise level of projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector is 36dB, and the noise levels range from 28dB to 49dB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 38dB noise level data projectors currently available including the NEC NP-M282 ($599) which has better reviews.

Other projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the NEC NP-M332 ($572.03) (38dB).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer m402h
Barcodes 00044111509618, 04053162595736, 04053162606760, 05028695610750, 05028695610835, 05028695611078, 05028695611092, 05028695611306, 05054629167120, 08592978017491

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