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NEC M420
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NEC M420 Projector

2000:1 XGA (1024x768) 36dB 4,200 ANSI Lumens Apr 2014
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7 Reasons For

NEC Projectors Have Good Reviews

NEC is one of the better rated multimedia projector brands according to average user and expert review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other data projectors of this type and age, the NEC M420 has a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The NEC M420 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this NEC multimedia projector). This data projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 1280 x 768, 1280 x 800, 1366 x 768, 1440 x 900, 1600 x 900, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVG. Across all data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the M420 the best resolution is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and the worst is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The NEC M420 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector.

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Two Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Ins

Most multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the M420 have between one and two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins, including the NEC M420 which has two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the M420 range from 1W to 19W, and the average RMS rated power is 6.9W. At 10 Watts, the NEC M420 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the M420.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on projectors of this age and type.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the M420, the NEC M420 does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the AAXA Technologies LED Android Pico Projector[plb_3156294_price].

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the M420, the NEC M420 does not support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support 3D including the NEC U310W[plb_1531485_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors of this age and type, the NEC M420 does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative data projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Epson PowerLite 1761W[plb_1735741_price], or the AAXA Technologies M2 Micro[plb_1759924_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of data projectors of this age and spec is 4,100h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 3,500 hours, the NEC M420 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The NEC M420 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The NEC M420 is a one audio (L,R) in data projector.

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4 Other reasons to consider the NEC M420

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market for over two years.

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,200 ANSI lumens, the NEC M420 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the NEC M420 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the M420.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Benq SP870[plb_1387494_price] (36dB).

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many projectors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Progressive Scan Output
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
3D Glasses Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $81.21
Electricity cost when on standby $2.18
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Total running cost over 5 years $83.39
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the NEC M420uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec m420, nec m420w
Barcodes 00000060003455, 04053162595644, 05028695610743, 05054629451090
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