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Overall Score

NEC M420

A Fully Featured 2000:1 XGA (1024x768) Projector
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 36dB Apr 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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NEC M420 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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7 Great Features
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3 Years Old
45
£113 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 27?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £113 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 89 latest similar spec projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Has a handheld remote control
Does not have a DVI port
Does not support full HD

NEC M420 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Brand

We checked the reviews from experts and users of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each multimedia projector manufacturer. On average projectors made by NEC have good reviews from experts and owners. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

RoHS Compliance

The NEC M420 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M420 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other new projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC M420 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other latest 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The NEC M420 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Has a Carrying Case

The NEC M420 has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The NEC M420 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other recently released similar spec data projectors also do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Built-In Display

The NEC M420 has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector do not have a built-in display.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many new 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the NEC M420 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,200 ANSI lumens, the NEC M420 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M420 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this data projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC M420 does not support full HD. Most of the other new comparable spec projectors also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when NEC released the M420.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the M420 is £113 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 89 latest similar spec projectors.

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NEC M420 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC M420 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,250 product attributes, 16,064 projector reviews and 2,516,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung m420x, nec m420w
Barcodes 00000060003455, 04053162595644, 05028695610743, 05054629451090

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