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$599.00 Highly Rated
A good value for money and award winning 10000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Feb 2014
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NEC NP-M282 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the NEC NP-M282 number 377 across all projectors.
1 Review + 1 Award
Very Good
Good Features
$80 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 62?

It has outstanding expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This NEC projector has running costs of $80 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The NP-M282 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not have a handheld remote control
Fairly loud noise level

NEC NP-M282 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award gave this NEC projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Data projector expert review site scored this NEC data projector 100 out of 100. This means that experts think this NEC multimedia projector is one of the very best projectors.

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Very Good Brand

NEC projectors have very good ratings on average and across all projectors NEC is one of the superior brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors. We checked 618 multimedia projectors and they range in price from $149 to $24,000.


Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,800 ANSI lumens, the NP-M282 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-M282 does not have a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 38 decibels, the NP-M282 has one of the louder noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Supports Full HD

The NP-M282 supports full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC NP-M282 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The NEC NP-M282 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This NEC projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when this NEC projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The NP-M282 is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the NP-M282 is $80.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec npm282x
Barcodes 00011411236827, 0008.05736E+11, 00600889201149, 00799198921333, 00805736051896, 00978715200551

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