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NEC NPM283X Projector

$477.46
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 31dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Aug 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $65.26 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Running costs are low
Good quality
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This data projector received a score of 70% from expert review site PC Mag.

NEC Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

NEC is one of the better rated data projector brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and NEC also has good reviews for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 100% of those that bought a NEC data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Quality

Three NEC NP-M283X owners said in their reviews that it was good quality. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag two years ago “Good data-image quality in our tests”. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the NEC NP-M283X on expert review site PC Mag “A DLP-based XGA (1,024-by-768) data projector designed for classrooms and conference rooms, provides good data-image quality and a thorough set of connection choices”. Pcmag.com also mentioned “The DLP-based NEC Display Solutions NP-M283X offers good data-image quality” in their review.

Ceiling Mountable

The NP-M283X is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One NEC NP-M283X owner said that this projector was noisy. Two years ago Pc Mag wrote “Loud sound system”.

Noisy

One NEC NP-M283X owner said that this projector was noisy. Two years ago Pc Mag wrote “Loud sound system”.


Good Sound Quality

One NEC NP-M283X owner reckoned that the product had good sound quality.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NP-M283X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon WX320, the NEC NP-M363 ($604.17), or the Hitachi CP-X8800.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The NP-M283X has a DVI port, unlike most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this projector which do not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The NEC NP-M283X has a carrying case, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-M283X has a handheld remote control. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 31 decibels, the NP-M283X has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this data projector. The noise levels of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released one year ago range from 27dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector, the NEC NP-M283X does not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the Panasonic PT-DZ16KE, the NEC NP-M333XS ($860.64), or the Optoma X515 which is also higher rated.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The NP-M283X has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago. The dimmest projector brightness of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector is 600 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 16,000 ANSI lumens.

If this NEC multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Hitachi CP-WX3041WN (3,000 ANSI lumens), the Epson EB-945H (3,000 ANSI lumens), or the Acer U5520B (3,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The NP-M283X has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Certificates

Not Energy Star Certified

The NP-M283X is not Energy Star certified, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector are also not Energy Star certified.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector range from 170W to 430W. At only 200 Watts, the NP-M283X has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

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


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec 1024x768, nec npm283x, nec m283x
Barcodes 0000008.06E+11, 0008.05736E+11, 00805736059120

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