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NEC NPM283X

$599.00
A good value for money and cheap to run 10000:1 1024 x 768 projector
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 31dB Aug 2015
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NEC NP-M283X Review

Representing very good value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the NEC NP-M283X number 152 across all projectors.
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Good Features
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$66 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $66 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Quite quiet noise level
Not Energy Star certified
Does not support full HD

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $386.99 at Newegg UK 14 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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NEC NP-M283X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

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

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Very Good Brand

On average NEC projectors have very good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all projectors manufactured by NEC. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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.

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.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of data projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other data projectors.

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Features

Not Energy Star Certified

Like most of the other projectors, the NP-M283X is not Energy Star certified.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The NEC NP-M283X has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NP-M283X does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The NP-M283X has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The NP-M283X has a quite small bulb power (only 200 Watts) compared to most of the other data projectors. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W.

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Has a DVI Port

The NP-M283X has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NP-M283X has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,800 ANSI lumens, the NEC NP-M283X has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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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 Carrying Case

The NEC NP-M283X has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was August 2015 when NEC released the NP-M283X.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The NP-M283X has an average 1 year running cost of $66 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 0000008.06E+11, 0008.05736E+11, 00805736059120
Cheaper to run by $39.87
Three times lighter
25,500h longer service life of lamp
$50 More Expensive
A lot brighter projector brightness
Moderately bigger bulb power
$51 More Expensive
$199 Cheaper
Longer service life of lamp
6dB louder noise level

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