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NEC NPM283X

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NEC NPM283X

$499.00
NEC NP-M283X
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An economical to run and very cheap moderate noise level XGA projector, with very good user reviews and features
31dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Aug 2015
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NEC NP-M283X Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the NEC NP-M283X number 174 across all projectors.
83
Reviews
1 Review
93
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Running Costs
$34 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $34 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 9% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This NEC projector has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Has a DVI port

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NEC NP-M283X In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $499.00 it is still cheaper than 76% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by $112 (22%)

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The NP-M283X is one of the most economic to run multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the NP-M283X is only $34.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC NP-M283X has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The NP-M283X's noise level of only 31dB is quieter than 76% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC NP-M283X's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is higher than 56% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The NP-M283X's projector brightness of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 75% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NP-M283X has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The NP-M283X's service life of lamp of 4,500h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 52% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-M283X has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The NP-M283X's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The NEC NP-M283X is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the NP-M283X does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The NP-M283X has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Carrying Case

The NEC NP-M283X has a carrying case, unlike 82% of data projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec npm283x

Barcodes:

0000008.06E+11, 0008.05736E+11, 00805736059120

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