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NEC NP-M311W Projector

3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB Nov 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $124.43 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Poor 3D picture quality
Sparse connectivity choices

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This 3000:1 contrast ratio data projector received a rating of 80 out of 100 from projector expert review website v3.co.uk.

Good Brand

On average NEC 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all multimedia projectors produced by NEC. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person said that it was heavy and bulky. V3.co.uk mentioned in their review of the NEC NP-M311W “The NP215 is part of NEC's mobile projector line-up but, at a fairly hefty 2.5kg”.


Design

Robust

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was well made.

Ability to Control Multiple Units Over a Network

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Eight years ago V3.co.uk mentioned in their review of the NEC NP-M311W “Ability to control multiple units over a network”.

Good Image Quality

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. V3.co.uk wrote “Solid video quality”. V3.co.uk also wrote “Good (not great) audio quality” in their review. V3.co.uk also wrote “Above-par data image quality” in their review.

Ceiling Mountable

The NEC NP-M311W is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One owner who reviewed this projector concluded that it was noisy. V3.co.uk said “Loud audio system”.

Loud Audio System

One owner who reviewed this projector concluded that it was noisy. V3.co.uk said “Loud audio system”.


Good Picture Quality

Two people who purchased the NEC NP-M311W thought it had good picture quality.

Good Sound Quality

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good sound quality.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the product did not have a good 3D picture quality.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC NP-M311W has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Epson V11H475020 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the NP-M311W has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Optoma TW610STI+ (3,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The NP-M311W has a carrying case. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-M311W 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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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC NP-M311W has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

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Smart TV

Sparse Connectivity Choices

One customer who bought it concluded that it was not good in terms of connectivity. V3.co.uk mentioned in their review of this projector “Sparse connectivity choices”.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC NP-M311W does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

Other data projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the Hitachi CP-WX8255A which also has a higher rating.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The NEC NP-M311W does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when NEC released the NP-M311W.


Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the NP-M311W has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 35dB noise level projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the NP-VE281X, or the VE281 ($431.27) both from NEC.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec npm311w
Barcodes 00083495048443, 00086000217426, 00100177440439, 00805736041071, 08057360410712

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