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NEC NPM322X

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NEC NPM322X

$679.00
NEC NP-M322X
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An affordable and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with great features
38dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 No Feb 2014
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NEC NP-M322X Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the NEC NP-M322X number 134 across all projectors.
86
Reviews
2 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Running Costs
$40 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has outstanding user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 64%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $40 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This NEC projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Bigger than average bulb power
Maintenance free design eliminates the hassle and time spent monitoring and/or changing filters
USB viewer allows you to present without a PC using a USB flash drive
Powerful 20w speaker provides volume needed for large rooms
ECO mode technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption with constant brightness which prevents the usual drop in brightness over time while maximizing lamp life
Integrated active lens cover mutes audio and video while lowering the lamp power to 25% to conserve energy
Automatic keystone correction technology instantly projects a square image even when the projector is set up at a steep offset angle to the screen
Filter free with shielded engine eliminates the hassle and time spent monitoring and/or changing filters
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations

NEC NP-M322X In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $679.00 it is still in the cheapest 31% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The NP-M322X is in the cheapest 14% of all 2,021 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the NP-M322X is only $40.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on data projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The NEC NP-M322X's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC NP-M322X's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 46% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC NP-M322X's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 42% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC NP-M322X has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the NP-M322X of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 32% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC NP-M322X has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NP-M322X of 282W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 79% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The NP-M322X has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Full HD

The NP-M322X supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The NP-M322X is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Has a DVI Port

The NP-M322X has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec npm322xr, nec npm332xs, nec npm322xs, npm322w

Barcodes:

0000008.06E+11, 0008.05736E+11, 00746320074283, 00805736051698, 00805736051827, 08057360518104, 08057360518272

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