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NEC U300X

69

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NEC U300X

$1,437.49
NEC U300X
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector, but representing only average value for money
36dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 Yes Dec 2012
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NEC U300X Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the NEC U300X number 786 across all projectors.
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $73 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Almost no shadow and glare - thanks to ultra-short throwing distance
Free tilting - for desktop use as well as ceiling and floor projection
Great connectivity - due to numerous analog and digital connection terminals as well as network capability
Wall-mount included - for quick and easy installation, compatible with height adjustable sytems
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

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NEC U300X In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,437.49 it is in the most expensive 32% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The U300X has an average 5 year running cost of $73 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC U300X has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the NEC U300X of 36dB is in the loudest 34% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC U300X of only 2,000 is in the lowest 13% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The NEC U300X's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 72% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. 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.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC U300X has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The NEC U300X supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The NEC U300X's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 12% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC U300X has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the NEC U300X of 280W is bigger than 76% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC U300X is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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3D-Ready

The NEC U300X is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the NEC U300X does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Network Ready

The NEC U300X is network ready, unlike 100% of projectors which are not network ready.

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