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NEC UM301WG

72

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NEC UM301WG

$1,361.07
NEC UM301
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A stunningly quiet and amazingly economical to run XGA 6000:1 contrast ratio projector, with great features
27dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 6000:1 No Jan 2015
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NEC UM301 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the NEC UM301 number 656 across all projectors.
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Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$38 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

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 only $38 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 11% of all 2,027 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
Very quiet noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a handheld remote control
Minimized cost of ownership - due to long lamp life and lower power consumption
Innovative new eco functions - to reduce power consumption
Optional multi-pen and touch interactivity - with auto-calibration on any kind of surface
Future proof connectivity - due to numerous analog and digital connection terminals including MHL support, network capability as well as optional wireless connectivity
Free displaynote multiuser licence - present, share, collaborate with up to 5 participants across multiple devices (available until march 2016)
Wall-mount included - for quick and easy installation, compatible with height adjustable systems

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NEC UM301 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC UM301 of £930.20 ($930.20) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $430.87.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The UM301 is in the cheapest 11% of all 2,027 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UM301 is only $38.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC UM301 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The NEC UM301's noise level of only 27dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 6% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC UM301 of 6,000 is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 61% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC UM301 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 73% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 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 UM301 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The NEC UM301's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than 67% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC UM301 has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NEC UM301 of only 170W is very small compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 98% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC UM301 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC UM301 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC UM301 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The NEC UM301 has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

60003841promo, acer um301xi, nec um301xg, nec um301wg, um301ximp

Barcodes:

04058154034125, 04058154094327, 05028695611405, 05028695611429, 05028695611573, 05054629685112

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