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NEC UM330
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NEC UM330 Projector

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3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 28dB 3,300 ANSI Lumens Jun 2014
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One Industry Award

Projectorcentral.com gave this NEC projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and IT Reviews.com have rated this 3000:1 contrast ratio projector on average 86%. If all the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago are ranked by average expert review score then this multimedia projector is in the top 17%.

NEC Has Good Data Projector Reviews

On average NEC 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all projectors manufactured by NEC.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed this projector thought it was good quality. Expert website Projectorcentral.com said “The NEC UM330X offers lots of capability, with a suitably short throw, excellent data image quality, good video quality for a 1024x768 data projector”.

Good Picture Quality

One NEC UM330 reviewer who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC UM330 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the NEC UM330 is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 8% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). This NEC projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 720 x 480, 1280 x 960, 1600 x 900, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the UM330 the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

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

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The NEC UM330 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the multimedia projectors of this type and age. This NEC projector is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector compared to most of the multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The NEC UM330 has more HDMI ports quantitys than most of the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years. This projector is a two HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector compared to most of the projectors of a similar age and spec to the UM330 which only have one HDMI ports quantity.

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Fairly Bright Colour Light Output

At 3,300 ANSI lumens, the NEC UM330 has a fairly bright colour light output compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the UM330. The colour light outputs of multimedia projectors of this age and spec range from 2,500 ANSI lumens to 5,000 ANSI lumens.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on data projectors of this type and age.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The NEC UM330 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 28 decibels) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Across all the projectors that are a comparable age to the UM330 the noise levels range from 26dB to 45dB.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

Across all the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years the noise level (economic mode)s range from 26dB to 35dB. The NEC UM330 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s (only 28 decibels) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The NEC UM330 does not support 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the UM330 also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years, the NEC UM330 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The NEC UM330 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the UM330 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 600 hours, the NEC UM330 has a very short service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the UM330. 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 230h and 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 5,700h.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

At only 195 Watts, the NEC UM330 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors that came out more than two years ago. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the UM330 range from 140W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 240W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the NEC UM330

Released Over Two Years Ago

NEC released the UM330 over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

The NEC UM330 has a fairly average projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the UM330.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Matrix Size
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Other Features
Aspect Ratio

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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IT Reviews.com

28 April 2013

The NEC NP-UM330X ultra-short throw projector offers interactivity as an option you can upgrade to if you decide you need it...

Ultra-short throw
Optional interactive module can be added at any time
Interactivity works at full brightness
Interactive feature needs calibration
Need to touch screen to interact, which means screen needs a hard backing
No 3D
26 April 2013

The NEC NP-UM330X is best appreciated as a non-interactive ultra-short throw projector with an option to add interactivity, if you need it, at any time...

Projectorcentral.com

As an ultra short throw projector, the NEC UM330X offers lots of capability, with a suitably short throw, excellent data image quality, good video quality for a 1024x768 data projector, and robust... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $63.62
Electricity cost when on standby $2.23
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Total running cost over 5 years $65.85
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec np03, nec um330, nec np03w, nec np03wi, nec um330w, acer um330, acer um330w, acer um330x, acer um330wi, acer um330xi
Barcodes 00000060003392, 00000060003428, 00000060003429, 00000060003782, 00549963934279, 04053162595552, 04053162921641, 05028695609884, 05028695609921, 05028695609945, 05028695610019, 05028695610095, 05028695610118, 05028695611153, 05028695611160, 05499639342790
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