NEC M403X vs Optoma EH320UST

NEC M403X
Optoma EH320UST

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
1,500h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The NEC M403X is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1,500h longer than the Optoma EH320UST (6,500h).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The NEC M403X is a 270W lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Optoma EH320UST (260W).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The NEC M403X is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 2,000h longer than the Optoma EH320UST (3,000h).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The NEC M403X is a two USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Optoma EH320UST only has one USB 2.0 port.
20% higher RMS rated power Edit
The NEC M403X is a 20W RMS rated power projector. That's 4W higher than the Optoma EH320UST (16W).
A bit lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The NEC M403X has a power consumption in economy mode of 246W, however the Optoma EH320UST is a 260W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (14W higher).
33% lighter Edit
NEC M403X is 3.6kg heavy. That's 1.2kg lighter than the Optoma EH320UST (4.8kg).
£780 cheaper
The NEC M403X costs £812.45, whereas the Optoma EH320UST is £1,592.40.
Available from 3 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£11.00 cheaper to run
The NEC M403X only costs £92.04 to run over five years whereas the Optoma EH320UST costs £103.04 to run (12% more). Read more
1 Reason For
2dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Optoma EH320UST is 28dB noise level (in economic mode), but the NEC M403X is a 30dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The NEC M403X has a noise level in economy mode of 30dB. That's 2dB louder than the Optoma EH320UST (28dB).
11 Reasons Against
24% shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma EH320UST has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,500h, however the NEC M403X is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,500h longer).
10W smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma EH320UST has a lamp power of 260W, however the NEC M403X is a 270W lamp power projector (10W bigger).
2,000h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH320UST has a lamp service life of 3,000h, but the NEC M403X is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (2,000h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma EH320UST has one USB 2.0 port, however the NEC M403X only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma EH320UST has an RMS rated power of 16W, but the NEC M403X is a 20W RMS rated power projector (4W higher).
Higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
Optoma EH320UST is 260W power consumption (in economy mode). That's 14W higher than the NEC M403X (260W).
1.2kg heavier Edit
The Optoma EH320UST is a 4.8kg heavy projector, whereas the NEC M403X is a 3.6kg heavy projector (1.2kg lighter).
More expensive by £780
The Optoma EH320UST is £779.95 more expensive than the NEC M403X.
Fewer sellers
The Optoma EH320UST is only stocked by 4 stores, but the NEC M403X is stocked by 7 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by two months
The Optoma EH320UST is two months older than the NEC M403X.
Higher running costs over five years by £11.00
Over five years the Optoma EH320UST costs £103.04 to run which is £11.00 more to run than the NEC M403X. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

16 months Ago 19 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.09
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.95
Total running cost £ 92.04
Purchase price £ 812.45
Total cost of ownership £ 904.49
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 103.04
Purchase price £ 1,592.40
Total cost of ownership £ 1,695.44
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 20000:1
 20000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-25 - 25 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -20 - 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
50kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.9 - 16 0.45 - 0.59
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300 80 - 100
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
162W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
8,000h
BEST
6,500h
Lamp Power
270W
BEST
260W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.5 - 2.5:1
 1.5 - 2.5:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 118%
Aperture Range
2.4 - 3.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
17.09 - 29.05 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC M

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Input
 Microphone input
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in
12V Trigger
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 15.3 - 91.1
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Password Protection
 Password protection
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
16W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Grey
 White
 Grey
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.4W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
278W
BEST
310W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
246W
BEST
260W
Maximum Power Consumption
335W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
Power Consumption (network Standby)
2.9 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 50 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 40

Certificates

Certification
CE, EAC, Gost-R, TÜV GS Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
 RoHS compliant
Safety
CE, EAC, Gost-R, TÜV GS Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.6kg
BEST
4.8kg
Height
97.5mm 120mm
Depth
285.9mm 310mm
Width
367.9mm 385mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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