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NEC UM301WI Projector

£1,459.00 £337.93 cheaper than 11 days ago
6000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 27dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2015
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NEC Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

NEC is one of the superior multimedia projector brands according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Recent Price Drop of £339.80

In the last 9 days the price of the UM301Wi has dropped by £339.80.

Supports Full HD Projection

Unlike most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than a year which do not support Full HD projection, the NEC UM301Wi supports Full HD projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The UM301Wi has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the UM301Wi.

Alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the NEC UM352Wi[plb_3119671_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

The UM301Wi supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 720 x 480 (which is also supported by this data projector). In addition, this NEC multimedia projector support graphics resolutions of 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 1280 x 960, 1440 x 900, 1600 x 900, 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 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+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 19.

A 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) graphics resolution is actually the best supported resolution amongst all projectors that are a comparable age to the UM301Wi.

Amongst comparable types of multimedia projector the worst supported resolution is 720 x 480.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At 8,000 hours, the UM301Wi has a very long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for more than a year. The average service life of lamp in economic mode of similar spec projectors that were released one year ago is 6,800h.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago, the NEC UM301Wi does not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the UM301Wi do not support WiFi connectivity. The UM301Wi is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

The UM301Wi has one of the smaller matrix sizes (only 0.59 inches) amongst projectors of this age. The average matrix size of multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the UM301Wi is 0.64".

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5 Other reasons to consider the NEC UM301W

Running Costs Are OK

The UM301Wi has an average running cost of £77 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 5 similar spec projectors that have been around for more than a year.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when NEC released the UM301Wi.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the UM301Wi is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most common native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the UM301Wi has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

Data projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth looking at include the NEC UM352Wi[plb_3119671_price] (3,500 ANSI lumens).

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Average Noise Level

At 27 decibels, the NEC UM301Wi has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £72.75
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.44
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the NEC UM301Wuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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