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NEC M403X vs Optoma EH320UST

NEC M403X vs Optoma EH320UST

NEC M403X
Optoma EH320UST

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger bulb power Edit
The NEC M403X is a 270W lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Optoma EH320UST (260W).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The NEC M403X has a service life of lamp of 5,000h. That's 2,000h longer than the Optoma EH320UST (3,000h).
Ceiling mountable Edit
The NEC M403X is a ceiling mountable projector, however the Optoma EH320UST is not ceiling mountable.
£756 cheaper
The NEC M403X costs £753.90, whereas the Optoma EH320UST is £1,509.74.
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
Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH320UST is a 28dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the NEC M403X (28dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Marginally louder noise level Edit
The NEC M403X has a noise level of 30dB, but the Optoma EH320UST is a 28dB noise level projector (2dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Three months older
The NEC M403X is older than the Optoma EH320UST by three months.
5 Reasons Against
10W smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma EH320UST has a bulb power of 260W, however the NEC M403X is a 270W lamp power projector (10W bigger).
2,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
Optoma EH320UST is only 3,000h lamp service life, but the NEC M403X is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (2,000h longer).
More expensive by £756
The Optoma EH320UST is £755.84 more expensive than the NEC M403X.
Fewer sellers
The Optoma EH320UST is only stocked by 6 sellers, but the NEC M403X is stocked by 9 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
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

21 months Ago 18 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 £ 753.90
Total cost of ownership £ 845.94
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 103.04
Purchase price £ 1,509.74
Total cost of ownership £ 1,612.78
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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 (typical)
 20000:1
 20000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-25 - 25 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -20 - 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
50kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
0.9 - 16 0.45 - 0.59
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 80 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
162W 6,500W
BEST
Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
8,000h
BEST
6,500h
Bulb Power
270W
BEST
260W
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.25:1
 0.25:1
BEST
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 118%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.4 - 3.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
17.09 - 29.05 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 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)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
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
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 2
BEST
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
12V Trigger
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
30dB 28dB
BEST
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 15.3 - 91.1
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 24 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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 (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
 Password protection
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
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
BEST
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Grey
 White
 Grey
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.4W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
278W
BEST
310W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
246W
BEST
260W
Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Power Consumption (max)
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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
Power Consumption (network Standby)
2.9 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 0 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 50 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.6kg
BEST
4.8kg
Height
97.5mm 99mm
Depth
285.9mm 310mm
Width
367.9mm 385mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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