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3M X26 Projector

500:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £100.31 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Very bright projector brightness
Does not support full HD

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Energy

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the X26 is £101 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 8 projectors of this type and age.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 3M X26 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago, the 3M X26 does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Optoma HD23.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2012.


Projector

Very Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the 3M X26 has one of the brightest projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors that are a similar age to this projector is 1,500 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 3,200 ANSI lumens.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors of a similar type and age to it.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The 3M X26 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector, the 3M X26 does not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors of this age and type is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 29dB to 37dB. When compared to other projectors of this type and age, the 3M X26's noise level of 37 decibels is one of the loudest.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years is 520W, and the bulb powers range from 160W to 3,000W. At only 200 Watts, the 3M X26 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 220h to 6,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,700h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the 3M X26 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 78923677229

3M X26 Review Sources

To prepare this 3M X26 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Other Projectors to Consider

Canon LV-7292 vs 3M X26

Canon LV-7292 vs 3M X26
Canon LV-7292 3M X26
£ 344.10 £0.00
A Lot Longer Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
25% Longer Lamp Service Life
A Bit Bigger Lamp Power
Slightly Quieter Noise Level in Economy Mode
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port
A Lot Dimmer Projector Brightness
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