|36dB||1024 X 768 (XGA)||400:1||No||Jul 2014|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
3M X66 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£73 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 68?
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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £73 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Should You Buy it Now?
3M X66 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £742.07 it is more expensive than 51% of projectors.
Price Has Gone Down by £273 (27%)
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Running Costs Are OK
The X66 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the X66 is £73.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This projector was released in July 2014.
Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution
The 3M X66 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).
Louder Than Average Noise Level
The noise level of the 3M X66 of 36dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 33% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.
Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The 3M X66's contrast ratio (typical) of only 400 is very low compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.
Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the 3M X66 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 62% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The 3M X66's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is in the shortest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The 3M X66 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The 3M X66 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.
Smaller Than Average Bulb Power
The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The 3M X66's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 21% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Has a Carrying Case
The 3M X66 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.
Does Not Support Full HD
The 3M X66 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.