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NEC M271X

£694.67
£397.98 £296.69 cheaper than 58 days ago
pcmagazine.ru 5 Star
A cheap to run and award winning 3000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 26dB Oct 2012
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NEC M271X Review

85
3 Reviews + 1 Award
51
Average Features
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4 Years Old
89
£65 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 77%. This projector has received an industry award from Pcmagazine.ru. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However this NEC projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
The M271X has running costs of only £65 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 9% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Fairly long service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £694.67 to £397.98 in the last 58 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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NEC M271X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site decided that this NEC multimedia projector was very good. This data projector received a "5 Star" award from Pcmagazine.ru.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, pcmagazine.ru and IT Reviews.com this NEC multimedia projector has an overall expert rating of 77%.

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NEC Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

NEC is one of the better rated multimedia projector manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and NEC also has very good reviews for its data projectors. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 26 decibels, the NEC M271X has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors. The average noise level of projectors is 34dB.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 6,000 hours, the NEC M271X has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC M271X does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the NEC M271X has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. When compared to other multimedia projectors, the bulb power of the NEC M271X of only 145 Watts is one of the smallest.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The NEC M271X has a built-in display, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M271X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

NEC released the M271X in October 2012.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The M271X is one of the cheapest to run data projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the M271X will cost only £65 over 1 year to run.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £297 (43%)

The price has dropped from £694.67 to £397.98 in the last 58 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutions m271x, projectors m271x, nec 1024x768, acer m271x, nec m271x
Barcodes 00000060003404, 00000060003408, 00028695609822, 00028695609860, 01078625609822, 02990091004668, 04053162595569, 05028695609822, 05028695609860, 05054484231561, 08592978012243

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