NEC M302
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A very economical to run 10000:1 280 x 800 data projector with good features but a price that represents inferior value for money
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 30dB Jan 2014
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NEC M302 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have ranked the NEC M302 number 686 across all projectors.
Good Features
3 Years Old
£75 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 52?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £75 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
RoHS compliance
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

NEC M302 In-Depth Analysis


NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

NEC projectors have very good reviews on average and NEC is one of the superior brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £772.10 it is more expensive than 52% of projectors.


Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the NEC M302 of only 30dB is in the quietest 15% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M302 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The NEC M302's service life of lamp of 5,500h is fairly long compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NEC M302 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This NEC projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst comparable types of projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the NEC M302 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M302 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC M302 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 37% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The NEC M302 has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the M302 in January 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The M302 has an average running cost of only £75 over 1 year based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheaper to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

projectors m302ws, acer m302ws, sony m302ws, nec m302ws


04053162595675, 05028695610552



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