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NEC M303WS

81

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NEC M303WS

£788.38
NEC M303WS

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A very economical to run and fully featured 1280 x 800 resolution 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with a reasonable price and a staggeringly quiet 27dB noise level
27dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 Yes Sep 2015
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60003970 - M303WS SHORT-THROW DLP WXGA DLP, 3000 Lumens, 1280 x 800, f = 6.5 mm, CR 10000:1, 2 x VGA, 2 x HDMI, Composite, 1 x RJ-45, D-Sub 9Pin, 2 x USB, RMS 20W, 3.6kg
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NEC M303WS Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the NEC M303WS number 225 in 3D projectors and number 324 across all projectors.
83
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£43 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £43 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 9% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
USB display function
NaViSet administrator 2
Multi-screen projection function
Variable audio-out
Microphone input
Dual HDMI inputs
USB viewer
Shielded optical structure and filterless design
Very quiet noise level
Advanced ECO modes
Impressive image quality for various applications
Short throw projection optimal for classrooms and meeting areas
Multipurpose short throw projector
Ideal centrepiece of modern education and meeting areas
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Virtual remote tool

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NEC M303WS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Projectors manufactured by NEC have very good ratings on average compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £788.38 it is still in the cheapest 49% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average running cost of the M303WS is only £43 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

NEC released the M303WS in September 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the NEC M303WS of only 27dB is quieter than 93% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC M303WS's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 49% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC M303WS of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 66% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The NEC M303WS supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M303WS has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The NEC M303WS's service life of lamp of 5,500h is longer than 77% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M303WS has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NEC M303WS of only 171W is smaller than 98% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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3D-Ready

The NEC M303WS is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC M303WS does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec 3d60003970, nec 1280x800, nec p230833p, acer m303ws, nec m303ws

Barcodes:

00000060003970, 04058154059081, 05028695612075, 05054629968222

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