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NEC M311X Projector

£600.30
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 26dB 2,480 ANSI Lumens Oct 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £78.58 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Running costs are low
Does not support full HD
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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The M311X is in the cheapest 13% of all 97 multimedia projectors of this spec and age that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the M311X is only £79.


Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Multimedia projector expert review site hardwarezone.com.sg scored this data projector 85 out of 100.

NEC Has Good Projector Reviews

3000:1 contrast ratio projectors manufactured by NEC have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors) and found that NEC also has good reviews across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was October 2012 when this multimedia projector was released.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC M311X does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M311X has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Sony VPL-DW127 (£435.88) which is cheaper.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector is 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 7,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,325 ANSI lumens, the NEC M311X's projector brightness is one of the dimmest amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Data projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth looking at include the Sony VPL-DW127 (£435.88) (2,600 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Display

Has a Built-In Display

The NEC M311X has a built-in display, unlike most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector which do not have a built-in display.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M311X is RoHS compliance. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago also are RoHS compliance.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC M311X has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M311X has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The NEC M311X does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The NEC M311X has one of the longer service life of lamps (5,000 hours) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector is 4,500h, and the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The NEC M311X has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC M311X supports password protection, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector range from 25dB to 45dB. At only 28 decibels, the NEC M311X has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to this data projector.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00028695609839, 00028695609853, 00805736041057, 02990091004644, 02990091004651, 04053162595576, 04053162595583, 05028695609839, 05028695609853, 05054484230540, 08057360410576

NEC M311X Review Sources

To prepare this NEC M311X 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.

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