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Overall Score


A very economical to run 10000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with good features but a price that represents inferior value for money
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 30dB Aug 2015
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NEC M323W Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the NEC M323W number 446 across all projectors.
Good Features
2 Years Old
£75 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 61?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It 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.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Supports full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

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NEC M323W In-Depth Analysis


NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all NEC data projectors and found that NEC had very good ratings 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

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has very good features and is under 2 years old but at £735.42 it is more expensive than 51% of projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the NEC M323W of only 30dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC M323W's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC M323W supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the NEC M323W of 5,500h is quite long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 22% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M323W is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M323W has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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The NEC M323W is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NEC M323W has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution across comparable types of multimedia projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC M323W supports password protection, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since August 2015.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the M323W is only £75 based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic m323w, nec m323w
Barcodes 00000060003972, 04053162970281, 05028695612020, 05054629872543

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