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NEC M363X Projector

£653.96
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB 3,600 ANSI Lumens Sep 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £81.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Running costs are very low
Unacceptable noise level
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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average 1 year running cost of the M363 is only £82 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 115 projectors of a similar spec and age.


Reviews

One Industry Award

This data projector received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com.

NEC Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We calculated the average ratings for all NEC projectors and also specifically for NEC 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors and found that in both cases NEC had good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Have a Good Remote Control

One person considered that the NEC M363 did not have a good remote control. Projectorreviews.com wrote “Remote can be difficult to operate in a dark room, since it has no backlight or glowinthedark buttons” .

Sharp Image

One customer thought it had a sharp image. Two years ago Projectorreviews.com mentioned “Good sharpness with any normally used resolution”.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person thought the NEC M363 was noisy. Projectorreviews.com wrote in their review of the NEC M363 two years ago “Higher fan noise level even in Eco mode than some of the competition” .

Noisy

One person thought the NEC M363 was noisy. Projectorreviews.com wrote in their review of the NEC M363 two years ago “Higher fan noise level even in Eco mode than some of the competition” .


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One NEC M363 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was compact. Expert website Projectorreviews.com said in their NEC M363 review two years ago “The NEC M363W combines high brightness with great color and presentation flexibility in a compact package that should please business” .


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

NEC released the M363 in September 2015.


Design

Easy to Setup

One NEC M363 reviewer reckoned that it was easy to setup. Projectorreviews.com said in their review of the NEC M363 “Easy to setup” but in spite of that they gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

Ceiling Mountable

The NEC M363 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M363 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the Panasonic PT-VW350 (£636.77), the Benq MH741 (£645.50), or the Hitachi CPWX3541.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The NEC M363 supports full HD, as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors which support full HD and we think because of their better review scores, the Benq MH741 (£645.50), the Hitachi CP-WX3041WN (£585.60), and the NEC M323W (£735.42) are also worth considering.

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HD-Ready

The NEC M363 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this data projector.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The NEC M363 has a fairly standard projector brightness (3,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the CPWX3541WN (£684) (3,700 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the CPX4041WN (£693.48) (4,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated) both from Hitachi or the Panasonic PT-VW350 (£636.77) (4,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The NEC M363 has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors of this type and age also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M363 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M363 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year also are RoHS compliance.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC M363 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 31 decibels, the NEC M363 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector the noise levels range from 27dB to 48dB.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 5,500 hours, the NEC M363 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector. The service life of lamps of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,800h.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162982888, 05028695612037

NEC M363 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC M363 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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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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