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NEC M402X Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 38dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Oct 2014
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Expert Reviews Are Average

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com have rated this multimedia projector on average 75%.

Good Product Quality

Some NEC M402X owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Pcmag.com gave this projector a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this projector on PC Mag “The NEC Display Solutions NP-M402X projector($959) offers high quality for data images”. Pcmag.com also said “The NEC NP-M402X projector delivers high quality for data screens, plus conveniences like 3D support”. Pc Mag said “Excellent quality for data images”.

NEC Projectors Have Good Reviews

NEC has good average ratings for its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors as well as across its entire projector range compared to other brands.

Good Size

One NEC M402X owner who bought it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Expert website Projectorcentral.com said three years ago “It's also heavy enough, at eight pounds, not to mention bulky enough, at 3.5" x 13.4" x 10.1" (HWD), to make it more a” .

Supports Full HD

The NEC M402X supports full HD, unlike most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the M402X which do not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available including because of it's better review score, the Epson 1975W[plb_3009713_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M402X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the M402X.

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the NEC NP-M322X[plb_2324544_price].

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the NEC M402X has one of the brighter projector brightnesss amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the M402X the projector brightnesss range from 300 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

If you would prefer a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Epson 1980WU[plb_2746486_price] (4,400 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the NEC M402X is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). This data projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is in fact the best supported resolution amongst all multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the M402X.

The worst supported resolution amongst comparable types of projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the NEC M402X has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago. 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the M402X have RMS rated powers of between 1W and 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 8.9W.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most projectors of a comparable age and type to the M402X have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the NEC M402X which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

This multimedia projector has a maximum digital resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, which is typical of many projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

Projectors that were released around the same time as the M402X have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W. With a bulb power of 335 Watts, the NEC M402X has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Across all the projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the M402X the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 3,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 8,000 hours, the NEC M402X has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the M402X the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.2W to 280W. The NEC M402X has one of the lower power consumption (PowerSave)s (only 0.5 Watts) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many data projectors of this age and type.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the M402X, the NEC M402X does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the M402X, the NEC M402X does not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Benq W1500[plb_1561671_price], or the Epson PowerLite 1222[plb_2225031_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the M402X is 500h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,000h. The NEC M402X has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 3,500 hours) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the M402X.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The NEC M402X has a quite loud noise level (38 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the M402X. The average noise level of comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the M402X is 35dB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 38dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available including the NEC NP-M282[plb_2338575_price] which has better reviews.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The NEC M402X is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

The quietest noise level (economic mode) of data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the M402X is 26dB and the loudest is 40dB. At 33 decibels, the NEC M402X has a fairly loud noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the M402X.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

The average matrix size of 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the M402X is 0.62". With a matrix size of only 0.55 inches, the NEC M402X has a quite small matrix size compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the NEC M402X

Running Costs Are Average

The M402X is typical compared to the other 131 multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the M402X will cost £126 over 1 year to run.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released over two years ago.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the NEC M402X is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Maximum Digital Resolution
Maximum Analog Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Composite Sync
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(3)
2 June 2015

Selling for less than $2000, the M402H represents a high-quality entry-level option for small to medium spaces looking for a big-screen image. With easy portability, corporate warriors can easily...

Light output
Portability
Sharp image
Signalhandling
Value
No calibration controls
No lens shift
Rainbow artifacts show frequently enough with black-and-white video to be bothersome for people who see them easily
Significant crosstalk and motion artifacts with 3D
25 July 2014

Bright enough for a small to midsize room, the NEC NP-M402X projector delivers high quality for data screens, plus conveniences like 3D support and a a 1.7x zoom lens...

Bright
Native XGA 1 024-by 768) resolution
Excellent quality for data images
3D mode needs to be turned on and off manually
Subar video quality

NEC calls the NP-M402X portable, and, indeed, it's light enough to carry if you need to. It even ships with a soft carrying case. But it's also heavy enough, at eight pounds, not to mention bulky... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £107.36
Electricity cost when on standby £18.43
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Total running cost over 5 years £125.79
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0.62T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.62 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer m402, acer m402h
Barcodes 00044111509618, 04053162595736, 04053162606760, 05028695610750, 05028695610835, 05028695611078, 05028695611092, 05028695611306, 05054629167120, 08592978017491

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