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NEC M402X

72

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NEC M402X

£1,899.85
£879.98 £1,020 cheaper than 72 days ago
NEC M402X
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A very economical to run and classic moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 Yes Oct 2014
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NEC M402X Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the NEC M402X number 601 in 3D projectors.
83
Reviews
2 Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
74
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 75%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Supports 3D
Maintenance free design eliminates the hassle and time spent monitoring and/or changing filters. to learn more, click here
USB viewer allows you to present without a PC using a USB flash drive
Powerful 20w speaker provides volume needed for large rooms
ECO mode technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption with constant brightness which prevents the usual drop in brightness over time while maximizing lamp life. to learn more, click here
Integrated active lens cover mutes audio and video while lowering the lamp power to 25% to conserve energy
Automatic keystone correction technology instantly projects a square image even when the projector is set up at a steep offset angle to the screen
Filter free with shielded engine eliminates the hassle and time spent monitoring and/or changing filters
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

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NEC M402X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100.

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Very Good Brand

NEC is one of the better rated multimedia projector manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £879.98 it is in the most expensive 43% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The M402X is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the M402X will cost £59 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since October 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC M402X has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The NEC M402X's noise level of 37dB is louder than 80% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC M402X of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 56% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The NEC M402X's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 70% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the NEC M402X of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 32% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. 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.

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Supports 3D

The NEC M402X supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M402X has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M402X has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The NEC M402X supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of data projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Carrying Case

The NEC M402X has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M402X is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The NEC M402X's bulb power of 335W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 12% of all projectors when ordered 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 M402X is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC M402X supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The NEC M402X is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi m402x, acer m362w, nec m402h

Barcodes:

00044111509618, 04053162595736, 04053162606760, 05028695610736, 05028695610750, 05028695610835, 05028695611078, 05028695611092, 05028695611306, 05054629167120, 08592978017491

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