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NEC M403W Projector

£882.35
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 30dB Aug 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £92.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The M403W has an average 1 year running cost of £93 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 115 projectors of this type and age.


Reviews

Good Brand

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


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was August 2015 when this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC M403W has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago 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 Epson EB-575W (£880.79), or the Hitachi CP-AX3005 (£852) both of which are cheaper.

Alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider include the Panasonic PT-VX425N (£886.33).

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Video

Supports Full HD

The NEC M403W supports full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors which support full HD and we think cheaper projectors such as the Hitachi CP-AX3005 (£852) is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the PT-VX425N (£886.33), or the PT-VW355N (£939.76) both from Panasonic.

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HD-Ready

The NEC M403W is HD-Ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The NEC M403W has a relatively standard projector brightness (4,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Hitachi CPX4041WN (£693.48) (4,200 ANSI lumens and cheaper), or the Panasonic PT-VX420 (£676.79) (4,500 ANSI lumens and cheaper).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M403W is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this data projector.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC M403W has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M403W has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than a year, the NEC M403W does not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Supports Password Protection

The NEC M403W supports password protection, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The NEC M403W has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector is 27dB and the loudest is 48dB. At only 30 decibels, the NEC M403W has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector.

Alternative 30dB noise level projectors currently available that you might want to consider include the NEC M323W (£735.42) which is cheaper.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Epson EB-575W (£880.79) (35dB and cheaper).

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector is 5,800h. At 5,500 hours, the NEC M403W has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec 3d60003978, 60003978 m403w, nec necm403w
Barcodes 00000060003978, 04053162970793, 05028695612044

NEC M403W Review Sources

To prepare this NEC M403W 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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