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NEC M420

70

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NEC M420

NEC M420
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector
36dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 Yes Apr 2014
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NEC M420 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the NEC M420 as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Epson projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Save the environment with latest eco technology by minimizing your power consumption and consumables replacements
Large flexibility in positioning the projector and minimized cost for replacements
Intuitive use of latest eco and projection technology due to user-centric design
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

NEC M420 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all NEC multimedia projectors and found that NEC had very good reviews compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The M420 is typical compared to the other 2,026 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the M420 will cost £67 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the M420 in April 2014.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC M420 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Multimedia projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The NEC M420's noise level of 36dB is louder than 65% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC M420 of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 40% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC M420 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 75% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M420 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The NEC M420 supports 3D, unlike 59% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The NEC M420's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than 67% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC M420 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The NEC M420's bulb power of 270W is bigger than 71% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Built-In Display

The NEC M420 has a built-in display. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC M420 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M420 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Carrying Case

The NEC M420 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The NEC M420 does not have a 3D glasses included, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of projectors also do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec m420w

Barcodes:

00000060003455, 04053162595644, 05028695610743, 05054629451090

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