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NEC M420

A 3 year old 2000:1 1024 x 768 projector with good features
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 36dB Apr 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC M420 Review

With good features and low running costs,
66
Good Features
46
3 Years Old
50
£113 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £113 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in display
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC M420 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The NEC M420 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Has a Built-In Display

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M420 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the NEC M420 of 36dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 64% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The NEC M420 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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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 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the NEC M420 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the M420 in April 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The M420 is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on passable energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the M420 is £113.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung m420x, nec m420w
Barcodes 00000060003455, 04053162595644, 05028695610743, 05054629451090
2 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
30W bigger bulb power
Higher running costs over five years by £193.83

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