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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Nov 2012
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NEC NP-M271X Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the NEC NP-M271X as follows:
Good Features
5 Years Old
Running Costs
£58 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 67?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
USB viewer allows you to present without a PC using a USB flash drive
Variable audio-out allows the remote control to adjust the volume of self-powered external speakers connected to the projector
ECO mode technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption
Integrated active lens cover mutes audio and video while lowering the lamp power to 25% to conserve energy
Integrated rj-45 and/or wireless LAN (optional) quickly connects to the LAN for control or image transmission
Dual computer inputs ensure quick switching between presentations
Virtually maintenance-free design includes improved 6000-hour filter life
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

NEC NP-M271X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the NP-M271X will cost £58 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector was released in November 2012.


Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NP-M271X has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the NP-M271X of 33dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 61% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC NP-M271X's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NP-M271X of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the NP-M271X of 5,000h is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NP-M271X has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-M271X has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The NP-M271X's bulb power of only 180W is very small compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 98% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NP-M271X does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Bluetooth

The NEC NP-M271X supports Bluetooth. 98% of projectors do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Carrying Case

The NP-M271X has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec npm271x


00086000217402, 00100177440309, 00115970735736, 00151903522745, 00163120856565, 00168141610639, 00805736041040, 08057360410408

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