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NEC NP-M282 Highly Rated
An award winning 10000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with fine features
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Feb 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC NP-M282 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have scored the NEC NP-M282 as follows for Summary.
1 Review + 1 Award
Average Features
3 Years Old
£101 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has fantastic expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%. This projector has received an industry award from Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However this NEC projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The NP-M282 has running costs of £101 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not have a handheld remote control

NEC NP-M282 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site thought that this projector was very good. This was from who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This NEC projector received a rating of 100 out of 100 from projector expert review website The expert review sites think this data projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors.

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NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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


Has a Built-In Speaker

The NP-M282 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC NP-M282's projector brightness of 2,800 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 28% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-M282 does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other data projectors. 79% of projectors have a handheld remote control.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The NP-M282 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Supports Full HD

The NP-M282 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The NP-M282's noise level of 38dB is quite loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 14% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on alright energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the NP-M282 will cost £101 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec npm282x
Barcodes 00011411236827, 0008.05736E+11, 00600889201149, 00799198921333, 00805736051896, 00978715200551
20% longer service life of lamp
£8.22 cheaper to run
3% quieter noise level
A lot smaller bulb power
34% brighter projector brightness
34% shorter service life of lamp
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Quieter noise level
62W smaller bulb power
A lot brighter projector brightness
4dB quieter noise level
A lot smaller bulb power
56% cheaper to run
Three more awards
Vastly brighter projector brightness
Older by over one year