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A 2 year old 10000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Sep 2015
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NEC NP-M333XS Review

Missing Some Features
1 Year Old
£126 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 34?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £126 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector is missing some features:
Fairly loud noise level
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC NP-M333XS In-Depth Analysis


NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

NEC data projectors have very good ratings on average and across all data projectors NEC is one of the better rated brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NP-M333XS has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

At 38 decibels, the NP-M333XS has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other data projectors. Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NP-M333XS has a fairly standard projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The NP-M333XS supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the NP-M333XS is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The worst resolution of all data projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of data projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. The NEC NP-M333XS has a quite small bulb power (only 200 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Released Over a Year Ago

NEC released the NP-M333XS in September 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The NP-M333XS is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the NP-M333XS is £126.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers visipax prnpm333xs, visipax npm333xs, nec 1024x768, nec npm333xs
Barcodes 0000008.06E+11, 0008.05736E+11, 00750408387455, 00779184227397, 00805736059182, 04913603175739
Cheaper to run by £38.78
27% quieter noise level
Longer service life of lamp
£26.44 cheaper to run
50W bigger bulb power
Quieter noise level
Older by two months
2h longer service life of lamp
18% cheaper to run
Bigger bulb power
1 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness
Longer service life of lamp
Cheaper to run by £9.93
Quieter noise level
40% brighter projector brightness
38% bigger bulb power
25% longer service life of lamp
94% higher running costs over five years
Brighter projector brightness
4dB quieter noise level
More expensive to run over five years by 118%