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NEC NP-UM330X-WK1 Hot Product
A 4 year old 3000:1 280 x 800 projector with satisfactory features but high running costs
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC NP-UM330X-WK1 Review

With average features, we have scored the NEC NP-UM330X-WK1 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£170 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has received an industry award from Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £170 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a mounting brackets included
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

NEC NP-UM330X-WK1 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

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

NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC NP-UM330X-WK1 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the NP-UM330X-WK1 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The NP-UM330X-WK1 has a mounting brackets included. 97% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC NP-UM330X-WK1 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Noise Level

The NP-UM330X-WK1's noise level of 35dB is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 56% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NP-UM330X-WK1's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 54% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The NEC NP-UM330X-WK1 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NP-UM330X-WK1 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution across comparable types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since February 2013.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The NP-UM330X-WK1 has an average running cost of £170 over 1 year based on fine energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec npum330xiwk1, nec npum330w, npum330xwk1
Barcodes 00031112203522, 00132017738994, 00132017770321, 00163120857708, 00163121204792, 00168141609374, 00172302797077, 00172302797145, 00652977317478, 00682017416618, 00682017416625, 00805736044171, 00805736044188, 00805736045994, 00805736046106, 00922578479487, 08057360441716, 08057360441884, 08057360459940
42% cheaper to run
Dimmer projector brightness
Longer service life of lamp
More expensive to run over five years by 986%
Brighter projector brightness
£38.93 cheaper to run
Bigger bulb power