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A 3 year old 4000:1 1024 x 768 data projector with alright features but high running costs
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Dec 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC NP-UM361X-WK Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features,
Average Features
2 Years Old
£167 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £167 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 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 speaker
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC NP-UM361X-WK In-Depth Analysis


NEC Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Has a Built-In Speaker

The NP-UM361X-WK has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the NEC NP-UM361X-WK does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NP-UM361X-WK of 3,600 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 67% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The NP-UM361X-WK's noise level of 38dB is in the loudest 15% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The NP-UM361X-WK has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

NEC released the NP-UM361X-WK in December 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The NP-UM361X-WK is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on passable usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the NP-UM361X-WK will cost £167 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers generic npum361xwk, generic um361xwk, nec npum361xwk, npum361xiwk
Barcodes 00000011610756, 0000008.06E+11, 0008.05736E+11, 00805736056280, 00805736056310, 08057360562800, 08057360563104, 08057360568222
Longer service life of lamp
7dB quieter noise level
Over two years older
25% longer service life of lamp
Quieter noise level
Cheaper to run by £67.62
4dB quieter noise level
Older by over two years
Cheaper to run by £47.79
40% brighter projector brightness
4dB quieter noise level
Over one year older


£ 1,108.80
Brighter projector brightness
A lot quieter noise level
Longer service life of lamp
Over one year older