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NEC NP-UM361XI-WK

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NEC NP-UM361XI-WK

NEC NP-UM361XI-WK
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A classic and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector, with good features
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 4000:1 No Dec 2014
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NEC NP-UM361XI-WK Review

With low running costs and very good reviews, we have scored the NEC NP-UM361XI-WK as follows:
78
Reviews
1 Review
71
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£52 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £52 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.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Comprehensive input/output panel, including dual HDMI, VGA and a microphone input
ECO mode technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption
Horizontal & vertical keystone adjustment or cornerstone correction ensures the image will fill the screen every time
Remote monitoring and control of projector over network saves IT employee time and reduces costs related to projector operation
Optional interactive system (dual pens) with auto calibration allows for annotation and collaboration on a whiteboard locally or via web meetings
Available as a bundle with one widescreen ultra short throw projector and np04wk1 wall mount kit (np-um361x-wk)
Available as a bundle with one widescreen ultra short throw projector, np03wi interactive module and dual stylus pens, and np04wk1 wall mount kit (np-um361xi-wk)
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

NEC NP-UM361XI-WK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 70% from PC Mag.

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NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

On average NEC projectors have 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

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the NP-UM361XI-WK is £52 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since December 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NP-UM361XI-WK has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the NP-UM361XI-WK of 38dB is louder than 84% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the NP-UM361X-WK of only 4,000 is lower than 69% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NP-UM361XI-WK of 3,600 ANSI lumens is brighter than 65% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NP-UM361XI-WK has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the NEC NP-UM361XI-WK of only 3,800h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 65% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-UM361XI-WK has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the NEC NP-UM361XI-WK of 255W is in the biggest 34% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NP-UM361XI-WK does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec npum361xiwk, nec npum361xwk, nec um361xiwk

Barcodes:

0008.05736E+11, 00805736056280, 00805736056310, 00805736056822, 08057360562800, 08057360563104, 08057360568222

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