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A 3000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with poor features
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 37dB Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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NEC NP-V311X Review

With low running costs and mediocre features,
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£119 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £119 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Fairly loud noise level
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

NEC NP-V311X In-Depth Analysis


NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Data projectors built by NEC have very good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all data projectors (not just data projectors) and found that NEC also has very good ratings across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.



The NP-V311X is 3D-ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the NP-V311X has one of the louder noise levels amongst data projectors of this age. The noise levels of data projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the NP-V311X has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NP-V311X does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NP-V311X has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the NP-V311X is £119 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutions npv311x, generic npv311w, nec npv311x, nec npv311w
Barcodes 0000008.06E+11, 00008593125902, 00012300330817, 00012302574578, 00012304206644, 0008.05736E+11, 00132018331118, 00132018331507, 00163121425401, 00163121528751, 00172304336601, 00604867243763, 00617407469653, 00799198873106, 00803982784490, 00804067183078, 00805736048216, 00805736048223, 00808112923466, 00898029657899, 08057360482160, 08057360482238

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