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NEC U250X

67

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NEC U250X

£1,950.48
NEC U250X
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, but representing only average value for money
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 Yes Jan 2013
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Supreme-Optimised NEC - U250X - PROJECTOR, NEC U250X XGA, 2500 LUMENS - Pack of 1 --
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
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NEC U250X Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the NEC U250X number 816 in 3D projectors.
54
Value for Money
Average
74
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £72 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.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Wall-mount included - for quick and easy installation, compatible with height adjustable sytems
3D ready - future-proof dlp-link technology with 120hz
Free tilting - for desktop use as well as ceiling and floor projection
Great connectivity - due to numerous analog and digital connection terminals as well as network capability
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

NEC U250X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £1,950.48 it is more expensive than 82% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the U250X is £72, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

NEC released the U250X in January 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The NEC U250X has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The NEC U250X's noise level of 33dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 39% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC U250X of only 2,000 is lower than 88% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The NEC U250X's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the NEC U250X of only 2,500h is shorter than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The NEC U250X supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC U250X has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC U250X has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NEC U250X of 230W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 48% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC U250X is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the NEC U250X does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Network Ready

The NEC U250X is network ready, which is unusual. 100% of projectors are not network ready.

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3D-Ready

The NEC U250X is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

advanced nec ecu250xi, advanced nec u250x

Barcodes:

00616268572380

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