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NEC U310W

NEC U310W
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projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
An award winning and fully featured moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with low running costs
36dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 Yes Sep 2013
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NEC U310W Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the NEC U310W number 699 in 3D projectors.
88
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
5 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has superb expert reviews with an average expert rating of 93%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Epson projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this NEC projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
The U310W has running costs of £76 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Supports 3D
Has a handheld remote control
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
Wide format - for extra space in presentations and video content in native aspect ratio no quality loss due to format scaling

NEC U310W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that this NEC data projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Excellent Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a score of 93 out of 100 from expert review site projectorcentral.com. If all the projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this data projector is in the top 6%.

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NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all NEC projectors and found that NEC had very good ratings. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the U310W is £76 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector was released in January 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The NEC U310W's noise level of 36dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 64% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC U310W's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 87% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC U310W's projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 39% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The NEC U310W supports 3D, unlike 59% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC U310W has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The NEC U310W's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is in the shortest 12% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC U310W has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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HD-Ready

The NEC U310W is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The NEC U310W has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The NEC U310W's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 24% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Network Ready

The NEC U310W is network ready, unlike 100% of projectors which are not network ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC U310W 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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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC U310W is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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3D-Ready

The NEC U310W is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec npu310w, nec u310w, 1280x800

Barcodes:

00805736036374, 05028695610521

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