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Overall Score

NEC U310W

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
An award winning 2000:1 280 x 800 projector with good features
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 36dB Sep 2013
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NEC U310W Review

With very good reviews but good features,
77
1 Review + 1 Award
64
Good Features
39
3 Years Old
45
£120 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has brilliant expert reviews with an average expert rating of 93%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this NEC projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
The U310W has running costs of £120 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D-ready
Has a mounting brackets included
Very short service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution

NEC U310W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site thought that this multimedia projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 93% from projectorcentral.com. This puts this projector in the top 8% of all the multimedia projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

NEC is one of the better rated projector manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

3D-Ready

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

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the NEC U310W of 36dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 63% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The NEC U310W has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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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 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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HD-Ready

The NEC U310W is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NEC U310W has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Amongst comparable types of data projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Network Ready

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

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC U310W's projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 44% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC U310W has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC U310W does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the U310W in September 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The U310W is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on fine energy prices, we estimate the U310W will cost £120 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec npu310w, nec u310w, 1280x800
Barcodes 00805736036374, 05028695610521
Brighter projector brightness
20W bigger bulb power
Older by over one year
Longer service life of lamp
£18.39 cheaper to run
Over one year older
34% longer service life of lamp
25% brighter projector brightness
10 months older
2 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
1h longer service life of lamp
50W bigger bulb power
Higher running costs over five years by £105.02

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