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NEC U310W Projector

2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £119.06 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good technical features
Unacceptable noise level
projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

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Reviews

One Industry Award

Projectorcentral.com gave this multimedia projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This projector received a rating of 93% from data projector expert review site projectorcentral.com. That puts this data projector in the top 6% of all the projectors of a comparable age and type.

NEC Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked the expert and user reviews of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each multimedia projector brand. On average projectors from NEC have good ratings from owners and experts. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The U310W is typical compared to the other 89 projectors of a comparable age and type that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the U310W is £120.


Features

Good Technical Features

One owner reckoned that it had good features. Projectorcentral.com said “The NEC NP-U310W short throw projector's features, particularly its bright image” and rated it 7 stars.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy. Projectorreviews.com mentioned in their NEC U310W review “Volume is loud enough for only a small to mid-size conference room” .

Volume is Loud Enough for Only a Small to Mid-Size Conference Room

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy. Projectorreviews.com mentioned in their NEC U310W review “Volume is loud enough for only a small to mid-size conference room” .


Good Picture Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Projectorreviews.com said five years ago “Is 3D Ready s”.


Design

High Quality Data Image

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Projectorreviews.com said in their review of this projector “High quality data image” .


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this data projector was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC U310W has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Asus P1.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC U310W does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The NEC U310W is 3D-ready. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also are 3D-ready.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the NEC U310W has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

If you would consider a multimedia projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Asus P1 (28dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The NEC U310W has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the NEC U310W is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Projectors of a similar type and age to this projector projector native resolutions range from XGA (1024x768) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC U310W has a relatively standard projector brightness (3,100 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC U310W is RoHS compliance. Most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Other Features

Network Ready

The NEC U310W is network ready. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also are network ready.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago, the NEC U310W does not have a DVI port.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC U310W has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC U310W has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05028695610521

NEC U310W Review Sources

To prepare this NEC U310W review we compared this projector to 2,059 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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