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NEC UM280X

£705.01
£685.99 £19.02 cheaper than 19 days ago
A very economical to run 3000:1 280 x 800 projector with good features and one of the loudest noise levels on the market
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 28dB Nov 2012
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NEC UM280X Review

With low running costs but good features, we have ranked the NEC UM280X number 693 across all projectors.
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Poor
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Good Features
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4 Years Old
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£79 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
50
Average

Why Has it Scored 50?

Sony 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 only £79 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in display
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Only 280 x 800 resolution

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NEC UM280X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old but at £685.99 it is cheaper than 53% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £19 (3%)

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Features

Has a Built-In Display

The NEC UM280X has a built-in display. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC UM280X has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the NEC UM280X of 5,000h is in the longest 25% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC UM280X supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the NEC UM280X of only 28dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC UM280X's projector brightness of 2,800 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 28% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NEC UM280X has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

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

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC UM280X is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The NEC UM280X has a mounting brackets included. 97% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The NEC UM280X has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The NEC UM280X's bulb power of only 170W is in the smallest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since November 2012.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on fine energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the UM280X is only £79, which makes it one of the more economic to run data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers monkey necum280w, casio um280x, nec um280xi, nec um280wi, acer um280x
Barcodes 00000060003383, 00000060003427, 00000060003779, 04053162595538, 04053162595743, 05028695609877, 05028695609891, 05028695609914, 05028695609938, 05028695610002, 05028695610101, 05028695610187, 05028695611139, 05028695611146

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