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NEC UM301X Projector

£1,395.06
£690.00 £705.06 cheaper than 47 days ago
6000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 27dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jun 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £75.70 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
NEC multimedia projectors have good reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The UM301 is one of the cheapest to run latest 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the UM301 is only £76.


Reviews

NEC Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Projectors manufactured by NEC are some of the better projectors according to average reviews from users and experts. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was April 2017 when NEC released the UM301.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC UM301 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other new 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the NEC UM301Xi is also worth considering.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC UM301 does not support full HD. Most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released in the last year also do not support full HD.

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

At only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the NEC UM301 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector. The projector brightnesses of recently released 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors range from 3,000 ANSI lumens to 5,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on latest 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The NEC UM301 has a zoom capability. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched in the last 12 months do not have a zoom capability.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC UM301 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC UM301 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC UM301 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were released in the last 12 months also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The NEC UM301 has a mounting brackets included. Most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also have a mounting brackets included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector, the NEC UM301 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

Recently released 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors have bulb powers of between 170W and 370W. With a bulb power of only 170 Watts, the NEC UM301 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The NEC UM301 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector.

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC UM301 supports password protection, as do most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 27 decibels, the NEC UM301 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The average noise level of 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched in the last year is 32dB.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sahara presentation systems um301x, nec peripherals um301x, projectors um301wi, 60004207 um301wi, acer um301wimt, acer um301wimp, part 1280x800, nec um301wimp, nec 60003908, nec bfy5za00, nec 1024x768, acer um301xi, nec 1280x800, nec bfy5zs00, nec um301xi, part um301w, nec um301xg, um301wg
Barcodes 00000040000901, 00000060003840, 00000060003841, 00000060003908, 00000060003909, 00000060003940, 00502869561260, 03540260141039, 04053162811140, 04053162830233, 04058154094327, 05028695611368, 05028695611405, 05028695611429, 05028695611559, 05028695611573, 05028695611610, 05028695611733, 05028695612648, 05054629685112, 05054629705896, 08032976099971, 08592978064372

NEC UM301 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC UM301 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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