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NEC UM301

£783.24
A very economical to run 6000:1 280 x 800 projector with not bad features and a giant 27dB noise level
6000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 27dB Jun 2016
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NEC UM301 Review

With low running costs and very good features,
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Good Features
77
14 Months Old
85
£77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £77 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 16% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a zoom capability
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £690 on eBay 3 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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NEC UM301 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

Projectors built by NEC have very good reviews on average compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC UM301 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The NEC UM301 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The NEC UM301 has a mounting brackets included. 97% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC UM301 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the NEC UM301 of only 27dB is in the quietest 6% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The NEC UM301's bulb power of only 170W is in the smallest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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HD-Ready

The NEC UM301 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC UM301 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC UM301 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 33% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC UM301 supports password protection. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NEC UM301 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This NEC data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution amongst similar types of multimedia projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released in June 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the UM301 is only £77 over 1 year based on alright energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 16% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £247 (32%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC UM301 and the United Kingdom price of £783.24 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,342.46 (£1,744.53).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sahara presentation systems um301x, nec peripherals um301x, acer um301wimp, acer um301wimt, casio um301xi, nec um301wimp, epson um301wi, nec bfy5zs00, nec p219017p, nec bfy5za00, acer um301xi, nec 1024x768, nec um301xg, nec um301xi, um301wg
Barcodes 00000040000901, 00000060003841, 00000060003908, 00502869561260, 03540260141039, 04053162811140, 04053162830233, 05028695611368, 05028695611429, 05028695611559, 05028695611573, 05028695611610, 05028695611733, 05054629685112, 08032976099971, 08592978064372

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