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NEC UM301W

£1,672.22
£887.54 £785 cheaper than 57 days ago
NEC UM301
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A very economical to run and stunningly quiet 1280 x 800 resolution 6000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with very good features and a fair price
27dB 1280 X 800 6000:1 No Mar 2015
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NEC 60003840 UM301W LCD Projector
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NEC UM301W 3000ANSI Lumens LCD WXGA (1280x800) Desktop White DLP Projector - 147 (Brand new, unopened) - on
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NEC UM301Wi-MP 3000ANSI lumens 3LCD WXGA (1280x800) Desktop White - data projectors (1473.2 - 2794mm (58 - 110"), 16:10, AC, 16:10, 16:9, 0.1 - 0.51 m, 6000:1)
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NEC UM301 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the NEC UM301 number 429 across all projectors.
82
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
2 Years Old
93
Running Costs
£46 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

Epson data 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 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £46 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 11% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Very quiet noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
The um301wi is particularly suited for classrooms and small to medium sized meeting rooms. BENEFITS - no shadow and glare thanks to ultra-short throwing distance - for an enhanced interactive whiteboard experience and more space to engage with your audience when presenting
Minimized cost of ownership - due to long lamp life and lower power consumption
Innovative new eco functions - to reduce power consumption
Future proof connectivity - due to numerous analog and digital connection terminals including MHL support, network capability as well as optional wireless connectivity
Wall-mount included - for quick and easy installation, compatible with height adjustable systems
Multi-Pen interactivity - easy and time-saving installation with auto-calibration
Free displaynote multiuser licence - present, share, collaborate with up to 5 participants across multiple devices (available until march 2016)

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NEC UM301 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

On average NEC projectors have very good reviews compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 60% of projectors, it has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £887.54 we think it represents good value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £785 (47%)

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The UM301 is one of the more economic to run projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UM301 is only £46.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

NEC released the UM301 in March 2015.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC UM301's contrast ratio (typical) of 6,000 is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 62% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The NEC UM301's noise level of only 27dB is quieter than 94% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the NEC UM301 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 29% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC UM301 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC UM301 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the NEC UM301 of 5,000h is longer than 70% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The NEC UM301 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NEC UM301 of only 170W is in the smallest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The NEC UM301 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The NEC UM301 has a mounting brackets included. 96% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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Supports Full HD

The NEC UM301 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sahara presentation systems um301x, 60003908 um301wimp, 60003908 1280x800, acer um301wimp, acer um301wimt, 2348453 um301w, epson um301wi, part 1280x800, nec um301wimp, nec 1024x768, nec 1280x800, nec um301wg, part um301w, sony um301w, nec um301xi

Barcodes:

00000060003800, 00000060003840, 00000060003841, 00000060003908, 00000060003909, 00000060003940, 00000060004206, 00000060004208, 00502869561260, 03540260141039, 04053162811140, 04053162830233, 04058154094327, 05028695611368, 05028695611405, 05028695611429, 05028695611559, 05028695611573, 05028695611610, 05028695611733, 05028695612617, 05054629685112, 05054629705896, 08032976099971, 08592978064372

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