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NEC UM330Wi

77

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NEC UM330Wi

NEC UM330Wi
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projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
An award winning and remarkably quiet 1280 x 800 resolution 3000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with very good features and very low running costs
28dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Jun 2014
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NEC UM330Wi Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the NEC UM330Wi as follows:
89
Reviews
2 Reviews + 1 Award
87
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Epson projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this NEC projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
The UM330Wi has running costs of £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,026 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Intuitive use - of latest eco and projection technology due to user-centric design
Less shadow and glare - not standing in the light beam gives you more space to engage with your audience when presenting
Wall-mount included - for quick and easy installation, compatible with height adjustable sytems
Peace of mind - with future-proof connectivity
Save the environment - with latest eco technology by minimizing your power consumption and consumables replacements
Works with various NEC software tools - including image express utility lite (win,mac,ios), virtual remote tool (win /ios), PC control utility pro 4 / 5, viewer PPT converter and displaynote

NEC UM330Wi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site said that this data projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this data projector is 83 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including alphr.com and projectorcentral.com.

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Very Good Brand

Projectors produced by NEC have very good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the UM330Wi is £63 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,026 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the UM330Wi in June 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on multimedia projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The UM330Wi's noise level of only 28dB is in the quietest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the data projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The UM330Xi's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is in the lowest 28% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the UM330Wi of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 55% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The UM330Wi has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The UM330Wi's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 68% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC UM330Wi has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the UM330Wi of only 195W is in the smallest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the UM330Wi does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The UM330Wi has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC UM330Wi is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The UM330Wi has a mounting brackets included. 96% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Has a Built-In Display

The UM330Wi has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer um330wi, nec 1024x768, nec um330w, nec um330x, um330xi

Barcodes:

00000060003392, 00000060003393, 00549963934279, 04053162595552, 04053162921641, 05028695609884, 05028695609921, 05028695609945, 05028695610019, 05028695610095, 05028695610118, 05028695611153, 05028695611160, 05499639342790

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