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An economical to run 6000:1 1024 x 768 projector with not bad features and average reviews
6000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 29dB Jan 2015
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NEC UM361Xi-MP Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the NEC UM361Xi-MP number 632 across all projectors.
1 Review
Good Features
2 Years Old
£87 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £87 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Supports password protection
Does not support full HD

NEC UM361Xi-MP In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

This projector received a rating of 70 out of 100 from expert review website PC Mag.

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NEC Has Very Good Projector Reviews

NEC is one of the superior projector manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,006.66 it is more expensive than 64% of projectors.


Quite Quiet Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The NEC UM361Xi-MP's noise level of only 29dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 13% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The UM361Xi-MP's projector brightness of 3,600 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 68% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The UM361Xi-MP supports password protection. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The UM361Xi-MP is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The UM361Xi-MP has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The UM361Xi-MP has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the UM361Xi-MP does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The UM361Xi-MP has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in January 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The UM361Xi-MP is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the UM361Xi-MP is £87.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer um361x, nec np03wi, um361ximp
Barcodes 05028695611436, 05028695611580

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