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NEC V281W

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NEC V281W

NEC V281W
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A 4 year old and average spec moderate noise level 280 x 800 resolution projector, with satisfactory running costs
37dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 Yes Oct 2013
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NEC V281W Review

With low running costs and average features, we have scored the NEC V281W as follows:
59
Features
Average Features
34
Age
3 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£66 Over 5 Years
38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Viewsonic multimedia 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,852 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Green ecomode button - on remote
Higher efficiency, lower power consumption - full erp compliance
Long lamp life - up to 5000 hrs
Virtual remote - for direct PC control
3D ready - future-proof dlp-link technology with 120hz and top/bottom, 60hz
Free download of multi-display management software - with naviset administrator 2 you can manage all your connected display devices from a centralized location
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Louder than average noise level

NEC V281W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all NEC multimedia projectors and found that NEC had very good reviews compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The V281W has an average running cost of £66 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,852 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since October 2013.

Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NEC V281W has a maximum resolution of 280 x 800. That's 78% lower resolution than a 1280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. 1280 x 800 is also found on this multimedia projector and is actually the worst resolution amongst all projectors.

Amongst comparable types of data projector the best resolution is 4096 x 2160.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the NEC V281W of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 78% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The NEC V281W's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than 75% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the NEC V281W of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 74% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the NEC V281W of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 83% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Supports 3D

The NEC V281W supports 3D, unlike 60% of data projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC V281W has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC V281W has a handheld remote control. 79% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NEC V281W of 225W is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 54% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The NEC V281W is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The NEC V281W does not support full HD. 65% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC V281W is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer v281w, nec v281w

Barcodes:

04053162595699, 05028695610491, 05054629382967

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