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NEC V311

A 4 year old 3000:1 280 x 800 projector with OK reviews and adequate features
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 37dB Oct 2013
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NEC V311 Review

With good reviews and average features, we have scored the NEC V311 as follows for Summary.
61
2 Reviews
54
Average Features
38
3 Years Old
47
£116 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 65%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £116 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
3D-ready
Fairly loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

NEC V311 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 65 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com.

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NEC Has Very Good Projector Reviews

NEC projectors have very good reviews on average and NEC is one of the better rated brands. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC V311 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the NEC V311 of 37dB is fairly loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 21% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The NEC V311's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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3D-Ready

The NEC V311 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC V311 supports full HD, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NEC V311 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Across comparable types of projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC V311's projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 43% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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HD-Ready

The NEC V311 is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC V311 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the V311 in October 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The V311 is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the V311 is £116.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer v311w
Barcodes 04053162595705, 04053162595712, 05028695610507, 05028695610514, 05054629378793, 05054629382974

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