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NEC V311 Projector

3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB Oct 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £115.37 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good picture quality
Low running costs
Average expert reviews
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector is 65 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com.

NEC Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We calculated the average ratings for all NEC projectors and also specifically for NEC 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors and found that in both cases NEC had good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a NEC data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The V311 is in the cheapest 20% of all 97 projectors of a similar type and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the V311 will cost only £86 over 1 year to run.


Good Picture Quality

Five people said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag three years ago “The NEC NP-V311W provides 3D capability and good image quality” in their review of this projector.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Three customers said in their reviews that this projector had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Itreviews.com wrote “Is 3D capable (though you’ll need t”.


Design

Good Data Image Quality

Six people reckoned that it was good quality. Pc Mag mentioned “Good data image quality” and scored the NEC V311 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “Video quality suitable for short clips” in their review of this projector. They also mentioned “Its data image quality is good” in their review.

Solid Range of Connection Choices

Three customers wrote that the product was well made. Pc Mag mentioned “Solid range of connection choices”. Expert website Pcmag.com rated this projector 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this projector “The NEC NP-V311X ($599 direct) is a solid choice as a modestly priced business projector for classroom or office use”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in October 2013.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors of this spec and age, the NEC V311 does not support full HD.

Alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider include the Benq SH960, the Epson 475Wi, or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC V311 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of their better review scores, the Benq SH960, the LG BC775, or the Hitachi CP-WX4022WN.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, the NEC V311 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available including the BrightLink 485Wi, or the BrightLink Pro 1410Wi both from Epson or the NEC NP-M311W which all of have better reviews.

Data projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth looking at include the VPL-DX142 (£383.40) (3,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated), the VPL-SX235 (3,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the VPL-DX147 (£452.85) (3,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated) all from Sony.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC V311 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The NEC V311 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEC V311 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector, the NEC V311 does not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Fairly Loud Noise Level

Projectors of this age and spec have noise levels of between 25dB and 45dB. The NEC V311 has a quite loud noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 37dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available including because of their better review scores, the V281W, or the NP-V311X both from NEC or the Epson EB-430 LW.

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Product Identifiers

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

NEC V311 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC V311 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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