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alaScore 85

12 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of NEC M311W. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability, whereas there are some negative views about the size and noise.

image quality, usability, design

noise, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the NEC M311W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of NEC M311W from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on People are impressed by the noise.


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This summary is based on the products: NEC NP-M311W ProjectorNEC NP-M311W Projector

Jul, 2018

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : M. David Stone (



The NEC NP-311W offers a bright image, a light weight, a usefully loud audio system, and more.

Long lamp life. Bright. Native WXGA resolution. 1.7x zoom. Good (not great) audio quality. Usefully high volume.

No 3D support.

If you need a short-throw lens, 3D, or both, you'll need to look elsewhere, with the Optoma TW610ST and ViewSonic PJD6683ws serving as good starting points. If you don't need either, however, the NEC NP-311W offers a long list of attractive features,...

Jun, 2013

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Good brightness and color rendition in a compact package, Good sharpness with any normally used resolution, Usable built-in speaker, Excellent lamp warranty, Quick power up and can be unplugged immediately after powered down, Wireless presentation from...

Good brightness and color rendition in a compact package, Good sharpness with any normally used resolution, Usable built-in speaker, Excellent lamp warranty, Quick power up and can be unplugged immediately after powered down, Wireless presentation from...

I was suitably impressed with the performance of the NEC M311X.  The color quality in the M311X’s brightest mode is equal or better than many projectors in their Presentation mode.  This makes using the brightest mode a viable option, even for photo or...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review (

Fantastic quality, bright image


Many great features and sources. For example: Virtual Remote tool. Control projector from your computer. nDisplay an image wirelessly to the projector. nControl PC with the projector remote.nnThe M311W has a long lamp life of about 4000 hours and 7000...


Jan, 2013

Product Specifications


Certification:CE; ErP; TÜV GS; RoHS ; TCO ; Gost-R
RoHS compliance: Yes


Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Colour of product:White
Form factor:Desktop
Product Type:Desktop projector


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:1.5


Bulb power:230
Lamp power (economic mode):175
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:5000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):8000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):1.7 - 2.2
Focal length range (f-f):17.5 - 29
Throw ratio:1.3 - 2.2


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:10


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 50

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:10

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:iR


Horizontal scan range:15 - 100
Noise Level:28
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Password protection: Yes
Vertical scan range:50 - 120

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
USB connector type:USB Type-A, USB Type-B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:3


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (economy mode):211
Power consumption (max):302
Power consumption (PowerSave):211
Power Consumption (Standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):236
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30
Maximum analog resolution:1920 x 1080
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Projection distance:0.7 - 14.7
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:3100
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x800)
Screen size compatibility:635 - 7620
Supported aspect ratios:16:10, 16:9
Zoom capability:Manual


Card reader integrated: No


3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM
Full HD: No
Supported graphics resolutions:720 x 480, 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 1280 x 960, 1600 x 900, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Height :9.9