Sharp NEC Display Solutions has unveiled the NEC PV800UL, a new 3LCD laser projector primarily designed for educational institutions and the hospitality sector. It boasts a native resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels (WUXGA), with 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) upscaling also supported.
This projector features a built-in light source with a remarkable 20,000-hour lifespan, delivering a peak brightness of 8,000 ANSI lumens and an impressive 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Users have the option to retrofit the device with various optional lenses. Additionally, it comes with lens shift and keystone correction capabilities, both horizontally and vertically.
The NEC PV800UL can project diagonals ranging from 40 to 500 inches when positioned at distances between 70 to 509 cm from the screen or wall. On the connectivity front, it offers a range of interfaces, including HDBaseT, HDMI, RJ-45, RS232, USB-A 2.0, and a 3.5 mm jack.
Furthermore, it is compatible with AMX Beacon, Crestron Roomview, Extron XTP, and PJ Link allowing for complete interactivity and control via NaViSet Administrator 2. ProAssist is software for controlling the projector and adjusting the projected image on the screen from a computer via a network.
NEC PV800UL price and availability
This projector is available in black or white, consumes 424 watts (in Eco mode) or 467 watts (at high brightness), and weighs 11.2 kg. It can be purchased on Bhphotovideo.com for $9,179 without a lens or $9,839 with the NP41ZL lens system.
According to the datasheet, it operates at a volume of 33 dB (in Eco mode) or 42 dB (in Normal mode). Sharp NEC Display Solutions offers a limited 5-Year Manufacturer Warranty (Or 20,000 Hours, Whichever Comes First), which includes a remote control.