New 4,000-Lumen Entry-Level Installation Projector from NEC Display Solutions

  New 4,000-Lumen Entry-Level Installation Projector from NEC Display

    Full High-Definition Native Resolution, DLP Technology Give PE401H NEC
           Projector Top Billing in Conference Rooms and Classrooms

InfoComm 2013

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- April 29, 2013

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display
and projector solutions, announced today the PE401H entry-level installation
projector with full high-definition 1080p native resolution and DLP
technology, giving conference room and classroom presenters bright and easily
viewed images.

The PE401H projector delivers pristine content (up to 2000:1 contrast ratio)
from the latest Texas Instruments DLP^® engine featuring BrilliantColor™
technology with improved color accuracy. The PE401H’s remote control provides
one-touch source changes and complete menu control.

“Our new 4,000-lumen projector was designed for those customers requiring a
Full HD native resolution with connections to multiple HDMI sources,” said
Rich McPherson, Senior Product Manager for Projectors at NEC Display
Solutions. “With the introduction of HDMI 3D, lesson plans can be brought to
life to improve learning curves in most any classroom.”

Using ECO Mode, the PE401H projector’s lamp life increases up to 3,300 hours,
while lowering power consumption. The power management function enables the
projector to automatically turn off when an incoming signal is not detected
from any of its inputs. Meanwhile, a carbon savings meter calculates the
positive effects of operating the projector in ECO Mode, which is encouraged
by an optional message at startup. Also, Quick Start (3 to 4 seconds) lets
users begin their presentations in seconds while quick shutdown (immediate
power off with no cooling required after shutdown) ensures efficient energy

The PE401H includes the following features:

  *Native resolution of 1920 x 1080
  *Dual connector inputs (HDMI with HDCP), which ensure quick switching
    between presentations
  *Powerful 8w speakers, which provide volume needed for large rooms
  *Up to 2000:1 contrast ratio
  *Plug and Play setup and operation, which optimize images displayed from
    computers and video sources
  *Intelligent Driving Scheme (IDS2), which increases lamp life up to 3,300
    hours in ECO Mode and 2,500 hours normal
  *Flexible input panel, color-coded and clearly labeled, which connects to
    computers, Blu-Ray players and other sources using the VGA, Dual HDMI and
    composite inputs
  *Compact size and lightweight design, which simplify projector transport
  *BrilliantColor™ technology with advanced video processing from Texas
    Instruments, which delivers more vibrant and realistic colors and blacks
    richer with detail
  *Built-in closed captioning, which enables decoding and display of text
    information from a video
  *Filter-free design, which eliminates the hassle and time spent monitoring
    and/or changing filters
  *Direct power off, which provides instantaneous shutdown of the projectors
  *Power management, which enables projectors to automatically turn off when
    an incoming signal is not detected from any of the inputs

The PE401H projector ships with a 3-year limited parts and labor warranty, and
will be available in May 2013 at a minimum advertised price of $1,999. The
lamp is covered for 1 year or 500 hours, whichever comes first.

Education customers can receive an additional year on their warranties.
Meanwhile, Star Student customers can receive an additional two years on their
warranties with product registration. To qualify, visit
for registration details.

About NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.

Headquartered in Itasca, Ill., NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc., is a
leading designer and provider of innovative desktop LCD monitors, commercial-
and professional-grade large-screen LCD displays, a diverse line of multimedia
and digital cinema projectors, and integrated display solutions. NEC Display
Solutions develops leading-edge visual technology and customer-focused
solutions for a wide variety of markets, including enterprise, healthcare,
education and digital signage. For additional information about NEC Display
Solutions of America products, call (866) NEC-MORE, or visit the website at For digital images, please visit Follow us on our social media
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