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NEC NP-PA500U 5000-lumen HD (1920 x 1080) LCD Projector with 1.5–3.0:1 Zoom Lens

This projector is designed for advanced professional use, with 5000-lumen brightness to enhance images for most applications. Up to four projectors may be stacked to boost image brightness to up to 20,000 lumens. 

A Windows Network Projector function simplifies presentation from any computer, whether local or remote. AutoSense™ automatically syncs with any computer signal and features one-touch image optimization. A Geometric Correction Tool allows distortion-free projection of square images on non-flat screen surfaces.

The NP-PA500U includes a 1.5–3.0:1 zoom lens, which may be easily exchanged with a complete line of bayonet-style lenses: 
NP11FL: 0.8:1 Fixed Short-Throw Lens
NP12ZL: 1.19–1.56:1 Zoom Lens
NP13ZL: 1.5–3.0:1 Zoom Lens (included)
NP14ZL: 2.97–4.79:1 Zoom Lens
NP15ZL: 4.7–7.2:1 Zoom Lens

Product Weight:  17.2 lbs
Dimensions:  19.7"W x 14.4"D x 6.5"H

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Manufacturer Specs

Display Technology: 0.76" LCD w/ MLA
Light Output(Lumens): 5000 normal / Eco = approx. 80% of normal mode
   Native: 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)   
   Maximum: 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)   
Contrast Ratio (up to): 2000:01:00
Lamp Type: 330W AC / 264W eco
Lamp Life (up to): 3000 hours normal / 4000 hours eco
Screen Size (diagonal): 25 to 500" (0.64 to 12.7m)
Throw Ratio: Variable
Projection Distance: 2.5 to 68.5 ft. (0.74 to 20.9m)
Projector Angle: 10.3 to 10.8° tele / 13.7 to 14.5° wide
   Zoom: 1 to 1.33   
   Focus: Manual   
F number, fnumber: F=1.7 to 2.2, f=24.4 to 32.5mm   
Shift: Mechanical -0.1 to +0.5 vertical, +/-0.3 horizontal   
Keystone Correction: +/- 40° horizontal, +/- 30° vertical
Signal Compatibility/Connectivity       
Scan Rate       
   Horizontal: 15-108 kHz   
   Vertical: 48-120 Hz   
Video Standards Supported: NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL, PAL-60, PAL-M, PAL-N, SECAM
SD/HD Video Signal Compatibility: 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
PC Signal Compatibility: VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, SXGA+, UXGA, WUXGA
Macintosh Compatibility: Yes
Input/Output Terminals       
   RGB1 (analog): VGA 15-pin D-sub   
   RGB2 (analog): VGA 15-pin D-sub   
   RGB3 (analog): 5 BNC   
   RGB4 (digital): HDMI w/ HDCP   
   RGB5 (digital): DisplayPort   
   Video 1: RCA   
   Video 2: S-Video   
   Audio out: Yes
   Audio 1: Mini VAO
   Monitor out: VGA 15-pin D-sub   
Audio: 10W mono
External Control: RS-232, IR, Wired LAN, DDC/CI, USB, Wireless LAN (optional)
Sync Compatiblity: Separate Sync / Composite Sync / Sync on G
Networking: RJ-45 Monitoring

Requirements: 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz   
Input Current: 5.1A   
   Normal: 464W       
   ECO mode: 372W       
   Standby: 16W       
   Standby/Power Saving: 0.2W       
Dimensions: 19.7"W x 14.4"D x 6.5"H (499 x 366 x 164mm)   
Weight: 17.2 lbs (7.8 kg)    

   Operating: 41-104°F (5-40°C)
   Storage: -14-122°F (-10-50°C)
Humidity: 20-80% non-condensing   
Fan Noise: 38 dB normal / 32 dB eco   
Regulations: USA UL 1950 FCC Class B, Canada CSA 950 (C-UL), NOM