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NEC NP-PA500U-13ZL WUXGA (1920 x 1200) LCD projector - 5000 lumens

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Original price $5,741.00
Original price $5,741.00 - Original price $5,741.00
Original price $5,741.00
Current price $2,752.25
$2,752.25 - $2,752.25
Current price $2,752.25
  • 5000 Lumens
  • VUKUNET Content Management System
  • Includes NP13ZL Lens
  • Windows Network Projector Function
  • Geometric Correction Tool
  • Auto Power On
  • AutoSense Automatically Syncs w/ Any PC
  • Stacking Correction Capabilities
  • Integrated RJ45 Connection
  • Cabinet Control Lock

TheNEC NP-PA500U Professional Installation Projector with NP13ZL Lens and VUKUNET Softwareis one of NEC's remarkable projectors. With VUKUNET's Content Management System Software, companies can run digital signage networks by empowering them with tools that take out costs and help grow their businesses. It is a Service (SaaS) solution that is fully hosted, managed and supported by NEC. Developed by NEC, the VUKUNET CMS meets or exceeds the capabilities of dozens of commercial SaaS digital signage solutions, but has none of the start-up or substantial monthly subscription fees that keep many networks from profitability.

The NP-PA500U offers much more, however. Its network ready thanks to an RJ45 jack for wired networks. Each projector has its own HTTP page and a group of projectors can be managed from a single remote location. You can even have a projector email you a status report when certain events occur, like when the lamp is nearing the end of its life.

Unlike many projectors the NP-PA500U is backed up by a full line of bayonet-style lenses. Capture your audience's attention with this bright and bold projector. NEC's 5000-lumen PA500U is an advanced professional installation model that appeases corporate and higher education users.

You can also place up to four of them side by side in a row to project one luminously bright and perfectly aligned image. With four NP-PA550Us that's an image. That's an incredible 20,000 lumens bright. It's ideal for larger sized screens. The NP-PA500U can project a 500" (12,700mm) image or where there is a great deal of ambient light. This feature also prevents the complete loss of an image, which can happen when using only one projector.

Flexibility Enables Performance
Integrated Device Technology HQV is a high-performance video processing/scaling system designed for computer signals as well as standard or high-definition video. The technology produces superior video processing using pixel-based, motion-adaptive de-interlacing to remove undesirable motion artifacts typical of interlaced signals. This processing creates life-like images in applications such as video conferencing
Bright enough for most applications: 5000 lumens
Geometric correction tool allows you to project on spheres, cylinders and more
Integrated Networking and Asset Management
Integrated RJ45 connection for quick connection to the LAN (10/100 base-T capability)
Integrated high-speed wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g
Desktop control allows you to securely transmit information wirelessly to the projector from a docking station or PC in another room
Image Express Utility (IEU 2.0; compatible with Windows or Mac operating systems) dedicated projector software provides wired and wireless data transmission via peer-to-peer or over the network
Broadcast mode allows you to send information from one computer to several projectors
Windows Network Projector function within Windows Vista connects directly to networked projectors without the need for additional proprietary software
Windows Remote Desktop function allows you to control a networked computer by connecting a USB mouse and keyboard directly to the projector's USB input
Windows Network Drive function displays multimedia files (.jpeg, .bmp, .png, .mpeg2 or .wmv9) in the Windows shared folder on a local network using the Viewer function-all without bringing your PC into the conference room
Windows Media Connection function displays multimedia files (.mpeg2, .jpeg or .wmv9) stored on the Windows Media Connect server or a local network using the Viewer function-all without bringing your PC into the conference room
Security Features Provide Peace of Mind
Cabinet control lock setting enables user to deactivate buttons on cabinet to prevent unwanted changes to projector settings
Logo lock restricts changes to logo saved in projector memory
Password protection restricts unauthorized use of projector
Email notification informs the system administrator when the lamp approaches the end of its useful life
Lens Shift
Enjoy greater installation flexibility with up to 60% vertical lens shift and +/- 30% horizontal lens shift
Tilt-Free Installation
The NP-PA500U can be rotated freely (360) in order to point up or down depending on the installation requirements
Designed with the Environment in Mind
Extended lamp life with Eco-Mode technology increases lamp life up to 4000 hours, while lowering power consumption
Power management enables projector to automatically turn off when an incoming signal is not detected from any of the inputs
Auto Power On via the RGB (15-pin) input connector when a signal is detected from a computer
Carbon savings meter calculates the positive effects of operating the projector in Eco-Mode, which is encouraged by an optional message at startup. A green Eco-Mode button on the remote control makes the switch easy
Quick start (3 to 4 seconds) lets you begin presenting in seconds while quick shutdown (immediate power off with no cooling required after shutdown) ensures efficient energy usage
Sleep timer can be set to automatically turn off the projector at set countdown times
Low power consumption (0.2W in standby mode) minimizes energy costs
Direct power off provides instantaneous shutdown of the projector
4000 Hour Filter Life
NEC is committed to designing its products to provide long lifecycles. This commitment even extends to components within its products, including the improved filter. This virtually maintenance-free filter reduces the frequency at which cleaning is required, thereby decreasing your total cost of ownership
Edge Blending
This function seamlessly blends multiple projected images to display a single high resolution image
This function allows two sources to be displayed on the screen at one time in either a picture-in-picture or side-by-side configuration
Built-In Stacking Correction
The industry's first built-in stacking correction capabilities (up to four projectors) allows the projectors to boost an image's brightness up to 20,000 lumens, which is ideal for larger-sized screens and environments with heavy ambient light. This feature also prevents the complete loss of an image, which can happen when using only one projector
Built-In Wall Color Correction Presets
These provide for adaptive color tone correction to display properly on non-white surfaces
DICOM Simulation enables users in medical environments to display accurate diagnostic images
Get Connected with a Wide Selection of Inputs
Dual computer inputs ensure quick switching between presentations
Four audio inputs (two mini stereo [Comp1 & Comp2], R/L [RCA - shared by video sources] and HDMI) make it easy to add sound to enhance your presentations
Remote Control
Easy control from remote allows you to adjust lamp mode, aspect ratio, volume and image all with the touch of a button
HDMI Input
HDMI w/HDCP for connecting to high-definition sources such as Blu-ray players, cable boxes, satellite receivers and personal computers
Variable Audio-Out
This input enables the remote control to be used to adjust volume of self-powered external speakers that are connected to the projector. In standby mode, the audio-out stays active, allowing the last input used to pass to the self-powered external speakers
USB Viewer
In instances when you'd prefer to leave your laptop behind for a presentation, the projector can deliver a solution. Using the presentation conversion software included with your projector, simply place your file onto a USB drive and plug it into the projector's USB port. This allows you to display images stored as .jpgs from optional USB memory
This input provides PA Series models with expanded connectivity with advanced technology
Input Panel Cover
This optional accessory creates a clean look for your installation, while hiding signal cables and the power cord
Geometric Correction
Projecting an image isn't confined to a standard flat screen or wall with the NEC NP-PA500U. Geometric correction allows these models to project an image on spheres, cylinders, corner angles and many more non-standard surfaces
Virtual Remote (DDC/CI)
Used over the VGA cable, you can control the projector directly from a computer without the need for additional control cables
Enhanced keystone correction allows for horizontal, vertical and diagonal image correction for aligned images even when the projector is set up at an angle to the screen
Unique Features
3D Reform allows you to square the image by adjusting horizontally, vertically or diagonally when the projector cannot be placed parallel or perpendicular to the screen
Advanced AccuBlend ensures detailed images when non-native resolution sources are connected to the projector
AutoSense automatically syncs with any computer signal and features one-touch image optimization
64-step image magnification with location control
Discreet source keys for source selection
Remote diagnostics enable the user to monitor and make adjustments to the projector remotely
Built-in HTTP page for control and monitoring over a LAN network. Email notification of error messages or lamp end-of-life can be sent to remote locations
VUKUNET Content Management System
NEC Display Solutions is taking a bold step to accelerate the growth and success of the digital signage industry by making its full VUKUNET digital signage software management platform available, free of charge, to any network operator. The VUKUNET Content Management System is a robust Software as a Service (SaaS) solution that is fully hosted, managed and supported by NEC. Developed by NEC, the VUKUNET CMS meets or exceeds the capabilities of dozens of commercial SaaS digital signage solutions, but has none of the start-up or substantial monthly subscription fees that keep many networks from profitability
Additional Features
Wireless LAN
Active Lens Cover
Closed Captioning
Carbon Savings Meter
Sleep Timer
Quick Power-Off
Advanced AccuBlend

Item Includes

NEC NP-PA500U Professional Installation Projector with NP13ZL Lens and VUKUNET Software
  • NP13ZL 1.5-3.0:1 Zoom Lens
  • VUKUNET Software
  • Remote Control with Batteries
  • Remote Control Cable
  • Power Cord
  • RGB Signal Cable
  • Built-In Lens Cover
  • User Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Product Registration Card
  • Wired & Wireless Network Setup Guide
  • Lens Anti-Theft Screw


Image Display
Display System0.76" / 1.93 cmMicro Lens Array (MLA)LCD
Native ResolutionWUXGA - 1920 x 1200
Supported ResolutionsVGA
UXGA - 1600 x 1200
PAL60, M, N
HDTV Compatibility480i
Brightness5000 Lumens
Contrast Ratio2000:1
ScanHorizontal:15 - 108 kHz
Vertical:48 - 120 Hz
LensF 1.7 - 2.2 (f = 24.4 - 32.5 mm)
Throw Distance3 - 68.5' (0.8 - 20.9 m)
Throw Ratio1.5 - 3:1
Projection Size25 - 500" / 635.00 - 12700.00 mm
Keystone CorrectionHorizontal: 40
Vertical: 30
Ceiling MountableYes
Rear Screen ProjectionYes
Projection Tilt OptionYes
Built-in Speaker10W
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs/Outputs2x 15-pin VGAVideo (Input)
1x HDMIAudio/Video (Input)
1x DisplayPortVideo (Input)
1x RCA CompositeVideo (Input)
1x S-VideoVideo (Input)
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) MiniAudio (Input)
1x 15-pin VGAVideo (Output)
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) MiniAudio (Output)
1x RS-232CControl/Service (Input)
1x EthernetControl/Service (Input)
1x 5-BNCVideo
1x IRControl
Eco Mode: 264W
LifeNormal Mode:3000 Hours
Eco Mode:4000 Hours
Fan NoiseEco Mode:31 dB
Normal Mode:38 dB
Remote ControlYes
Power Requirements100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power ConsumptionNormal Mode:464W
Eco Mode:372W
Standby Mode:16W
41 to 104F (5 to 40C)
Humidity: 20 - 80%
-14 to 122F (-25 to 50C)
Humidity: 20 - 80%
Dimensions (WxHxD)19.7 x 14.4 x 6.5"/50.0 x 36.6 x 16.5 cm
Weight17.2 lb/7.80 kg