nec NEC Unleashes New Portable Projectors For Schools And Offices

NEC Asia Pacific has announced the latest additions to its Portable series projectors – NP-M230X, NP-M260X and NP-M300X – designed for schools and offices. The projectors boast bright images and comes with wired and wireless (optional) networking, HDMI and USB inputs.

nec NEC Unleashes New Portable Projectors For Schools And Offices

SINGAPORE, 5 October, 2010 – Today, NEC Asia Pacific has announced its new Portable Series projectors – NP-M230X, NP-M260X and NP-M300X. These models were designed for schools and offices on budget and yet require a bright, network projector with remote monitoring and control capabilities.
 
The NEC NP-M230X, NP-M260X and NP-M300X are value-driven, eco-friendly portable projectors and claim to deliver bright images. They also feature wired and wireless (optional) networking, HDMI and USB inputs, high contrast (2000:1) and up to 6000 hours of lamp life (in ECO Mode). Additionally, the projectors offer extended lamp and filter life, benefiting classrooms and boardrooms alike.

The NP-M230X, NP-M260X and NP-M300X include the following features:

- XGA native resolution
- Brightness up to 3000 lumens
- Lamp life up to 6000 hours when operated in ECO Mode
- 6000-hour filter life provides a virtually maintenance-free projector and lowers the total cost of ownership
- New cabinet design
- Ample input connectivity, including HDMI and USB
- 10-watt mono speaker
- Variable audio-out to connect the projector to an external speaker and control the volume with the projectors remote control
- Less than 0.5 watt consumption in power-saving mode
- DICOM Simulation enables users in medical environments to display accurate diagnostic images
- Image Express Lite enables the wireless transmission of an image to the projector without the need for external components
- Wireless LAN Connection IEEE801.11n (optional)
- Auto vertical keystone correction instantly projects a square image even when the projector is set up at a steep offset angle to the screen
- USB Viewer allows users to present in seconds by using a flash drive to project jpeg images without a computer source
- Virtual Remote (DDC/CI) allows users to control the projector directly from a computer without the need for additional control cables
- Active sliding lens cover enables presenters to immediately mute the audio and video, then seconds later lower the lamp brightness to 25% for a short period of time
- Closed captioning enables decoding and display of text information from a video source – ECO Mode allows for multiple settings dependent upon the brightness required in the application and power savings desired by the user
- Carbon savings meter calculates the positive effects of operating the projector in ECO Mode, which is encouraged by an optional message at startup
-”No signal guidance” for easy cable connections
 
The new Portable Series models will be available in October 2010 at an estimated street price as follows.
 
NP-M230X Projector – S$1,069
NP-M260X Projector – S$1,399
NP-M300X Projector – S$1,599

The projectors ship with a 2-year limited parts and labour warranty.