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.

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.