NEC Launches Network-Compatible Projectors, 26-Inch Desktop Display


NEC Display Solutions of America this week announced the addition of two network projectors to its product line. The NP905 and the NP901 W installation projectors are designed for classrooms and corporate conference rooms.

Both projectors include Windows Network Projector functionality, allowing users to share information from their PCs via a wired or wireless network. Additionally, remote desktop connection allows for the complete control of a remote computer by connecting a keyboard and mouse to the unit's USB input.

The NP905 and NP901 W also include the geometric correction tool, allowing for the projection of cylinders and spheres without distortion; color management that automatically adjusts for input type; HDMI, composite, and S-video inputs; as well as audio inputs for every allotted video input.

The NP905 offers XGA (1,024 x 768) native resolution, a brightness of 3,000 lumens, a contrast ratio of 500:1, and up to 3,500 hours of lamp life when used in eco Mode.

The NP901 W offers WXGA (1,280 x 800) native resolution, brightness of 2,000 lumens, and a contrast ratio of 400:1.

Both units come with a standard, two-year limited parts and labor warranty, and a one-year/500-hour lamp warranty. The projectors will be available for July 2008 shipment and have an estimated street price of $1,299 for the NP901 W and $1,999 for the NP905.

In other NEC news, the company has also launched a new 26-inch LCD display targeted toward education customers.

The EA261WM offers WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) resolution, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, a 5 ms response time, 400 cd/m2 brightness, and HDMI capability with the use of an adapter. Other features include a four-port USB hub, a four-way adjustable stand, down-firing speakers with headphone jack, dynamic video mode, and eco mode.

The display will be available for shipment in August and has an estimated street price of $679.99.

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