NEC Debuts HD Ultra-Short-Throw Projector
Display Solutions of America has introduced a new
HD-resolution projector, one of the first with ultra-short-throw
The new U321H
has a throw ratio of 0.25:1, helping to
eliminate shadows on the screen along with the projected light in the
eyes that is sometimes created by traditional front projection systems.
projector includes an 8-watt speaker, closed captioning and remote
Its ECO Mode technology can
life of the lamp to up to 4,000 hours, all while lowering power
maintenance costs. It is compatible with NEC's DisplayNote Software, an
that lets presenters and participants present and share content from any
platform or device. In late July, the U321H will also feature either
or finger-touch modules.
Among other features of the U321H include:
- A dedicated HDMI/MHL input;
- Vertical keystone correction;
- Dual HDMI inputs;
- 3D display; and
- 10,000:1 contrast ratio.
The projector is available as a bundle with a wall
With a 2-year limited parts and labor warranty, the
projector is now available at an estimated $2,299. With the multi-pen
and custom wall mount, the cost in July will be $2,949 and the bundle
the projector, touch module and wall mount will cost $3,249.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.