NEC Launches New Budget-Friendly Projector Models
Display Solutions has introduced
two new projectors, the VE303 and VE303X, intended as low-cost
that are designed for use in rooms with ambient light.
Both projectors feature a brightness of
3,000-lumen. The VE303 has a resolution of 800 x 600 and the VE303X has a resolution of
1,024 x 768. The projectors will have an estimated price of $339 and $419,
models come with quick power-on and image
displays, vertical keystone correction and zoom lenses. They
sense incoming signals and can be connected to command-and-control
sources can also be viewed with the aid of DLP-Link glasses.
features of the new VE303 and VE303X
to 6,000 hours of lamp life;
of incoming resolutions up to
1,920 x 1,080;
source change and menu access via a
and analog video inputs;
- A 2-watt
built-in speaker with low fan noise; and
- A weight of
less than six pounds.
units' 3,000 lumens of brightness overcome
rooms with a lot of ambient light," said Bob Guenther, senior product
of projectors at NEC Display, "and their long lamp life and lower power
consumption in standby modes contribute to an affordable TCO [total
projector has a two-year limited parts and
labor warranty and education customers can also receive a two-year
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.