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Digital Cinema Projector Series

DLP Cinema Projector NC1201L-A



The NC1201L-A, the second generation of an compact Digital Cinema projector using Laser Light Source, is the ideal Digital Cinema solution for smaller screens or small projection booths at the highest quality and affordable price. The 2K DCI-compliant cinema quality means an outstanding image that is bright enough to display on screens up to 12m* in DCI colour.

  • *Screen width may vary depending upon environmental conditions.

Highly Flexible

As no exhaust system is required, making the NC1201L-A suitable for floor and ceiling installation and versatile content playback.

Enjoy next to Zero Maintenance Experience

No lamp and no filter replacement cost, no maintenance labour, no lamp stock due to the innovative Laser Light engine.

Sealed Optical Engine

Minimising dust and smoke ingress, consistent performance is assured and maintenance reduced.

Compact and Lightweight

Easy to install in small projection booths, perfect for boothless cinema.

Enjoy Lower TCO

Highest reliability, maintenance free operation, low power consumption and up to 30,000** hours lifetime of the Laser light source results in much lower total cost of ownership.

  • **The lifetime may vary depending upon environmental conditions. The lifetime is not warranty.

Steady and Reliable Operation without any risk of Black Screen

Much more brightness stability during the lifetime of the light source.



operation for 30,000* hours expected usage of the light source and DLP Cinema® chip.


for easy installation.


a trouble free one-stop solution.


including two 3G-SDI interfaces and 1 HDMI interface through IMS.

Integrated Media Server NP-90MS02 (Option)

Integrated Media Server NP-90MS02

An “all in one” integrated media server with 2 TB of RAID 5 storage offers versatile connectivity and savings with fewer peripheral devices needed. A host of integrated features includes a built-in 2 TB RAID 5 screen server, 2 × 3GSDI and 1 × HDMI interfaces, and advanced network and built-in GPIO functions.


OPTICAL Projection Method 3 chip DLP reflection method (DLP light Engine)
Light Source Laser (Blue) with Phosphor (Yellow)
Expected Life* 30,000 hours
DLP Cinema® Chip 0.69" DC2K
Resolution 2,048 × 1,080
Contrast Ratio 1,650:1
Throw Ratio NP-9LS12ZM1 1.2 – 1.72
NP-9LS13ZM1 1.33 – 2.1
NP-9LS16ZM1 1.62 – 2.7
NP-9LS20ZM1 2.09 – 3.9
NP-9LS40ZM1 4.07 – 6.34
Lens Zoom / Focus Motorised
F-number, f-number NP-9LS12ZM1 F-2.5, f = 18.6 – 26.7 mm
NP-9LS13ZM1 F-2.5, f = 20.7 – 32.7 mm
NP-9LS16ZM1 F-2.5, f = 25.2 – 42.0 mm
NP-9LS20ZM1 F-2.5, f = 32.2 – 60.3 mm
NP-9LS40ZM1 F-2.5, f = 62.1 – 97.8 mm
Lens Shift** -0.5 to +0.5 Vertical, +/-0.11 Horizontal
Supported Screen Size (max)*** Up to 12 m
Tilt Angle Tilt Free
Cooling Method Air Cooled
External Controls 2 × RJ45 (4 GPI and 6 GPO); 3 × RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
Input Terminals 1 × USB Type 2.0; 2 × 3GSDI bidirectional (input and output);
2 × USB Type 3.0; eSATA; HDMI
Output Terminals 2 × RJ45 (16-channel AES3-EBU Digital Audio)
Additional Features HFR 3D Support (48 Hz/eye, 60 Hz/eye); Integrated SMS;
Integrated Storage: 2 TB (DCP, RAID5); NAS support
Connectivity Projectors External Controls 1 × GPIO (3D) (D-sub 15 pin female);
1 × GPIO (D-sub 37 pin female);
1 × RJ45 100Base-T
ELECTRICAL Power Requirement 200 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Single Phase
Input Current 9.2A @ 200 V AC
Power Consumption 1,304 W
MECHANICAL External Dimensions (W × D × H)**** 680 × 860 × 333 mm
Weight 66 kg (Excluding lens)
Fan Noise 47 dB
ENVIRONMENTAL Operating Temperature 10° – 35°C
Humidity 20 – 80% non-condensing
Storage -10° – 50°C
REGULATIONS Oceania IEC60950-1, AS / NZS CISPR. 22 ClassA (Marking: RCM)
Korea K60950-1, KN22 KN24 ClassA (Marking KC)
India IS13252 (PART 1) 2010 (Marking BIS)
Taiwan CNS14336-1, CNS13438 (Marking BSMI)
Other Asia IEC60950-1, EN55024, EN55032 CLASS A,
EN61000-3-2 / -3-3 (Marking CE)
LASER / LAMP STANDARD IEC60825-1 Ed.3: 2014 Class1, IEC62471: 2006 RG3

  • *The lifetime may vary depending upon environmental conditions. This lifetime is not warranty
  • **Lens Shift slightly varies depending on each lens
  • ***Screen width may vary depending upon environmental conditions.
  • ****Without protrusions




Optional Lenses

NP-9LS12ZM1, NP-9LS13ZM1, NP-9LS16ZM1,
NP-9LS20ZM1, NP-9LS40ZM1

Integrated Media Server




These products have been equipped with a laser module and is classified as Class1 of IEC60825-1 2014 and RG3 of IEC62471-5 2015. DO NOT LOOK DIRECTLY INTO THE BEAM.

DLP Cinema and the DLP Cinema logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Texas Instruments. in the United States and other countries.
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All specifications are subject to change without notice. November 2018
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