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The NC900C is the ideal digital cinema projection solution for theaters with small screens or projection booths that are looking for high-quality cinema projection at an affordable price. This projector also delivers a solution for art houses, mobile cinemas, theaters in universities and public buildings, and even for high-end home cinemas. The 2K DCI-compliant cinema quality means an outstanding image that is bright enough to display 14 ft-L on screens up to 31 ft. / 9.5 m* in DCI color.

  • *assuming 1.8:1 gain screen

An “all in one” Integrated Media Server with 2 TB Raid5 Storage offers versatile connectivity and savings with less peripheral devices needed. A host of integrated features includes a built-in 2 TB Raid5 screen server, 2 x 3GSDI and 1 x HDMI™ interfaces, advanced network and built-in GPIO functions.


Delivering Genuine Benefits

  • Compact and lightweight - easy to install in small projection booths and easy to transport for mobile cinema.
  • Enjoy lower TCO - easy lamp replacement, lower lamp cost and simple servicing. You can enjoy better quality imaging while experiencing an overall lower cost of ownership.
  • Play captivating 3D content - take your establishment into the next generation and stay ahead of the competition with the latest digital content, an increasingly essential element of the latest movies and media.
  • Highly flexible - as no exhaust system is required, the NC900C is suitable for floor and ceiling installation and versatile content playback.
  • MINIMAL MAINTENANCE and trouble-free lamp replacement. Operater can replace lamps without any special protection.
  • SIMPLE OPERATION One touch operation, ergonomic keyboard layout and memory functions.
  • MANY LENS OPTIONS for easy installation.
    for outstanding picture quality.
    as trouble free one-stop solution.
  • GREAT CONNECTIVITY including 2 x 3GSDI
    and 1 x HDMI™ interfaces. (By optional IMS)

Outstanding Performance

  • A brand new S2K chip set from TI makes the NC900C the most compact 2K DCI-certified digital cinema projector on the market.
  • Improved mobility and easy exchange of lamps and lenses
    makes the NC900C perfect for smaller theaters and venues.

  • Easy dual lamp system ensures no blackscreen. In the unlikely event of a single lamp issue, the projector will continue to operate with a single lamp. A new lamp can be replaced while the projector is still operating, ensuring that there is no interruption to the movie or event. Note: Lamp replacement during operation is only possible by NEC or NEC partner trained and certified operators.

NC900C with optional IMS


  Projection Method 3-chip DMD reflection method
Lenses (Option) Z Series
ZM Series
Lens Zoom / Focus Motorized
Lens Shift Z Series (motorized) -0.5 to +0.55 Vertical, +/-0.11 Horizontal
ZM series (motorized) -0.5 to +0.5 Vertical, +/-0.11 Horizontal
Resolution 2048 x 1080
Lamp Bulbs 350 W (NSH) x 2
Supported Screen Size (max) Up to 31 ft. / 9.5 m@14f t-L in DCI color (1.8 gain screen)
Contrast Ratio 1600:1
Cooling Method Air cooling with dust-preventing electrostatic filter
DMD Specifications 0.69" DLP chip
  Input Terminals  
  IMS (Option) 1 x HDMI™, 2 x 3GSDI bidirectional (input and output), 3 x USB Type A, 1 x eSATA
Projector (Optional Boards) NC-80DS01-B: 2 x dual HDSDI, 2 x DVI (HDCP)
NC-80LB01-B: 2 x dual HDSDI, 2 x DVI (HDCP) + Enigma (for cinema server)
Output Terminals (IMS:Option) 2 x RJ45 (16-channel AES3-EBU Digital Audio) / 24 bits up to 96 KHz
External Control  
  IMS (Option) 2 x RJ45 (4 GPI and 6 GPO) / 2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
Projector 1 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet / 1 x GPIO (D-sub 37 pin female) / 1 x GPIO (3D) (D-sub 15 pin female)
  Power Requirements 100 to 130 V AC / 200 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Single Phase
  Input Current  
  Dual Lamp 100 to 130 V: 10.3 A to 7.9 A / 200 to 240 V: 5.1 A to 4.3 A
Power Consumption  
  Dual Lamp 1023 W (100 to 130 V AC), 985 W (200 to 240 V AC)
  External Dimensions 25 x 32 x 13 in. / 621 x 798 x 314mm
Weight 97 lbs. / 44 kg
Fan Noise 52 dB
  Operating Temperature 50° – 95°F / 10° – 35°C
Humidity 10 – 85 % non-condensing
Storage -14° – 122°F / -10° – 50°C
IMS(Option) Integrated Storage Server: 2 TB RAID5
Integrated SMS
Full HFR 3D Suppor t (48 Hz/eye, 60 Hz/eye)

Lenses (Option)

Z Series

Model Name Throw Ratio F-number, f-number
NP-9LS16Z1 1.63 - 2.03:1 F=2.5, f= 25.5 - 32 mm
NP-9LS20Z1 2.03 - 2.72:1 F=2.5, f= 31.9 - 42.6 mm
NP-9LS40Z1 4.07 - 6.34:1 F=2.5, f= 62.1 - 97.8 mm

ZM Series

Model Name Throw Ratio F-number, f-number
NP-9LS12ZM1 1.2 - 1.72:1 F=2.5, f=18.6 - 26.7 mm
NP-9LS13ZM1 1.33 - 2.1:1 F=2.5, f=20.7 - 32.7 mm
NP-9LS16ZM1 1.62 - 2.7:1 F=2.5, f=25.2 - 42.0 mm
NP-9LS20ZM1 2.09 - 3.9:1 F=2.5, f=32.2 - 60.3 mm


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