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M353WS / M303WS / M333XS

Ideal centrepiece of modern education and meeting areas
Multipurpose short throw projector


DLP Medalion

NaViSet HDMI DLP 3D Ready


Enjoy great performance and flexibility with the M series which includes advanced networking features without compromising on quality.

Functions and Features

Short Throw Projection Optimal for Classrooms and Meeting Areas

Thanks to the high quality short throw lens, the M353WS and M303WS can project large 80-inch images from a short range of 77 cm. The projector takes little space and is easy to set up.

Short Throw Projection

Impressive Image Quality for Various Applications

The latest Texas Instruments DLP™ engine featuring BrilliantColor™ technology offers great 10,000:1 contrast for high brightness images up to 3,500 lumens at WXGA native resolutions.

Advanced ECO Modes

You can select a suitable ECO setting form [AUTO ECO], [NORMAL] and [ECO] including [ROOM LIGHT SENSING], [CONSTANT BRIGHTNESS] and [AUTO-DIM] depending on your application. This advanced ECO setting allows you to decrease the power consumption and to prolong the lamp life up to 8,000 hours by controlling the lamp brightness.

Advanced ECO Modes

Shielded Optical Structure and Filterless Design

The filter-free design and shielded engine eliminate the hassle and time spent monitoring and/or changing filters.

Filterless Design

Get Connected with a Wide Selection of Inputs and Outputs

USB Display Function

USB cable (not supplied)

Using a commercially available USB cable (compatible with USB 2.0 specifications) to connect a computer with the projector allows you to send your computer screen image and sound to the projector without needing traditional computer display cables.

USB Viewer

USB Viewer

M series projectors can deliver a solution when you would prefer to leave your laptop computer behind for a presentation. Simply place your file onto a USB drive and plug it into the projector’s USB port. This allows you to display images stored as JPEGs from optional USB storage.

Dual HDMI Inputs

Dual HDMI Inputs


Among the M series wide selection of inputs is an HDMI w/HDCP for connecting to high-definition sources such as Blu-ray players, cable boxes, satellite receivers and personal computers.

Microphone Input

Connecting a commercially available dynamic or condenser microphone to the MIC input jack allows you to output your mic input from the built-in speaker.

Variable Audio-out

This function enables the remote control to be used to adjust volume of self-powered external speakers that are connected to the projector. In network stand-by or sleep mode, the audio-out stays active, allowing the last input used to pass to the self-powered external speakers.

Advanced Networking Capabilities

Multi-screen Projection Function*

Wireless Image Utility

The multi-screen projection function allows you to share screens from multiple devices on various split-screen displays. Display information from up to 16 PCs, tablet PCs, smart phones, and other network connected devices on a multi-screen display of up to 16 screens. Easily share screens and information regardless of device or operating system.

  • *Requires an optional wireless LAN module for wireless connection.
    PCs require the installation of the Image Express Utility Lite software on the included CD-ROM. Smart phones and tablets require the download and installation of our Wireless Image Utility software.


NaViSet Administrator 2

NaViSet Administrator2

This software is an all-in-one remote support solution that runs from a central location and provides monitoring, asset management and control functionality for a majority of NEC display devices and Windows computers. It is ideal for multi-device installations over larger infrastructures.

Virtual Remote Tool

Virtual Remote Tool

The utility software Virtual Remote Tool included on the supplied NEC Projector CD-ROM can display the Virtual Remote (or toolbar) on your computer screen. This allows you to turn the projector power on or off and select signals from a computer display cable (VGA), serial cable, or LAN connection.

Other Networking Capabilities

  • Simple Access Point
  • PC Control Utility 4.0 for Windows
  • PC Control Utility 5.0 for Mac
  • CRESTRON ROOMVIEW™ with emergency function
  • HTTP server
  • PJLink

Other Useful Features and Functions

  • Powerful 20-watt speaker provides volume needed for large rooms
  • Automatic vertical keystone correction technology instantly projects a square image even when the projector is set up at a steep offset angle to the screen
  • Auto power-on via the RGB (15-pin) input connector when a signal is detected from a computer
  • Sleep timer can be set to automatically turn off the projector at set countdown times
  • Power management automatically turns off the projector when an incoming signal is not detected from any of the inputs
  • No-signal guidance for easy cable connections
  • Intuitive plug and play setup and operation
  • PC-based geometric correction and 3D Reform™ function
  • DLP™ 3D Ready DLP 3D Ready
  • Includes a remote with the control ID registration function, which allows operation of multiple projectors with a single remote
  • Wall colour correction for vivid images even without a screen
  • DICOM simulation
  • Security bar / Kensington lock / Control panel lock and password lock
  • Low power consumption (0.32 W in 240 V AC stand-by mode) minimizes energy costs
  • The carbon metre lets you check the amount of CO2 you reduced by using ECO Mode




  NP-M353WS NP-M303WS NP-M333XS
Projection System Single DLP® (0.65") Single DLP® (0.55")
Resolution*1 1,280 × 800 (WXGA) 1,024 × 768 (XGA)
Lens Manual focus (Digital zoom, zoom ratio = 1.2)
  F-number / Focal Length F2.4 / f = 6.5 mm
Lamp ECO Mode Off 270 W 225 W 270 W
NORMAL ECO 219 W 171 W 219 W
ECO 162 W 135 W 162 W
Light Output*2 ECO Mode Off 3,500 lumens 3,000 lumens 3,300 lumens
NORMAL ECO Approx. 81% Approx. 76% Approx. 81%
ECO Approx. 60%
Lamp Life*3 ECO Mode Off 3,500 H
NORMAL ECO 5,000 H 5,500 H 5,000 H
ECO 8,000 H
Contrast Ratio*2
(Full White: Full Black)
10,000:1 with lamp power control
Image Size (Diagonal) 30 to 150 inches (16:10) 30 to 150 inches (4:3)
Inputs 1 × RGB/Component (D-Sub 15Pin),
2 × HDMI Type A (19Pin, HDMI® Connector) HDCP supported*4,
1 × Video (RCA),
1 × (L /R) RCA Audio,
1 × Stereo Mini Audio
Outputs 1 × RGB (D-Sub 15Pin),
1 × Stereo Mini Audio,
1 × 3D Sync (Mini DIN 3Pin)
PC Control 1 × PC Control Port (D-Sub 9Pin)
Wired LAN Port 1 × RJ-45 (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
Wireless LAN Port (Optional) IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (optional USB wireless LAN unit required)
USB Port 1 × Type A, 1 × Type B
Mic Input 1 × Monaural Mini Audio
Colour Reproduction 10-bit signal processing (1.07 billion colours)
(USB-A, LAN: 16.7 million colours)
Compatible Signals*5 Analogue: VGA / SVGA / XGA / WXGA / Quad-VGA / SXGA / SXGA+/ WXGA+/ WXGA++/ UXGA / WSXGA+/ HD/ Full HD/ WUXGA / Mac 13"/ Mac 16"/ Mac 19"/ Mac 21"/ Mac 23"
Component: 480i / 480p / 720p / 1080i (60 Hz), 576i / 576p / 1080i (50 Hz), DVD Progressive (50/60 Hz)
Digital: VGA / SVGA / XGA / WXGA / Quad-VGA / SXGA / SXGA+ / WXGA+ / WXGA++ / WSXGA+ / HDTV (1080p) / HDTV (1080i) / HDTV (720p) / HDTV (480p)
3D: For PC XGA / 1,280 × 720 / WXGA, for Video SDTV (480i), for HDMI 1.4a 720p (Frame Packing) / 1080p (Frame Packing) / 1080i (Side by Side (Half)) / 720p (Top and Bottom) / 1080p (Top and Bottom)
Scan Rate Horizontal: 15 kHz to 100 kHz (RGB: 24 kHz or over)
Vertical: 50 Hz to 120 Hz (HDMI: 50 Hz to 85 Hz)
Keystone Correction Vertical Manual /Automatic Approx. +/−30 degrees
Built-in Speaker 20 W (monaural)
Quietness ECO Mode Off 36 dB 33 dB 36 dB
NORMAL ECO 30 dB 27 dB 30 dB
ECO 30 dB 27 dB 30 dB
Power Requirement 100 to 240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz
Input Current 3.9 A to 1.6 A 3.3 A to 1.4 A 3.9 A to 1.6 A
Power Consumption 200–240 V
ECO Mode Off 320 W 269 W 320 W
NORMAL ECO 264 W 208 W 264 W
ECO 210 W 179 W 210 W
Installation Orientation Desktop / Front, Desktop / Rear, Ceiling / Front, Ceiling / Rear
Dimensions (W) × (H) × (D) 368 mm × 134 mm × 291 mm,
368 mm × 98 mm × 286 mm (not including protrusions)
Weight 3.7 kg 3.6 kg 3.7 kg
Environmental Considerations Operational temperatures: 5°C to 40°C (ECO mode selected automatically at 35°C to 40°C), 20% to 80% humidity (no condensation)
Storage temperatures: (−10°C to 50°C), 20% to 80% humidity (no condensation)
  • *1: Effective pixels are more than 99.99%.
  • *2:Compliant with ISO 21118-2012.
  • *3:The average time span for the brightness of the lamp to be reduced by half; does not refer to the warranty period for the lamp.
  • *4: HDMI® (Deep Colour, Lip Sync, 3D) with HDCP.
  • *5: An image with higher or lower resolution than the projector’s native resolution will be displayed with Advanced AccuBlend.

Throw distance and screen size

Throw distance and screen size

NOTE: The values in the tables are design values and may vary.


Screen size B C D
Diagonal Width Height Wide
inch mm inch mm inch mm inch mm inch mm inch mm
60 1,524 48 1,219 36 914 24 617 27 675 6 160
80 2,032 64 1,626 48 1,219 32 823 36 915 8 214
100 2,540 80 2,032 60 1,524 41 1,029 46 1,156 11 267
120 3,048 96 2,438 72 1,829 49 1,235 55 1,396 13 320
150 3,810 120 3,048 90 2,286 61 1,543 69 1,757 16 400

M353WS / M303WS

Screen size B C D
Diagonal Width Height Wide
inch mm inch mm inch mm inch mm inch mm inch mm
60 1,524 51 1,292 32 808 21 524 22 565 5 120
80 2,032 68 1,723 42 1,077 27 698 30 769 6 160
100 2,540 85 2,154 53 1,346 34 873 38 973 8 199
120 3,048 102 2,585 64 1,615 41 1,047 46 1,177 9 239
150 3,810 127 3,231 79 2,019 52 1,309 58 1,482 12 299

Cabinet dimensions

Cabinet dimensions


Remote control (included accessory)


Replacement lamp

Replacement lamp NP28LP/NP30LP

Wall mount kit Ceiling mount kit

Wall mount kit NP05WK


Ceiling mount kit NP16CM

Wireless LAN unit*1 Cable cover

Wireless LAN unit NP05LM1-5


Cable cover NP05CV

Interactive white board kit

Replacement lamp NP03Wi

  • *Do not stare into the lens during use.
  • *The projector can be unplugged immediately after it is turned off.
    Parts of the projector become heated during operation.
    Use caution when picking up the projector immediately after it has been operating.

NaViSet is a trademark or registered trademark of NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. in Japan, the United States and other countries.
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AMX is a trademark or registered trademark of AMX in the United States and other countries.
CRESTRON and CRESTRON ROOMVIEW are trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc.
PJLink trademark and logo are trademarks applied for registration or already registered in Japan, the United States of America and other countries.
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