Optimum for business and educational venues,
the projector has a high brightness of 3000 ANSI lumens,
supports the wide-screen WXGA format (1280 x 800)
  • WXGA panel for wide-format images
    (1280 x 800)
  • Quick start & Direct Power Off
  • Multiple input / output terminals
  • Wired LAN Connectivity
  • Auto power on
  • Auto Vertical Keystone Correction
  • Built-in 7W speaker
  • Security function

Functions and Features

WXGA panel for wide-format images

The projector´s WXGA panel (1280 x 800) displays the same wide- format WXGA resolution images such as laptop computers and DVDs.

Quick start & Direct Power Off

Your projector is setup and ready to display your presentation after 8 seconds from powering on, with NEC's Quick Start function. And for a speedy shut down, projector can be turned off using a power strip equipped with a switch and a breaker without powering down the projector, with the Direct Power Off function.

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Short focal length lens

The short focal length lens will project large images even if the distance to the screen is short. Project large images in a meeting in a small room.

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Multiple input/output terminals

Multiple input/output terminals include analogue RGB, DVI-I(digital), video, and S-video. By using the DVI-RGB adapter, analogue RGB signals can be connected from two computers.

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Wired LAN Connectivity

Connect a LAN cable to the LAN port (RJ-45) on the main unit of the projector to control the projector from a remote PC via the network; for instance, use the PC to turn the power to the projector on and off or switch input signals.

* It is necessary to install the PC Control Utility Pro 4 software on your PC separately.
PC Control Utility Pro 4 can be downloaded from

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Auto power on

By inserting the power cord into an outlet, projection will start immediately without pressing the power button. If the Default Source is set to Auto, simply by turning on the power, the projector automatically finds the input signal and projects the images.
When the projector is in Standby mode, applying a computer signal from a computer connected to the COMPUTER1 IN input will power on the projector and simultaneously project the computer’s image.
This functionality eliminates the need to always use the POWER button on the remote control or the projector cabinet to power on the projector.

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4.5m Power Cable

A long power cable of 4.5 m is included, connect the power cable to a wall outlet without the need for an extension cable while setting the projector in the center of the conference room.

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Auto Vertical Keystone Correction

Keystone correction function Keystone correction function The projector will automatically detect and correct vertical inclination and trapezoidal distortions. The angle is adjustable vertically within a range of about +/-30 degrees from the projected angle.

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Built-in 7W speaker for integrated audio solutions

The built-in 7W monaural speaker on the main unit outputs audio from computer, video, and S-video inputs.

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Wall Colour Correction for vivid images even without a screen

Wall Colour Correction Wall Colour Correction Without a screen, projected images are affected because of the colour of the wall or blackboard you are projecting on to. The built-in colour correction for projecting images on a coloured wall or blackboard in this projector means that the colour tones of the projected image is approximate to those that are projected on to a white screen. The following nine colour options are available : whiteboard, blackboard, blackboard (grey), light yellow, light green, light blue, sky blue, light rose, and pink.
*Selecting [WHITEBOARD] reduces lamp brightness.

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Variable Enlargement Function of the projected image

The function is capable of enlarging any section that you want to emphasize, such as a detailed table or graph up to a maximum of 4 times (16 times the area).

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Very quiet operation in Eco Mode

Eco Mode operation drops projector noise to 29 dB for very quiet operation and extends the lamp replacement period up to a maximum of 4000 hours. In this mode, total cost of ownership can be effectively reduced. The projector can be put in to Eco Mode very easily with press of a button on the remote control. Very quiet operation in Eco Mode

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Closed Caption

If the closed caption signals are included in the video signal or the S-Video signal, the audio data can be displayed on the screen as captions.

Employing the newly developed Panel Crashed Air Cooling Technology contributes to the ecology as well

By blowing air from two different directions into the several-millimetre gap between the optical components and striking near the centre of the heat-generating components, the airflow is disturbed and blown directly onto the optical components. Compared to the ordinary cooling system that blows air from a single direction, the cooling efficiency is improved.
This technology suppresses the temperature increase of the optical components by around 10% to 20%, which in turn reduces the number of rotations of the cooling fan required to maintain the appropriate cooling performance and also reduces power consumption and noise emission.

Virtual Remote Function

Download the Virtual Remote Tool utility software to operate the power on/off or switch inputs on the projector from your PC by using the supplied VGA signal cable. When connected to a PC, the projector can be controlled without using the remote controller or operating the buttons on the main unit of the projector, so that you can efficiently and effortlessly proceed with meetings or classes.

Tool bar
① [System] button
② [Power] button    
③ [Source Select] button
④ [AV-MUTE] button
⑤ [Freeze] button
⑥ [Option] button
⑦ [Help] button
Displaying the Virtual Remote Tool System Menu
Turning the Projector's Power On/Off
Switching the Projector's Input Source
Turning the Projector's AV-MUTE On/Off
Turning the Projector's Freeze Function On/Off
Configuring the Operating Environment for Virtual Remote Tool
Displaying the Virtual Remote Tool Help menu

The computer connection cable allows the projector to be controlled from a PC. * Use the PC Control Utility Pro to execute the same operation via the LAN.
* Depending on the specifications of the connected computer and the versions of the graphics adapter and driver, the function may not operate properly.

Click with our website to download the Virtual Remote Tool utility and the PC Control Utility Pro .

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The projector supports the optional NP02RC remote controller to register the control ID.

The respective projectors can be operated individually with the optional remote controller (NP02RC) by setting the individual control ID numbers to the respective projectors. If multiple projectors are used in the same room, the respective projectors can be operated individually by switching the ID. It is also possible to operate multiple projectors collectively by setting the same ID for all of them.

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Remote Mouse Operation

NP01MR(Option) You can use the supplied wireless remote control and the optional remote mouse receiver to control your PC from across the room. The optional remote mouse receiver (NP01MR) supports almost any PC by USB connection.

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Security function prevents unauthorized use

Throwing Distance and Screen Size

Throwing Distance and Screen Size

Screen Size
Throwing Distance (m) Bottom
Height (cm)
Wide Tele
21 - 0.71 4.2
0.70 0.85 5.0
30 0.85 1.03 6.1
1.15 1.39 8.1
1.74 2.10 12.1
80 2.33 2.81 16.2
2.92 3.53 20.2
120 3.51 4.24 24.2
150 4.40 5.31 30.3
180 5.28 6.37 36.3
200 5.87 7.09 40.4
240 7.06 8.51 48.5
300 8.83 10.65 60.6
The values in the tables are design values and may vary.

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Model Name NP500W
LCD Panel 0.59 inch LCD with Micro Lens Array
(Aspect Ratio 16:10)
Resolution *1 1280 × 800 pixels
Lens Manual Zoom / Focus Zoom ratio 1 to 1.2,
Throw ratio 1.4-1.6:1, F1.7-1.9, f=17.7-21.2mm
Projection Distance 0.7m to 10.6m
Projection Angle 9.1 to 9.5deg (Wide) / 7.6 to 7.9deg (Tele)
Lamp (Eco Mode) 230W AC (168W)
Lamp Life *2 (Eco Mode) 3,000H (4,000H)
Light Output *3 *4 3000 ANSI lumens (Approx.70% in ECO Mode)
Contrast Ratio (White / Black) *3 500 : 1
Quietness(Eco Mode) 35dB (29dB)
Image Size 21inch to 300inch
Maximum Resolution UXGA (1600 x 1200) with Advanced AccuBlend
Scan Rate Horizontal 15kHz to 100kHz (RGB : 24kHz or over)
Vertical 50Hz to 120Hz
Video Bandwidth RGB : 80MHz (Max)
Colour Reproduction 16.7Million Colours Simultaneously, Full Colour
Input Terminals Computer1
D-Sub Mini 15pin Compatible signals VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA, WXGA+, SXGA, SXGA+, UXGA /
480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i
RGB (Analog) 0.7Vp-p/75Ω
H / V Sync 4.0Vp-p/TTL Level
Composite Sync 4.0Vp-p/TTL Level
Sync on G 1.0Vp-p/75Ω(with Sync) Negative
Stereo Mini Stereo L / R 0.5Vrms/22kΩ or over
Component Input
(Sharing with Computer1)
D-Sub Mini 15pin
(Sharing with Computer)
Y 1.0Vp-p/75Ω
Cb,Cr (Pb,Pr) 0.7Vp-p/75Ω
Compatibule signals DTV : 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i (60Hz) / 576i, 576p, 1080i (50Hz)
DVD : Progressive (50/60Hz)
Audio input is sharing with computer1 Same with computer1
Computer2 (DVI-I) Input DVI-I 29pin Compatibule signals VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA, SXGA
DVI digital T.M.D.S. Specification with H.D.C.P. *5
Stereo Mini Stereo L/R 0.5Vrms/22kΩ or over
S-Video Input Mini DIN-4pin Y 1.0Vp-p/75Ω
C 0.286V/75Ω
RCA pin x 2 Stereo L (MONO)/R 0.5Vrms/22kΩ or over
Video Input RCA pin Composite Video 1.0Vp-p/75Ω
Audio input is sharing with S-video Same with S-Video
Output Terminals RGB Output D-Sub Mini 15pin Only Computer 1 In can be output
Audio Output Stereo Mini Stereo L/R Variable Output Level. Selected Computer1, Computer2, S-Video, Video Signal
Control Terminals Wired LAN Port RJ - 45 10/100BASE-T
PC Control D-sub 9pin RS232
Built-In Speaker 7W Monaural
Keystone Correction Vertical Auto/Manual Approx.± Max 30 degrees
Environment Operational Temperatures 5℃ to 40℃(Eco Mode selected automatically at 35℃ to 40℃),
20% to 80% Humidity
Storage Temperatures -10℃ to 50℃, 20% to 80% Humidity (Non-Condensing)
Power Requirement 100 to 240V AC, 50Hz/60Hz
(NP500WG : 200 to 240V AC, 50Hz/60Hz)
Input Current 3.8-1.5A
(NP500WG : 1.8A)
Power Consumption Normal Mode 325W
Eco Mode 240W
Standby Mode (Power-saving Mode) 11W (3W)
Regulations UL/C-UL Approved (UL 60950-1, CSA 60950-1)
Meets DOC Canada Class B requirements
Meets FCC Class B requirements
Meets AS/NZS CISPR.22 Class B
Meets EMC Directive (EN55022, EN55024, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3)
Meets Low Voltage Directive (EN60950-1, TÜV GS Approved)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 308mm x 93.5mm x 262mm
(Not Including Protrusions)
Weight 2.98kg
*1 : Effective pixels are more than 99.99%.
*2 : Lamp life is defined as the average time span for the brightness of the lamp to be reduced by half, it dose not refer to the warranty period for the lamp.
*3 : This is the light output value (ANSI lumens) when the [PRESET] mode is set to [HIGH-BRIGHT]. If any other mode is selected as the [PRESET] mode, the light output value may drop slightly.
*4 : Compliance with ISO21118-2005
*5 : What is HDCP/HDCP technology?
HDCP is an acronym for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection. High bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) is a system for preventing illegal copying of video data sent over a Digital Visual Interface (DVI). If you are unable to view material via the DVI input, this does not necessarily mean the projector is not functioning properly. With the implementation of HDCP, there may be cases in which certain content is protected with HDCP and might not be displayed due to the decision/intention of the HDCP community (Digital Content Protection, LLC).
All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Replacement lamp

Replacement lamp NP07LP

Ceiling mount kit

Ceiling mount kit NP08CM

Soft Case
(basic accessory)

Soft Case

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