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NEC LT157 Projector

XGA Portable Projector
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The NEC LT157 Projector is a XGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. Weighing in at 4.9 lbs, this portable projector is bright and compact, perfect for business travelers, taking on a family vacation or just moving from room to room. This projector was first available for purchase in March 2002 and has been by NEC.


NEC LT157 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$4,395
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
March 2002
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
1,500 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
600:1
Display Type
0.90" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
130W NSH bulb
Lamp Life
1,500 hours  / 2,500 hours

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
9.5' - 32.1'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 240.00"
Throw Ratio
2.03:1 - 2.43:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 13'-4" and 15'-12" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
2.80" x 8.20" x 11.20"
Weight
4.9 lbs
Audible Noise
37 dB
Internal Speakers
0.5 Watts Mono
Power
225 Watts 100V - 240V
Features
Memory Card Reader
Special Warranty
Soft Carrying Case
Additional Features
Includes 2-year InstaCare service program (next business day replacement or 3-day repair and return).


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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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