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From NEC —   The 3300-lumen, WXGA (1280 x 800) native resolution NEC ME331W is ideal for education and small-to-medium-sized business environments that need essential features, including bright colorful images, automatic technologies and eco-friendly appeal. Featuring a broad 1.7x zoom range that provides greater mount options for easy installation in projector retrofit applications. The ME331W offers lamp life up to 9,000 hours and a high contrast ratio of up to 6,000:1, while Crestron Roomview aids in emergency messaging. The NEC ME331W was also marketed as the Dukane ImagePro 6533WB.

  • Dual HDMI inputs ensure quick switching between inputs
  • USB Viewer allows you to present without a PC using a USB flash drive
  • Powerful 20W speaker provides volume needed for large rooms
  • ECO Mode technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption
  • Automatic keystone correction technology instantly projects a square image even when the projector is set up at a steep offset angle to the screen
  • LCD technology provides brilliant, colorful and engaging images
  • Keystone, Cornerstone and Pinchushion ensure the image fills the screen properly from almost any angle


NEC ME331W Projector Specifications

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Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$1,129
Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2017
Warranty
3 Years
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White Brightness
3,300 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
6,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.59" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
10-bit
Input Lag
44ms
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1200

Lamp Type
240W AC bulb
Lamp Life
4,000 hours  / 9,000 hours
Lamp Model
NP43LP / NP16LP  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.7x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.7' - 27.6'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
29.97" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.30:1 - 2.20:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-2" and 15'-7" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
4.30" x 13.30" x 10.20"
Weight
6.4 lbs
Audible Noise
36 dB  / 29 dB
Internal Speakers
20.0 Watts Mono
Power
309 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Audio In: Mini Jack
Audio In: RCA
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
USB x 2
VGA In: Dsub-15pin
VGA Out: Dsub-15pin

Features
Closed Captioning
DICOM
Geometric Correction
Blackboard Mode
Crestron RoomView™
Additional Features
Dual HDMI inputs ensure quick switching between inputs


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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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