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The NEC PA550W-13ZL Projector is a WXGA Large Venue Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 5,500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x800 . 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. The zoom lens on the NEC PA550W-13ZL has an impressive zoom ratio of 2x combined with the ability to shift the lens which allows for flexibility in positioning. This projector was first available for purchase in April 2011 and has been by NEC.



NEC PA550W-13ZL Projector Specifications


MSRP
$4,999
Status
Discontinued
Released
April 2011
Warranty
3 Years
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White Brightness
5,500 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
2,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.75" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
330W AC bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours  / 4,000 hours
Lamp Model
NP21LP  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses


NP11FL Short Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 0.82:1
NP12ZL Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.20:1-1.56:1
NP15ZL Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 4.75:1-7.63:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical
Throw Distance
8.4' - 53.2'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 500.00"
Throw Ratio
1.51:1 - 3.01:1
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
5.70" x 19.60" x 14.10"
Weight
17.6 lbs
Audible Noise
38 dB  / 31 dB
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts Mono
Power
464 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
DisplayPort
HDMI
Network: RJ-45
RGB In: BNC
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2

Features
Picture-in-Picture
Closed Captioning
DICOM
Blackboard Mode
Crestron RoomView™
Additional Features
Stacking capability. Wireless LAN module available.

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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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