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From NEC —   Easy to use and at the right price, the VT Series projectors provide all the essential features that you need to connect with your audience.

  • Plug and play intuitive setup and operation.
  • Quick start up lets you begin presenting in seconds.
  • Bright images easily viewed in any application.
  • Versatile color-coded connections to computer, video sources and external monitor.
  • Lightweight design for easy transport.
  • Keystone correction projects a square image even when the projector is set up at a steep offset angle to the screen.
  • Autosense intuitively syncs the projector with most computer signals and features onetouch image optimization.
  • One touch source changes and complete menu control using the intuitive projector keypad.
  • Built-in wall color correction presets provide for adaptive color tone correction to display properly on non-white surfaces.
  • Focus in on details with up to 400% image magnification.

NEC VT590 Projector Specifications

November 2006
3 Years
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White Brightness
2,000 Lumens (ANSI)1 / 1,600 Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Display Type
0.60" 3LCD
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
190W DC bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
50029924  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
4.8' - 30.4'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.53:1 - 1.83:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-1" and 12'-1" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
4.40" x 12.20" x 10.20"
6.4 lbs
Audible Noise
34 dB  / 29 dB
Internal Speakers
5.0 Watts Mono
255 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Soft Carrying Case
Additional Features
Short focal lens for unique projector placement.


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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