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NEC NP 500u HD 6000 lumen projector


5000-lumen Advanced Professional Installation Projector


Present with carefree ease using NEC's 5000-lumen PA500U. This reliable model is designed for advanced professional installations and appeases corporate and higher education users. With integrated RJ45, optional high-speed wireless (LAN IEEE 80.11b/g/n) and a multitude of simple-to-use asset management technologies, the PA500U helps users present seamlessly without worrying about their technology. The industry?s first built-in stacking correction capabilities (up to four projectors) allows the projectors to boost an image?s brightness up to 20,000 lumens, which is ideal for larger-sized screens and environments with heavy ambient light. This feature also prevents the complete loss of an image, which can happen when using only one projector.

ECO Mode? technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption

5000-lumen brightness enhances images for most applications

HQV? technology delivers superior home theater video processing

Windows Network Projector function simplifies your ability to present from any computer, whether local or remote

Geometric Correction Tool allows you to easily project square images on non-flat screen surfaces without distortion

AutoSense? automatically syncs with any computer signal and features one-touch image optimization

Complete line of (5) bayonet-style lenses allows for quick and easy lens exchange (Lens does not ship with product)

Stacking correction capabilities (up to four projectors) allows the projectors to boost an image's brightness up to 20,000 lumens

Available as a bundle with lens (NP-PA500U-13ZL)

NaViSet Administrator 2: Free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations

$5,799.00 USD







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Product Specifications

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Display Technology 0.76" LCD w/ MLA

Light Output(Lumens) 5000 normal / Eco = approx. 80% of normal mode


Native WUXGA 1920 x 1200

Maximum WUXGA 1920 x 1200

Contrast Ratio (up to) 2000:1

Lamp Type 330W AC / 264W eco

Lamp Life (up to) 3000 hours normal / 4000 hours eco

Screen Size (diagonal) 25 to 500 in. / 0.64 to 12.7m

Throw Ratio Variable

Projection Distance 2.5 to 68.5 ft. / 0.74 to 20.9m

Projector Angle 10.3 to 10.8? tele / 13.7 to 14.5? wide


Zoom 1 to 1.33

Focus Manual

F number, fnumber F=1.7 to 2.2, f=24.4 to 32.5mm

Shift Mechanical -0.1 to +0.5 vertical, +/-0.3 horizontal


  • Signal Compatibility/Connectivity
  • Scan Rate
  • Horizontal 15-108 kHz
  • Vertical 48-120 Hz
  • Supported Video Standards NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL, PAL-60, PAL-M, PAL-N, SECAM
  • SD/HD Video Signal Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
  • PC Signal Compatibility VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, SXGA+, UXGA, WUXGA
  • Macintosh Compatibility Yes
  • Input/Output Terminals
  • RGB1(analog) VGA 15-pin D-sub
  • RGB2(analog) VGA 15-pin D-sub
  • RGB3(analog) 5-BNC
  • RGB4(digital) HDMI w/ HDCP
  • RGB5(digital) DisplayPort
  • Video 1 RCA
  • Video 2 S-Video
  • Audio 1 Mini stereo
  • Monitor out VGA 15-pin D-sub
  • Audio out Yes
  • Audio 10W mono
  • External Control RS-232, IR, Wired LAN, DDC/CI, USB, Wireless LAN (optional)
  • Sync Compatiblity Separate Sync / Composite Sync / Sync on G
  • Networking RJ-45 Monitoring
  • Electrical
  • Power Requirements 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz
  • Input Current 5.1A
  • Power Consumption (Normal/ECO Mode/Standby/Standby Power Saving) 464W / 372W / 16W / 0


  • Two lens
  • Short Throw NP12ZL
  • Standard Zoom NP13ZL
  • Long Zoom Lens NP14ZL