Datasheet for NEC MultiSync® E988

NEC MultiSync® E988

LCD 98" Essential Large Format Display

NEC MultiSync® E988 LCD 98" Essential Large Format Display


NEC MultiSync® E988
NEC MultiSync® E988

Functionality you need for presentations and digital signage

Designed for the rigours of commercial usage, yet at an impressively low total cost of ownership, with 24/7 operating hours the 98-inch MultiSync® E988 Large Format Display delivers the functionality and reliability you need for large meeting rooms and digital signage. The robust metal chassis which naturally dissipates heat is safeguarding long life performance, fire safety and sustainable waste management.

A professional haze level (Pro 28) supports excellent visibility without distracting reflections; combined with brightness of up to 400 cd/m², the E988 meets the demands of today’s meeting room environments. Presenters can feel confident, benefiting from instant meeting start-up, thanks to auto input detection and easy switching between HDMI sources.

An integrated MediaPlayer supports native UHD resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR) for deep contrasts and natural looking content playback with auto-play function. Requiring no additional cables, external devices or signage software, the USB MediaPlayer enables a simple seamless professional signage solution.

Facilities managers will welcome the ability to remotely control their digital estate via the network thanks to the integrated LAN and NEC NaViSet Administrator 2 functionality making this display the perfect choice for corporate meeting rooms and entry level digital signage.


  • Reduced Installation and Operating Costs – highly energy efficient LED backlit display ensures low power consumption, longer backlight lifetime and lighter design for easy transportation, mounting and integration.
  • Slim Design and Integrated Speakers – the aesthetic design is pleasing to the eye and enables easy, low cost installation.
  • Future Ready Connectivity – featuring multiple industry standard digital and analogue signal inputs for flexible integration into AV infrastructures.
  • Standalone operation – the display is designed for straightforward standalone operation due to integrated USB media player, speakers and scheduling functionality.
  • Effortless content playback – the integrated USB media player supports various image video file formats for effortless and standalone content playback.
Product Information
Product Name
NEC MultiSync® E988
Product Group
LCD 98" Essential Large Format Display
Order Code
Panel Technology
IPS with Direct LED backlights
Active Screen Area (W x H) [mm]
2,158.85 x 1,214.35
Screen Size [inch/cm]
97.5 / 247.7
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch [mm]
Brightness [cd/m²]
Contrast Ratio
≥ 8000:1 1
Viewing Angle [°]
178 horizontal / 178 vertical (typ. at contrast ratio 10:1)
Colour Depth [bn]
1.073 (10bit)
Response Time (typ.) [ms]
Panel Refresh Rate [Hz]
Haze Level [%]
Pro (28)
Supported Orientation
Landscape; Portrait
Native Resolution
3840 x 2160
Supported Resolutions
1920 x 1080; 1920 x 1200; 3840 x 2160
Synchronisation Rate
Horizontal Frequency [kHz]
15 - 136
Vertical Frequency [Hz]
24 - 75
Input Video Analogue
1 x VGA; Component (RCA); Composite (RCA)
Input Video Digital
3 x HDMI
Input Audio Analogue
1 x 3,5 mm jack
Input Audio Digital
3 x HDMI
Input Control
LAN 100Mbit; RS232
Input Data
1 x USB 2.0 (MediaPlayer); 1 x USB Typ-C (5V/3A, power for external devices)
Output Audio Analogue
1 x 3,5 mm jack
Output Audio Digital
Remote Control
Remote Control IR; RS-232C (9-pin D-sub) Input
Ambient Light Sensor
Integrated, triggered actions programmable
Power Consumption [W]
200 shipping
Power Savings Mode [W]
< 0.5; < 2 (Networked Standby)
Power Supply
100-240 V AC; 50/60 Hz; internal
Environmental Conditions
Operating Temperature [°C]
+0 to +40
Operating Humidity [%]
20 to 80
Storage Humidity [%]
10 to 90
Storage Temperature [°C]
-20 to +60
Dimensions (W x H x D) [mm]
Without stand: 2,194.65 x 1,250.15 x 84.3
Weight [kg]
Without stand: 65.4
Bezel Width [mm]
VESA Mounting [mm]
4 holes; 600 x 400 (FDMI); M8
Ingress Protection
IP5x (front); IP2x (back)
Packaging Dimensions (W x H x D) [mm]
2,350 x 1,400 x 310
Packaging Weight [kg]
Colour Bezel
Pantone 426M (black)
Supported File Storage / File System
USB 2.0 / FAT16, FAT32
Supported Image Formats
JPG (baseline, progressive, RGB, CMYK); max. resolution 15360 x 8640
Supported Video Formats
MPG (MPEG1/2/4, max res 1080p@30Hz); MP4 (MPEG2/4, H.263, H.264, HEVC/H.265, max res 3840x2160@60Hz); TS (MPEG2, H.264, HEVC/H.265, max res 3840x2160@60Hz); audio: LPCM, MP3, AAC; WMV (video H.264, Windows Media Video 9, max res 1080p@30Hz, audio WMA 9, WMA 10 Pro)
Supported Audio Formats
MP3 (MP3); max. bit-rate 320 kBit/s
Available Options
Feet (ST-801)
Safety and Ergonomics
EMC Class B; Energy Star 8; FCC; PSB; RCM; TÜV S; UL/C-UL; VCCI
Green Features
Energy Efficiency
Energy consumption: 161 kWh/1000 h; Energy efficiency class: F; LED backlight
Ecological Standards
EnergyStar 8.0
3rd Party Certifications
Certified for Crestron CCV2 and XiO Cloud
Additional Features
Special Characteristics
Ambient Light Sensor; Audio settings with equalizer; CEC Support; Colour temperature mode; Display Browser Control; Energy saving picture mode; HDMI with UHD at 60 Hz; HDR Gamma Support (HLG, PQ); Mac and Windows compatible; NaViSet Administrator 2 - free download; Powered USB-Port; Retail picture mode; Scheduler; SNMP Support; USB Media Player
Colour Versions
Black Front Bezel, Black Back Cabinet
Integrated Speakers (10 W + 10 W)
Shipping Content
2x AAA batteries; Display; HDMI Cable; Power Cable; Remote Control; Setup Manual
3 years warranty incl. backlight
Operating Hours
External Control
Crestron Connected

1 out of the box conditions, local dimming ON