NEC Display Solutions launches first ever DCI compliant laser light source projector

NEC highlights at ShowEast 2013


Munich, 21 October 2013 NEC Display Solutions Europe has unveiled the world's first fully integrated compact laser light source, DCI-compliant digital cinema projector on the market, the NEC NC1100L. 

A highlight at NEC's ShowEast attendance in Florida, this launch reinforces how NEC’s digital cinema expertise continues to grow and advance the industry through market leading features and benefits. The NC1100L is specially designed for smaller cinema screens up to 11m and is the first projector to include an integrated laser light source eliminating the need for a lamp. The laser light source boasts a lifetime of approximately 20,000 hours, making it a virtually maintenance free projector, with a low total cost of ownership (TCO). 

"The NC1100L is leading the compact digital cinema category with high reliability, dramatically lower running costs and long life operation. We are proud to bring this industry first, helping provide the best solution for cinemas and public buildings, art houses, theatres and universities," said Gerd Kaiser, Product Line Manager for Large Venue Projectors at NEC Display Solutions Europe. 

Measuring 700mm x 1042 x 315mm, the NC1100L is the smallest cinema laser projector available on the market and can easily be floor or ceiling mounted. Its 2K DCI-compliant cinema quality means outstanding image that is bright enough to display 14f-L on screens up to 11m in DCI colour (1.8 gain screen). Furthermore, there is no downtime in exhibition of content with the laser light source, producing the continual steady and reliable operation you expect from an NEC product. 

The NC1100L can be deployed as a complete digital cinema solution using the same Integrated Media Server (IMS) available for the highly flexible NC900C projector. This brings an ’all in one’ Integrated Media Block and 2TB Storage Server for versatile connectivity and enhanced savings as less peripheral devices needed.

Note to Editors
The laser projector, NEC NC1100L, will be available from March 2014. The NC1100L is targeting 20,000 hours expected life time. This will be finalized in early 2014. The life time may vary depending upon environmental conditions.

NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH has its European headquarters in Munich, Germany and is responsible for all business activities in EMEA. NEC Display Solutions benefits from the technological know-how and technologies of the NEC Corporation and, with its own Research and Development, is one of the world's leading manufacturers offering the widest product range of display solutions in the market. The display product portfolio ranges from entry-level to professional and speciality desktop LCDs, via large-size Public Displays for Digital and Retail Signage. The Projector range offers products for all needs, from portable devices via business projectors to products for permanent operation (such as PoS applications) and digital cinema projectors. Bernd Eberhardt is President and CEO of NEC Display Solutions Europe.

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