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NEC NC3540LS - Projection Room / Cinema Projection


The Blockbuster Cinematic experience reaches a whole new level

With the NEC NC3540LS 4K RGB laser projector, cinema is now entering a new era of projection quality. Delivering outstanding resolution and for the first time on any projection system, colours beyond the DCI or Adobe RGB specifications, your pictures will appear more vibrant and stunning than ever before. The increased colour gamut and the accuracy of the RGB laser light as well as detail-rich images thanks to the 4K resolution will create an unprecedented cinema experience. Equipped with the latest laser light source technology, cinemas benefit from a highly reliable operation providing both picture brilliance as well as highest operational safety to avoid downtime.

Thanks to the bright light output of 35,000 lumen and even 70,000 lumen when using two units in stacking installation for an outstanding 3D experience, this projector is a premium solution for larger and special Cinema screens, Theme Parks, Rental/Staging, Virtual Reality and Industrial Design.

4K RGB Laser
Projection Method
3-chip DMD reflection method
Screen Size [m]
up to 28 in DCI colour (1.8 Gain screen)
35000 Lumen by using one Laser Source modul
Contrast Ratio
2000:1 (full on/off)
Light Source
Lamp free design; Laser Light Source, Expected Life: 30000 h 1
Zoom / Focus / Shift: Motorized
Shift: Horizontal/Vertical Motorized
Other: Dowser (light shutter); Lens memory stores lens setting (shift/zoom/focus); Range of shift is dependent on lens
Primary Lenses: 1.13 to 1.66:1 zoom; 1.3 to 1.85:1 zoom; 1.44 to 2.16:1 zoom; 1.63 to 2.71:1 zoom; 1.95 to 3.26:1 zoom; 2.71 to 3.89:1 zoom
Light Source
External Laser Light source connected by 5m fiber tube
DMD Specifications
4096 x 2160
Chip: 1.38" DLP
Tilt Angle [°]: 12
Cooling Method
Liquid: Cooling inside, air cooling with dust-preventing electrostatic filter; Light source cooling by chiller
External Controls
1 x D-Sub 37 pin (GPIO); 1 x D-Sub 15-pin (3D); 1 x D-Sub 9 pin (RS-232); 1 x D-Sub 9-pin; 1 x Remote control connector; 1 x RJ45; 1 x USB port (TypeA)
Input Terminals
2 x DVI-D (optional); 3 x USB; 4 x 3GSDI (BNC) (optional)
Connectivity IMS
External Controls
2 x RJ45 (4 GPI and 6 GPO); 2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
Input Terminals
1 x USB Type 2.0; 2 x 3GSDI bidirectional (input and output); 2 x USB Type 3.0; eSATA; HDMI
Output Terminals
2 x RJ45 (16-channel AES3-EBU Digital Audio)
Additional Features
Integrated SMS; Integrated Storage: 2 TB (DCP, RAID5); NAS support
Environmental Conditions
Operating Temperature [°C]
10 to 35; Recommended: 10 to 25
Operating Humidity [%]
10 to 85 - non-condensing
Storage Temperature [°C]
-10 to 50
Power Supply
Projector Power Supply Unit: 200 to 240V AC, 50/60Hz, single phase
Power Consumption [W]
Projector Power: 320
Laser Module Power: 4500 typ.
External Dimensions (W x H x D) [mm]
Projector Head: 666 x 364 x 737 (excluding lens)
Laser module: 804 x 777 x 652
Weight [kg]
Projector Head: 51
Laser module: 150
Fan Noise [dB (A)]
< 55
Additional Features
Special Characteristics
Built-in IMS (NP90MS02-4K, optional); Flexible installation with separated laser source; High 4K resolution; Laser Light System; Low TCO; Up to 30000 h expected life time without lamp exchange; Wide laser colour space
Green Features
Ecological Materials
Eliminate waste and landfill implications associated with 35mm media; Laser technology reduces power usage and reduces replacement materials required
EN55022 1998, Class A; EN55024; EN55024 1998; EN55032 Class A (Marking TUV,CE); EN60950-1; EN61000-3-2; EN61000-3-2/-3-3; EN61000-3-3; IEC60950-1; IEC60950-1 / EN55022 Class A (Marking EAC)
2 years, parts warranty
External Chiller
Dimensions (W x H x D) [mm]
377 x 592 x 976
Weight [kg]
Power Requirements
200-230 V, single phase, 7 A at 230 V AC
Power Consumption [W]
1550 typ.
Noise Level [dB (A)]
< 66
Optional Accessories
Optional Accessories
4K SIB input board option; Air filter
Datasheet for NEC NC3540LS

1 50% of initial brightness at the end of specified laser life time at 25 degree ambient temperature.