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NEC Debuts New VE281 and VE281X VE Series Projectors

NEC VE281NEC Display Solutions recently debuted its new VE281 and VE281X mobile projectors, both of which have been specifically designed with the small-to-medium-sized businesses, education environments, corporate conference rooms and mobility applications in mind.

Both of these projectors are capable of producing 2,800 lumens of brightness, are lightweight, affordable and produce high-contrast images. In addition to that, each one comes with a powerful 7-watt speaker built-in for clear, crisp audio.

The automated technologies, including Auto Power On and quick startup/shutdown, allow both of these projectors to be eco-friendly. Speaking of eco-friendly, both devices also have ECO Mode technology, a carbon savings meter, extended filter life and energy-saving features that are also key elements in the design. Intelligent Driving Scheme (IDS2) technology has also been incorporated in order to extend the lamp life of the projectors to up to 6,000 hours in ECO Mode and 4,000 hours in normal use.

According to Senior Product Manager for Projectors at NEC Display Solutions Rich McPherson, “NEC’s new VE Series brings a new mobile family to our multimedia projector lineup with the intention of providing high brightness to small areas with heavy ambient lighting. Its automated technologies and lightweight design make it ideal for mobility applications where the projector is frequently moved between locations.”

Both the VE281 and VE281X have similar features, including:

  • SVGA and XGA resolutions
  • 2800 lumens of brightness
  • 3000:1 high contrast ratio from the latest Texas Instruments DLP® engine
  • BrilliantColor™ technology provides accurate color reproduction
  • Intelligent Driving Scheme (IDS2) enables increased lamp life and contrast ratio
  • HDMI input connects you to high-definition sources
  • Compact size and lightweight design simplify transport
  • Automatic Power ON via RGB (15-pin) input
  • Quick startup/cooling/shutdown minimizes projector setup and teardown between meetings
  • ECO Mode technology helps extend lamp life and lowers power consumption
  • Lamp life up to 4000 hours normal and up to 6000 hours in ECO Mode
  • Carbon savings meter calculates the positive effects of operating the projector in ECO Mode
  • Intuitive remote control provides one-touch source changes

Both the VE281 and VE281X will be available in January 2013 with estimated retail prices of $369  for the VE281 and $449 for the VE281X. Each projector also ships with a 2-year limited parts and labor warranty while the lamp is covered for one year or 500 hours. In addition to that, education customers can receive an additional year while registered Star Student customers receive an additional 2 years to the warranty.

Source: – NEC Display Solutions Expands Multimedia Projector Lineup to Include VE Series

NEC Expands V Series with New Multimedia Projectors

NEC V260NEC has just recently announced an expansion to its new V Series of projectors with the 2600-lumens V260 and V260X, which are being touted as two very affordable mobile projector solutions set to join the V300X. These two new mobile projectors are ideal for small to medium-sized meeting rooms or even classrooms and are perfect for anybody looking for projectors with a bright image, DLP technology and eco-friendly features.

The V260 and V260X are SVGA and XGA models respectively and offer 2600 lumens giving you enough brightness to work in your average meeting room. Both projectors feature BrilliantColor technology. BrilliantColor technology uses advanced video processing as well as the latest Texas Instruments DLP engine in order to deliver more vibrant and realistic colors with richer blacks and a 2,000:1 contrast ratio for more detail. Both projectors also feature an input panel including dual VGA, HDMI and RJ45 inputs as well as an abundance of features that offer complete connectivity and control.

According to Senior Project Manager for Projectors at NEC Display Solutions Rich McPherson, “Designed with the environment in mind, the new V Series projectors offer multiple cost-saving features such as quick start (3 seconds), auto power on via the RGB input connector and direct power-off with no cooling required after shutdown. Additionally, the V260 and V260X offer a filter-free design that will eliminate the hassle and time spent monitoring and changing filters. This is an exceptional benefit to those locations that install a large quantity of projectors.”

Both the V260 and V260X include all the following features:

  • 5000-hour lamp life (in ECO Mode)
  • 3D capabilities
  • Flexible input panel, color-coded and clearly labeled, connectability to  PCs, Blu-ray players and other devices via VGA, HDMI, composite and S-Video
  • Integrated RJ45
  • Power management for auto-turn off after inactivity
  • Creston Roomview
  • Closed captioning
  • 7-Watt internal speaker
  • Built-in wall color correction
  • ECO Mode
  • Virtual remote
  • Carbon savings meter

Both the V260 and V260X ship with a 2-year limited parts and labor warranty and will be available in June 2011. The V260 is expected to sell for $439 with the V260X expected to sell for $548. The lamp is covered for 1 year or 500 hours and education customers can receive an additional year on their warranty. Star Student customers can receive an additional two years.

Source: EON – NEC Display Solutions Expands V Series Projectors to Include Two New Multimedia Models