Model: NP-ME453X
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ME Series projectors using LCD technology and a breakthrough lamp design provide all the essential features that you need to simply and reliably connect with your audience at a very affordable price. The bright 4500-lumen, XGA (1024 x 768) native resolution NEC ME453X is ideal for classrooms that need a clear image that can be seen all around the room. The ME Series offers an incredible lamp life up to 20,000 hours which reduces maintenance requirements and lowers total cost of ownership. The ME Series features a broad 1.7x zoom range that provides greater mount placement options for a more flexible installation in projector replacement applications. The environment is kept in mind with ECO Mode™ technology, a carbon savings meter and energy-saving features such as quick startup and auto power off. Built-in MultiPresenter functionality allows for screen sharing of up to 16 devices simultaneously via a wired or wireless connection (wireless requires NP05LM1). MultiPresenter is Windows, MAC, Android and iOS compatible. (No Internet access or WAN required)
  • Up to 20,000 hour lamp reduces maintenance requirements and lowers total cost of ownership
  • LCD technology provides brilliant, colorful and engaging images in any learning environment
  • Broad 1.7x zoom range gives installers more options when choosing a mounting location
  • Powerful 16W speaker provides volume needed for medium size rooms
  • Dual HDMI inputs ensure quick switching between sources
  • Wired and optional wireless network connectivity allows remote management and control as well as screen sharing
  • Digital keystone and cornerstone correction ensure the image fills the screen properly from almost any angle
  • ECO Mode™ technology helps maximize lamp life and lowers power consumption
  • Built-in MultiPresenter functionality allows for screen sharing of up to 16 devices simultaneously via a wired or wireless connection (wireless requires NP05LM1). (Win, MAC, Android, iOS) (No Internet access or WAN required)
  • NaViSet Administrator 2: Free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of large scale projector deployments

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Aspect Ratio 4x3 Native Resolution XGA 1024x768
Maximum Resolution Up to WUXGA (1920x1200) with Advanced AccuBlend Contrast Ratio (typical) 16,000:1

Synchronization Range

Horizontal (Analog/Digital) 15-100kHz (RGB: 24kHz or over) Vertical 50-120Hz

Signal Compatibility/Connectivity

SD/HD Video Signal Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p PC Signal Compatibility VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, SXGA+, UXGA, WUXGA
Macintosh Signal Compatibility Yes External Control RS-232 (D-Sub 9pin), IR, LAN
Input Terminals
VGA 15pin D-sub
HDMI w/ HDCP (v2.0)
HDMI w/ HDCP (v2.0)
Video 1:
Audio 1:
Stereo Mini Jack
Audio 2:
Output Terminals
Stero Mini Jack
Audio Out:
Stereo Mini Jack

Power Consumption (typical)

On 305W Input Current 3.3-1.3A
Power Requirements 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz  

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
13.6 x 4.3 x 10.3 in. (345 x 108.4 x 261 mm)
17.7 x 7.8 x 15.4 in. (450 x 200 x 390 mm)
Net Weight:
7.3 lbs. (3.3 kg)
10.4 lbs. (4.7 kg)

Environmental Conditions

Operating Temperature 41-104°F / 5-40°C Operating Humidity 20 to 80% Humidity (Non-Condensing)
Storage Temperature 14-122°F / -10-50°C Storage Humidity 20 to 90% Humidity (Non-Condensing)

Limited Warranty (parts & labor)

Registered owners receive a 3-year parts and labor warranty including InstaCare next business day exchange. The lamp is covered for one year or 1,000 hours, whichever comes first.  

Additional Features

  • Wireless LAN (Optional)
  • Keystone correction
  • Cornerstone
  • USB Viewer
  • Quick start
  • Auto power off
  • ECO Mode technology
  • Carbon savings meter
  • NaviSet Administrator2 compatible
  • MultiPresenter compatible
  • Crestron, AMX, PJLink support
  • Advanced AccuBlend
  • AutoSense


Display Technology 0.63" LCD Lamp Type 225W AC
Light Output(Lumens) 4,500 boost Light Source Life 10,000 hours normal / 20,000 hours eco
Screen Size (diagonal) 30 - 300 in. / 0.76 - 7.62m Throw Ratio 1.3 - 2.2:1
Projection Distance 2.6 - 42.3 ft. / 0.8 - 12.9 m Projector Angle 0 - 7° tele / 0 - 11° wide (at 60")
F number, fnumber:
F:1.6~1.76 /f=19.158~23.018mm
Keystone Correction +/- 30° horizontal (manual), +/- 30° vertical (manual + auto)


Installation Orientation Floor/Front, Floor/Rear, Ceiling/Front, Ceiling/Rear Fan Noise 37dB (ECO mode Off), 29dB (ECO mode)
Regulations USA: UL (UL60950-1/UL62368-1) FCC Part15 Class B, Canada: CAN/CSA (62368-1-14) ICES-003 Issue 6  


  • Remote Control, (2) AAA Batteries
  • Power Cord
  • RGB Signal Cable
  • Wireless LAN Adapter (NP05LM1)
  • Replacement Lamp (NP47LP)
  • Replacement Remote Control (RMT-PJ39)
  • Custom Ceiling Mount (MP300CM)
  • Carry Case (NP402CASE)

Lens Adjustment Functions

Manual focus, zoom  

Supported Screen Size (maximum)

30 - 300 in. / 0.76 - 7.62m  

USB Viewer
Permits playback (without a PC) of presentations or display images stored as JPG files from a USB flash drive.
Variable Audio Out
Adjusts the volume of an external speaker system using the projector's remote control.
Wireless LAN (Optional)
Allows you to transmit images from a PC wirelessly to the projector, eliminating the need for traditional cumbersome cables.
Advanced AccuBlend™
Ensures detailed images when non-native resolution sources are connected to the projector.
Cornerstone Correction
Allows for horizontal, vertical and diagonal image correction for aligned images even when the projector is set up at an angle to the screen.
ECO Mode™
Extends light source life, lowers audible noise and reduces total cost of ownership.
Wired Network Connection
Integrated RJ45 connection for quick connection to the LAN (10/100 base-T capability).
16W Audio
provides the volume needed for large rooms
Built-in Wall Color Correction
Presets provide for adaptive color tone correction to display properly on non-white surfaces.
Carbon Savings Meter
Calculates the positive effects of operating the projector in ECO Mode, which is encouraged by an optional message at startup. A green ECO Mode button on the remote control makes the switch easy.
Dual HDMI inputs (with HDCP)
Ensure quick switching between presentations and allows for simultaneous digital connections of high-definition sources, such as Blu-ray players, cable boxes, satellite receivers and computers
Quick Startup and Quick Power-Off
Allows users to begin presenting within 3 to 4 seconds and allows immediate power off with no cooling required after shutdown to ensure efficient energy usage.
Crestron Roomview
Provides unified management, including the ability to switch the power on and off for multiple projectors connected to a network.
Intuitively syncs the projector with most computer signals and features one-touch image optimization.

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Upgrades ME and MC Series Projectors for Classrooms with Increased Brightness and Industry-leading Lamp Life
NEC’s breakthrough lamp technology lasts up to 20,000 hours, effectively eliminating lamp maintenance requirements for the life of the projector


Wireless LAN Adapter

Mounts/Mounts Accessories

Adjustable Extension Column, 6" - 9"
Ceiling Mount
Ceiling Plate

Replacement Remotes

Replacement Remotes


Replacement Lamp


Carrying Case

  • Remote control
  • Batteries
  • Power cord
  • RGB signal cable
  • User manual CDROM
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Security Sticker
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