Model: NP-PE401H
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A powerhouse projector packed with essential features, NEC's PE401H is designed for conference and class rooms utilizing the latest 1080p DLP chip set from TI. This model is affordable with essential features, including 3D Ready technology on the HDMI inputs, high-contrast images (2000:1) from the latest Texas Instruments DLP(R) engine featuring BrilliantColor™technology with improved color accuracy. A flexible input panel, color-coded and clearly labeled, connects peripherals using VGA, Dual HDMI, and composite inputs.
  • Brilliant Color™ technology advanced video processing from Texas Instruments delivers more vibrant and realistic colors and blacks richer with detail
  • Native 1080p (1920x1080) resolution
  • Intelligent Driving Scheme (IDS2) technology has been adopted to extend the lamp life of the projector up to 3300 hours in ECO Mode and 2500 hours normal
  • ECO mode technology extends lamp life, lowers audible noise and reduces total cost of ownership
  • Built-in closed captioning
  • Kensington lock slot
  • 10-step image magnification

Legal Disclaimer To California Residents
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Styrene and Formaldehyde (gas), which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov


Aspect Ratio 16x9 Native Resolution 1080p 1920x1080
Maximum Resolution 1080p 1920 x 1080 Contrast Ratio (typical) 2000:1

Synchronization Range

Horizontal (Analog/Digital) 15-100 kHz Vertical 50-120 Hz

Signal Compatibility/Connectivity

Supported Video Standards NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL, PAL-M, N, B, D, G, H, I, SECAM SD/HD Video Signal Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
PC Signal Compatibility VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA, WXGA+, SXGA, SXGA+, UXGA Macintosh Signal Compatibility Yes
Sync Compatibility Separate Sync / Composite Sync / Sync on G External Control RS-232(D-sub 9 pin), IR, LAN, USB-B (service only)
Input Terminals
VGA 15-pin D-sub, Component video using ADP-CV 1E
Video 1:
Audio 1:
1/8 in. stereo

Power Consumption (typical)

On 410W / 310W / 6W / 0.5W Input Current 2.7A/1.4A
Power Requirements 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz  

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
13.8 x 11.1 x 4.1 in. / 350 x 281 x 105mm
Net Weight:
10.1 lbs. / 4.6 kg

Environmental Conditions

Operating Temperature 41-104°F / 5-40°C Storage -4-122°F / -20-50°C

Limited Warranty (parts & labor)

3 years. First year Instacare Service. Lamp warranty is 1 year or 500 hours, whichever comes first.  

Additional Features

  • BrilliantColor(TM) technology
  • Intelligent Driving Scheme (IDS2) technologyr
  • ECO Mode
  • Built-in closed captioning
  • 500 hour Filter Life
  • Kensington lock slot
  • ECO Mode technology
  • Filter-free design
  • 10-step image magnification


Display Technology DLP (0.65" DMD) Lamp Type 330W AC / 248W eco
Light Output(Lumens) 4000 normal / Eco = approx. 75% of normal mode Light Source Life 2500 hours normal /3300 hours eco
Screen Size (diagonal) 40 to 200 in. / 1.016 to 5.08m Throw Ratio 1.60 to 2.72
Projection Distance 3.9 to 43.3 ft. / 1.2 to 13.2m Projector Angle 12.7° tele / 14° wide
1 to 1.1
F number, fnumber:
F=2.41 to 2.55, f=21.83 to 24mm
Keystone Correction +/- 40°


Installation Orientation Table/Front, Table/Rear Fan Noise 36 dB normal / 31 dB eco
Regulations USA UL60950-1FCC Part 15 Class B, Canada CSA60950-1, NOM  

ECO Mode™
Extends light source life, lowers audible noise and reduces total cost of ownership.
Powerful 8W stereo speakers
Provide the volume needed for small to medium-sized rooms
Built-In Closed Captioning
Enables decoding and display of text information from a video.
Contrast Ratio (2000:1)
enables sharp and clean images and text
Kensington Lock
Enables a security cable to be attached to the projector.
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.
Advanced video processing from Texas Instruments delivers exceptional picture management control for both progressive and interlaced sources, while making images more vibrant, colors more realistic and blacks richer with detail.
1080p native resolution (1920x1080)
High resolution provides detailed display of text, graphics and images. HD video is displayed in 16:9 wide aspect ratio.

Full High-Definition Native Resolution, DLP Technology Give PE401H NEC Projector Top Billing in Conference Rooms and Classrooms

PCMag.com: NEC PE401H Projector Review
Labs Editor David Stone calls quality for data images “near excellent” in his review of the PE401H entry level installation projector from NEC Display.

Mounts/Mounts Accessories

Ceiling Mount
Ceiling Plate

Large Screen Display Misc

MultiPresenter Stick

Multimedia Projector Misc

Active Shutter Glasses


Power Cable
RGB Signal Cable

Replacement Remotes

Remote Control


Replacement Lamp

  • Remote control
  • Batteries
  • Power cord
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