Model: NP-PE506UL
$2,485.00 USD
The NEC PE506UL Entry Installation Series, LCD, laser projector combines a unique set of features at a budget conscious price making it ideal for K12 and higher education classrooms as well as corporate conference rooms for small to medium sized business. With 5200 lumens, WUXGA resolution and outstanding LCD color fidelity the PE Series delivers impressive images in demanding applications. Installation flexibility is achieved with a compact design and broad horizontal and vertical manual lens shift with a 1.6x zoom lens. The 20,000 hour laser life creates a low TCO projection solution.
  • LCD technology delivers an impressive and accurate image
  • Horizontal & Vertical lens shift enables flexible projector placement
  • Powerful 16W speakers provide volume needed for most large classrooms and conference rooms
  • 4K Ready - Display stunning 4K 30Hz content using NEC’s proprietary high performance video processing/scaling chip
  • Eco-friendly features, minimal maintenance and a cost saving design mean these projectors are great for demanding applications in K12, higher education and corporate

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Aspect Ratio 16x10 Native Resolution WUXGA 1920x1200
Maximum Resolution Up to 4K@30 (HDMI), WUXGA (1920x1200) Analog Contrast Ratio (typical) 3,000,000:1 (with Dynamic Contrast)

Synchronization Range

Horizontal (Analog/Digital) 15-100kHz (RGB: 24kHz or over) Vertical 24-85Hz

Signal Compatibility/Connectivity

SD/HD Video Signal Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K UHD 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 15-pin D-sub
HDMI w/ HDCP (v1.4b)
HDMI w/ HDCP (v1.4b)
Audio 1:
Stereo Mini Jack
Output Terminals
Stero Mini Jack
Audio Out:
Stereo Mini Jack
Monitor Out:
VGA 15pin D-sub

Power Consumption (typical)

On 352W / 228W / 201W / 2W / 0.5W Input Current 4.5-1.6A
Power Requirements 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz  

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
15.9 x 5.4 x 14.7 in. (405 x 137 x 373 mm)
20.1 x 10.2 x 19.7 in. (510 x 260 x 500 mm)
Net Weight:
17.5 lbs. (7.95 kg)
21.9 lbs. (9.95 kg)

Environmental Conditions

Operating Temperature 32-104°F / 0-40°C Operating Humidity 20 to 88% Humidity (Non-Condensing)
Storage Temperature 14-122°F / -10-50°C Storage Humidity 20 to 80% Humidity (Non-Condensing)

Limited Warranty (parts & labor)

Registered owners receive a 5-year parts and labor warranty including InstaCare next business day exchange.  

Additional Features

  • Direct power on
  • Auto power off
  • ECO Mode technology
  • NaviSet Administrator2 compatible
  • Crestron, AMX, PJLink support


Display Technology 0.64" LCD Light Output(Lumens) 5,200 normal
Light Source Life 20,000 hours normal / 30,000 hours eco Screen Size (diagonal) 30 - 300 in. / 0.76 - 7.62m
Throw Ratio 1.22 - 1.98:1 Projection Distance 2.6 to 44.3 ft. / 0.8 to 13.5m
Projector Angle 0 - 10.8° tele / 0 - 17° wide (at 60") Lens
F number, fnumber:
F:1.5~2.08 /f=17.2~27.7mm
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), 27dB (ECO mode)
Regulations USA: UL (UL60950-1/UL62368-1) FCC Part15 Class B, Canada: CAN/CSA (62368-1-14) ICES-003 Issue 7  


  • Remote Control, (2) AAA Batteries
  • Power Cord
  • RGB Signal Cable
  • Replacement Remote Control (RMT-PJ39)
  • Custom Ceiling Mount (MP300CM)

Lens Adjustment Functions

Manual focus, zoom, shift  

Supported Screen Size (maximum)

30 - 300 in. / 0.76 - 7.62m  

4K Ready
Display stunning 4K content using NEC’s proprietary high performance video processing/scaling chip without the loss of critical details.
Built-In Speakers
Enhance the visual experience with superior sound
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.
16W Audio
provides the volume needed for large rooms
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
Lens Shift
Vertical and horizontal lens shift enables flexible projector placement.
Wired Network Connection
Integrated RJ45 connection for quick connection to the LAN (10/100 base-T capability).
Roll-Free Installation
Allows the projector to be rotated freely (360°) in order to point up or down depending on the installation requirements.
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.
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.
Portrait Mode
Ability to install a projector in its side to create a 10:16 portrait image
Direct Power Off
Protects the lamp when the projector is accidentally unplugged or the power strip is switched off. Enables the fan to continue running until the lamp is properly cooled down. Internal sensors monitor lamp temperature and prevent the lamp from powering on.
Crestron Roomview
Provides unified management, including the ability to switch the power on and off for multiple projectors connected to a network.

SCN Installation Product Awards 2022
PE506UL wins Most Innovative Video Projection Solution at InfoComm 2022
PE506UL Laser Projector Wins 2022 BEST Award at InfoComm '22
Commercial Integrator 2022 BEST Awards Winners The 2022 BEST Awards highlight products and services that have been genuine difference-makers in the commercial AV industry, helping integrators sustain and grow their businesses.

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Upgrades PE Series with Two New LCD Laser Projectors
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Replacement Remotes

Replacement Remotes

Mounts/Mounts Accessories

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


Wireless LAN Adapter
Power Cable

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