5,000-lumen 4K RGB Laser Projector
Designed for auditoriums with screens (up to 32.8 ft. wide), NEC's NC1040L is the first DCI compliant, DLP, cinema RGB laser projector. Delivering precise 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution, 3-D capabilities and high contrast images (2000:1), this model is easy to operate, extremely user-friendly and requires minimal maintenance.

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  • 3D content utilizes the projector's full 4K resolution using triple flash technology for smooth motion
  • Memory functions for lens position and light output simplify frequent operation
  • Lamp free projector uses an RGB laser module
  • Direct selection buttons for eight stored projector configurations
  • Auto brightness control maintains constant brightness by adjusting the laser power as it ages
  • NC-80DS02( HD-SDI port (BNC) x 4 / DVI port (DVI-digital) x 2): Optional input board shown


Product Specifications
Projection Method
3-chip DMD reflection method
Primary Lenses
For 1.38” DLP Chip: 1.13 to 1.31:1 zoom / 1.13 to 1.66:1 zoom / 1.30 to 1.85:1 / 1.45 to 2.17:1 zoom / 1.63 to 2.71:1 zoom / 1.95 to 3.26:1 zoom / 2.71 to 3.89:1 zoom
Lens Adjustment Functions
Motorized focus, zoom, horizontal/vertical shift, light shutter (dowser) / Lens memory stores lens setting (shift/zoom/focus) / Range of shift is dependent on lens
Light Output
5000 lumens when using NEC NP-10LU01 laser module
Contrast Ratio
2000:1 (full on/off)
4096 x 2160
Lamp Bulbs
Laser light source
Supported Screen Size (maximum)
31 ft. / 9.5m
Cooling Method
  • Liquid cooling inside, air cooling with dust-preventing electrostatic filter
<46db projector head
<64db laser module
DMD Specifications
1.38” DLP chip, 12º tilt angle
Input Terminals
HD-SDI port [BNC] x 4 / DVI port [DVI-digital] x 2 (Option)****
External Control
LAN port [RJ-45] x 1 / USB port [Type A] x 1 / Serial port (RS-232C) [D-sub(9-pin) x 1 / General Purpose I/O [D-sub (37-pin)] x 1 / General purpose I/O for 3D (D-sub [15-pin] x 1) / Remote control connector x 1
Power Supply Voltage
Projector head: 100 to 240V AC, 50/60Hz, single phase
NP-10LU01: 200 to 240V, 50/60Hz, single phase
External Dimensions
Projector head: 26.3 x 29.1 x 14.4 in. / 666 x 737 x 364mm
Excluding lens hood
NP-10LU01: 17.8 x 30.7 x 25.7 in. / 450 x 780 x 652mm
Projector head: 112 lbs. / 51 kg
NP-10LU01: 161 lbs. / 73 kg
Excluding lens
Operational temperatures: 50-95°F / 10-35°C
Humidity: 10% - 85% (non-condensing)
Storage temperatures: 14-122°F / -10 50°C
Humidity: 10% - 85% (non-condensing)
USA: UL60950-1 FCC Part 15 Class A (Marking: UL) / Canada: CSA60950-1 ICES-003 Class A (Marking: UL) / Europe: IEC60950-1 EN55022 Class A EN55024 EN61000-3-2/-3-3 (MArking: CE) (Marking: TUV-GS, CE) / Oceania: EN60950 AS/NZS3548 Class A 1995/+A 1/2:1997 / Japan: J60950 VCCI Class A (Marking PSE, S-TUV) / Asia: EN60950 CISPR Pub22 / Korea: K00022 Class A/K00024/K61000-3-11 (Marking IMC)
Limited Warranty (parts & labor)
2 years
Ships With
Lens holder (to attach to primary lens); User manual
Optional Accessories
  • Dual HD-SDI / Dual DVI (HDCP) input board (NC-80DS-01-B)
  • Dual HD-SDI / Dual DVI (HDCP) + Enigma input board (NC-80LB-01-B)
  • Unwoven fabric filter - for lamp inlet portion (NC-80AF01) - for air inlet portion (NC-80AF02)
  • Input Terminals (NC-80DS01 / NC-80LB01****)
  • oom lens 1.13-1.66 (NC-50LS12Z)
  • Zoom lens 1.30-1.85:1(NC-50LS14Z)
  • Lens 1.44-2.16 (NC-50LS16Z)
  • Lens 1.63-2.71 (NC-50LS18Z)
  • Lens 1.95-3.26 (NC-50LS21Z)
  • Lens 2.71-3.89 (L2K-30ZM)
* Maximum Light Output can be achieved with below NEC-certified digital Xenon lamp bulbs:
*** Subject to installation conditions. Maximum screen size is under the conditions of 14-ft-L @ screen gain 1.8
NC-80DS02: enigma is not built-in / this board is required when IMB is built-in the projector
***** When the AC power to the projector power supply and the lamp power supply are provided by a single cable
****** When the AC power to the projector power supply and the lamp power supply are provided by separate cables
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