SHARP/NEC Completes M Series Lineup with MultiSync® M861 and M981 Displays
CHICAGO, IL – August 29, 2023
The MultiSync® M861 and M981 displays are professionally designed with an advanced feature-set for clear and bright usage for presentations and large-scale messaging
SHARP/NEC Completes M Series Lineup with MultiSync® M861 and M981 Displays

Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America (SNDSA), a global leader in the projector and display markets and Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) have completed the professional-grade M Series lineup with the launch of the new NEC MultiSync M861 and M981. The high-end professional displays were masterfully crafted for impactful messaging in corporate boardrooms, restaurants, retail, houses of worship, command/control centers and other segments.

The latest additions to the large-format display series, the M861 and M981 displays have an 86” and 98” diagonal screen, respectively, with 500 cd/m2 anti-glare panels, allowing for sufficient backlight intensity for commercial applications. These MultiSync displays are equipped with premium-grade functionality allowing for the utmost flexibility in higher end digital signage. Features include video/control Daisy Chain, Multi Stream Transport capabilities, SpectraView Engine color control, Quick Start, Multi-Picture Mode, and full input detect capabilities for ease of use.

“These latest additions to the M Series lineup round out our product offering to provide customers with new levels of flexibility for high-end corporate conferencing or for use as digital signage displays", said Ben Hardy, Sr. Product Manager, Large Format Displays for Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. “We have done a lot of background work to maintain the features that we know customers readily use and love while also updating certain items to the new and latest standards. We also made sure to focus on maintaining the overall robustness and expected longevity our premium-grade products were known for while slimming them down and providing lighter weight product to make integrations less strenuous.”

The M861 and M981 displays contain advanced connectivity including the ability to add HDBaseT™, SDVoE, ATSC/NTSC Tuner or full PC options through SDM-S/L. Customers also have the ability to add Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4, giving them new flexibility to carry out business needs however they need. The Large M Series also hosts enhanced speaker quality compared to previous generations, allowing the sound to come through much clearer.

Additional features of the M Series product lineup include:

  • High haze, anti-glare panel with localized dimming capabilities
  • SpectraView Engine color control capabilities allow for professional-level adjustment to all color settings including intensity, gamma, white point and more
  • Multi Picture Mode can support up to four simultaneous images on a single display through internal processing capabilities
  • PQ/HLG/HDR10 Support
  • Quick Input Switching and full input detect functionality allowing for minimal downtime and full failover capabilities
  • Key Lock/IR Lock to protect from potential vandalism or unintentional changes to the display
  • Integrated Cooling Fans and temperature sensors ensure that temperature is regulated throughout the chassis and overheating does not occur
  • Quick Power Feature allows for much quicker on-time than previous generations of this sized product
  • Low Latency Mode allows for quick reaction time from source to panel
  • Integrated 10W x 2 Speakers
  • Energy Star 8.0 compatible

To learn more about the MultiSync M861 and M981, please visit

About Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.
Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. is a leading global provider of professional and commercial visual technology and digital signage solutions, wholly owned by Sharp NEC Display Solutions, Ltd.
Sharp/NEC offers a broad visual solutions portfolio, is a total solutions provider with strong ties to industry partners and has a reputation for quality, reliability, and industry-leading customer support with a range of professional service offerings. Serving a wide variety of markets, the organization's expertise spans retail, enterprise, education, entertainment, transportation, energy and utility, and more. Follow us on our social media channels: FacebookInstagramYouTubeX, and LinkedIn.

About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America
Sharp Imaging and information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, strives to elevate your workplace with Simply Smarter technology, including professional and commercial displays which help you communicate, collaborate and disseminate information brilliantly. Sharp's professional and commercial displays are specially engineered to accelerate collaboration and are offered in a wide range of sizes and varying capabilities. For more information, visit our website and follow us on Facebook, X, LinkedIn and Instagram and watch us on YouTube.


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