Model: NC1000C
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Designed for theaters with small screens, NEC's NC1000C DLP cinema projector delivers an enhanced theater experience with pristine images. With its S2K chip set from Texas Instruments®, the NC1000C is the most compact 2K DCI-certified digital cinema projector on the market. The optional all-in-one Integrated Media Server (IMS) with 2 TB RAID5 of storage offers versatile connectivity, while reducing the number of peripheral devices needed. Additionally, NEC offers a standalone solution that allows for compatibility with GDC SX3000 or other preferred IMS. The NC1000C features precise 2K (2048 x 1080) resolution, 3D capabilities and 3-chip DMD reflection method and is easy to operate with user-friendly accessibility and minimal maintenance required.

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  • Easy dual lamp system ensures no black screen
  • 3D content utilizes the projector's full 2K resolution and triple flash technology for smooth motion
  • Complete line of (5) bayonet-style lenses with electronic zoom, focus and lens shift
  • Lamp changes can be made from the side of the projector
  • Direct selection buttons for eight stored projector configurations

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Native Resolution 2K 2048x1080 Contrast Ratio (typical) 1600:1 (full on/off)

Signal Compatibility/Connectivity

External Control IMS: 2 x RJ45 (4 GPI and 6 GPO) / 2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, Projector: 1 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet / 1 x GPIO (D-sub 37 pin female) / 1 x GPIO (3D) (D-sub 15 pin female) Input Terminals
IMS: HDMI, 2 x 3G-SDI bidirectional (input and output), 3 x USB Type A, 1 x eSATA

Power Consumption (typical)

On Projector power supply: 1210W / 1135W Power Supply Voltage Projector power supply unit: 100-130V AC / 200- 240V AC, 50/60Hz,single phase

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
25 x 32 x 13 in. / 621 x 798 x 314mm
Net Weight:
97 lbs. / 44 kg (excluding lens and IMS) Lbs

Environmental Conditions

Environment 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)

Limited Warranty (parts & labor)

Registered owners receive a 2-year parts and labor warranty. Lamp is covered for 2 years or 3000 hours, whichever comes first.  


Lens Shift Motorized -50% to +55% Vertical, +/-11% Horizontal Light Output(Lumens) Up to 34 ft/10.3m@14ft-L in DCI color (1.8 gain screen) Lumens


Fan Noise < 48dB Regulations USA: UL60950-1 / FCC Part15 Class A (Marking: UL) / Canada: CSA60950-1 / ICES-003 Class A (Marking : C-UL) / Latin America: IEC60950-1 / EN55022 Class A / EN55024 / EN61000-3-2/-3-3 (Marking: CE)


  • Air /filter (NP-9AF01)
  • Dual Replacement Lamps and Filters (NP-10LF01)
  • Lens 1.2-1.72 (NP-9LS12ZM1)
  • Lens 1.33-2.1 (NP-9LS13ZM1)
  • Lens 1.62-2.7 (NP-9LS16ZM1)
  • Lens 2.09-3.9 (NP-9LS20ZM)
  • Lens 4.07-6.34 (NP-9LS40Z)
  • Replacement Lamp (NP-10LP01)
  • Ceiling Mount (NC1100CM)
  • Integrated Media Server (NP90MS02-4K)

Projection Method

3-chip DMD reflection method  

Primary Lenses

1.2 to 1.72:1 zoom / 1.33 to 2.1:1 zoom / 1.62 to 2.7:1 zoom / 2.09 to 3.9:1 zoom / 4.07 to 6.34 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 Source

400W (NSH) x 2  

Supported Screen Size (maximum)

35 ft. / 10.6m  

Cooling Method

Air cooling with dust-preventing electrostatic filter  

Custom DMD shielding
Protects the projector from dust/oil contaminates and provides optimal picture quality.
Trouble-Free Lamp Replacement
Maintenance personnel can replace lamps simply from the back of the projector even in a cramped space.
Auto Lamp Brightness Contol
Maintains constant brightness of the lamp by adjusting the lamp power as the lamp ages.
5 Bayonet-Style Lenses
Allows for quick and easy lens exchange. Optional lenses enable the user to determine the appropriate lens to cover projection distances between 2.6 and 283 feet.

Mounts/Mounts Accessories

Ceiling Mount
Ceiling Mount

Optional Lenses

1.20-1.72 : 1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)
1.33-2.10 : 1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)
1.62-2.70 : 1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)
2.09-3.90 : 1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)
4.43 - 6.76:1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)

Digital Cinema Projector Misc

Integrated Media Server
Replacement Lamp & Filter
Replacement Air Filter


Replacement Lamp

  • User manual
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