Model: NC1100L-A
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Designed for theaters with small screens, NEC's NC1100L DLP cinema projector delivers an enhanced theater experience with pristine images. With its S2K chip set from Texas Instruments®, the NC1100L is the first compact lightweight laser based 2K DCI-certified digital cinema projector on the market. Its small size enables it to be installed in small projection booths within the theater or transported for mobile applications. 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. The NC1100L 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 up to 20,000 hours of laser life for unsurpassed TCO.

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  • Laser projector light source ensures no black screen
  • Approximately 20,000* hours of expected usage of the laser and DMD (depends on environmental conditions)
  • 3D content utilizes the projector's full 2K resolution and triple flash technology for smooth motion
  • Complete line of (6) bayonet-style lenses with electronic zoom, focus and lens shift and lens memory (4 lenses)
  • Direct selection buttons for eight stored projector configurations

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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


Native Resolution 2048x1080 Contrast Ratio (typical) 1750:1 (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: 1608W Power Supply Voltage Projector power supply unit: 200- 240V AC, 50/60Hz,single phase

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
25 x 32 x 13 in. / 621 x 798 x 314mm
Net Weight:
139 lbs. / 63kg (excluding lens and IMS)

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  


Light Output(Lumens) Up to 36 ft/14m@14ft-L in DCI color (1.8 gain screen)  


Fan Noise < 54dB Regulations UL60950-1 / FCC Part15 Class A (Marking: UL, FCC)CSA60950-1 / ICES-003 Class A (Marking: C-UL, DoC of Canada)IEC60950-1 / EN55022 Class A / EN55024 / EN61000-3-2/-3-3 (Marking: CE)IEC60825-1 Class 3R


  • 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)
  • Air /filter (NP-9AF01)
  • Air filter (NP-9LF01)
  • Lens 1.63-2.03 (NC-9LS16Z)
  • Lens 2.03-2.72 (NC-9LS20Z)
  • Lens 1.2-1.72 (NC-9LS12ZM)
  • Lens 1.33-2.1 (NC-9LS13ZM)
  • Lens 1.62-2.7 (NC-9LS16ZM)
  • Lens 2.09-3.9 (NC-9LS20ZM)
  • Lens 4.07-6.34 (NC-9LS40Z)
  • Ceiling Mount (NC1100CM)

Projection Method

3-chip DMD reflection method  

Primary Lenses

For 0.69” DLP Chip: 0.9 to 1.34 zoom / 1.2 to 1.72:1 zoom / 1.33 to 2.1:1 zoom / 1.63 to 2.03:1 zoom / 1.62 to 2.7:1 zoom / 2.03 to 2.72:1 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

Laser light source  

Supported Screen Size (maximum)

36 ft. / 11m  

Cooling Method

Air cooling with dust-preventing electrostatic filter  

NC1100L Projector World’s First Digital Cinema-Compliant Projector with Laser Light Source Built-in
NC1100L Projector World’s First Digital Cinema-Compliant Projector with Laser Light Source Built-in

Digital Cinema Projector Misc

Replacement air filter for lamp

Optional Lenses

Quad HDSDI, 2 x DVI (HDCP)
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)

  • User Manual
  • Important Information
  • Service Door Key for Projector
  • Laser Administrator Key
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