Model: NC3240S-A
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Designed for auditoriums with the largest screens (up to 105 ft. wide), NEC's NC3240S is the world's brightest DLP cinema 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 lamp output simplify frequent operation
  • Lamp changes can be made from the back of projector
  • Direct selection buttons for eight stored projector configurations
  • Auto lamp brightness control maintains constant brightness by adjusting the lamp power as it ages
  • Standard film projector lamps can be used (lamp adapter required)
  • 7kW and 4kW versions available
  • NC-80DS01( HD-SDI port (BNC) x 4 / DVI port (DVI-digital) x 2): Optional input board shown

Legal Disclaimer To California Residents
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 4K 4096x2160 Contrast Ratio (typical) 2000:1 (full on/off)

Signal Compatibility/Connectivity

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 Input Terminals
HD-SDI port [BNC] x 4 / DVI port [DVI-digital] x 2 (Option)****

Power Consumption (typical)

Power Supply Voltage Projector power supply unit: 100 to 240V AC, 50/60Hz, single phase
NC-32PS01 (7kW LPSU): 200 to 230V / 380 to 415V AC, 50/60Hz, 3 phases
NC-32PS02 (4kW LPSU): 200 to 240V AC / 50/60Hz, single phase

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • Projector head: 27.6 x 44.3 x 19.8 in. / 700 x 1124 x 503mm (Excluding lens, lens hood and exhaust stack.)
  • 7kW LPSU: 23.4 x 15.7 x 17.8 in. / 594 x 398 x 452mm
    7kW LPSU: 23.4 x 15.7 x 15.5 in. / 594 x 398 x 394mm (Excluding lens, lens hood, exhaust stack and handle. Including feet.)
Net Weight:
  • 213.5 lbs. / 97 kg (Projector head)115 lbs. / 52 kg (NC-32PS01 [7kW LPSU])
  • 90.4 lbs. / 41 kg (NC-32PS02 [4kW LPSU])

  • (excluding lens and lamp bulb)

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)

2 years  


Light Output(Lumens) 33,000 lumens when using NEC 7.0KW highefficiency Xenon lamp bulb  


Fan Noise <66db with NC-32PS01 (7kW LPSU)
<60db with NC-32PS02 (4kW LPSU)
Regulations USA: UL60950 FCC Class A / Canada: CSA60950 ICES-003 Class A /Europe: EN60950 EN55022 1988. Class A/EN55024-1998/EN61000-3-11/EN61000-3-12 (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)


  • Wide converter lens (NC-80LS13F)
  • Electric turret for NC-80LS13F
  • Built-in alternative content processor (MM3000B)
  • HDCP-compliant DVI input board (MM-70DV01)
  • Analog/RGB input board (MM-RGB)
  • Single HD-SDI input board (MM-SDI)
  • Video input board (MM-Video)
  • Air filter:
  • Metal filter - for lamp inlet portion (NC-65MF01 for NC1200/NC2000 and NC-75MF01 for NC3200/NC3240)
  • Unwoven fabric filter - for lamp inlet portion (NC-80AF01) - for air inlet portion (NC-80AF02)
  • Input Terminals (NC-80DS01 / NC-80LB01****)
  • Zoom lens 1.13-1.31:1 (L2K-12ZM)
  • Zoom 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)

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 zoom / 1.44 to 2.16:1 zoom / 1.63 to 2.71:1 zoom / 1.95 to 3.26:1 zoom / 2.71 to 3.89  

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

NEC-certified digital Xenon lamp bulbs**
With NC-32PS01 (7kW LPSU): 3kW, 4kW (low, medium, high), 4.5kW (medium, high), 6kW (medium, high), 6.5kW, 7kW
With NC-32PS02 (4kW LPSU): 1.2kW, 1.5kW, 2kW, 3kW, 4kW (low, medium, high)

Supported Screen Size (maximum)

105 ft. / 32m with NC-32PS01 (7kW LPSU)***
72 ft. / 22m with NC-32PS02 (4kW LPSU)***

Cooling Method

  • Liquid cooling inside, air cooling with dust-preventing electrostatic filter
  • Total thermal dissipation: 35850 BTU with NC-32PS01/7kW lamp (7kW LPSU), 19800 BTU with NC-32PS02/4kW lamp (4kW LPSU)
  • Projector exhaust: Top mounted
  • Demand of exhaust duct: with NC-32PS01 (7kW LPSU): 565CFM (16m3/min) / with NC-32PS02 (4kW LPSU): 460CFM (13m3/min)

DMD Specifications

1.38” DLP chip, 12º tilt angle  


* Maximum Light Output can be achieved with below NEC-certified digital Xenon lamp bulbs:
NC3240S/NC3200S with 7kW LPSU : USHIO DXL-70SN 7kW lamp
NC3240S/NC3200S with 4kW LPSU : USHIO DXL-41SN 4kW lamp
NC2000C : USHIO DXL-40SN 4kW lamp
NC1200C : USHIO DXL-20SN3 2kW lamp
** For further details, please refer to www.nec-display.com/ap/en_projector/dlpcinema/lamp/certified-lp.html
*** Subject to installation conditions. Maximum screen size is under the conditions of 14-ft-L @ screen gain 1.8
**** HD-SDI port (BNC) x 4 / DVI port [DVI-D] x 2
NC-80LB01: enigma is built-in / for connection with external 2K legacy server
NC-80DS01: 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

Digital Cinema Projector Misc

Replacement air filter for lamp

Optional Lenses

Quad HDSDI, 2 x DVI (HDCP)
2.71 - 3.89:1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)
1.30 - 1.85:1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)
1.45 - 2.17:1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)
1.63 - 2.71:1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)
1.95 - 3.26:1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)

  • Lens holder (to attach to primary lens)
  • User manual
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