Model: NC3540LS
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Designed for auditoriums with screens (up to 108.3 ft. wide), NEC's NC3540LS is a 35,000 lumen RGB Laser DLP cinema projector. Delivering precise 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution and an impressively wide color space (Rec 2020), 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
  • Projector can be controlled from an optional touchscreen
  • Auto brightness control maintains constant brightness by adjusting the laser power as it ages

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 head: 100 to 240V AC, 50/60Hz, single phase
RGB-100K-3P: 200 to 240V, 50/60Hz, single phase

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • Projector head: 26.3 x 29.1 x 14.4 in. / 666 x 737 x 364mm (Excluding lens hood)
  • RGB-100K-3P: 31.7 x 39.5 x 25.7 in. / 804 x 1004 x 653mm
Net Weight:
  • Projector head: 112 lbs. / 51 kg
  • RGB-100K-3P: 161 lbs. / 73 kg

  • excluding lens

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) 35,000 lumens when using NEC RGB-100K-3P laser module  


Fan Noise <55db projector head
<64db laser module
Regulations 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)


  • Unwoven fabric filter - for lamp inlet portion (NC-80AF01) - for air inlet portion (NC-80AF02)
  • Integrated Media Server(NC-90MS02)
  • Zoom lens 1.13-1.66 (NC-50LS12Z)
  • Lens 1.30-1.85 (NC-50LS142Z)
  • Lens 1.45-2.17 (NC-50LS16Z)
  • Lens 1.63-2.71 (NC-50LS18Z)
  • Lens 1.95-3.26 (NC-50LS18Z)
  • Lens 1.89-3.26 (NC-50LS21Z)

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 Source

Laser light source  

Supported Screen Size (maximum)

108.3 ft. / 33m  

Cooling Method

Liquid cooling inside, air cooling with dust-preventing electrostatic filter  

DMD Specifications

1.38” DLP chip, 12º tilt angle  


* 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

Optional Lenses

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)
1.13 - 1.66:1 Zoom Lens (lens shift)


Lens Adapter Ring

Digital Cinema Projector Misc

Integrated Media Server

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