Model: NP-PE456USL
$2,579.00 USD
The NEC PE456USL short throw, Entry Installation Series, LCD, laser projector provides a unique solution anywhere space is limited or casting a shadow on the screen is a concern. With 4500 lumens, WUXGA resolution and outstanding LCD color fidelity in a compact, manageable cabinet the PE456USL delivers clear images in challenging applications. The 20,000 hour laser life creates a low TCO projection solution.
  • LCD technology delivers an impressive and accurate image
  • Short throw lens is capable of producing a 130" image from only 4' away
  • Projector placement closer to the screen saves space and reduces shadow
  • Maintenance-free laser light source saves time and money over the life of the projector
  • Powerful 16W speakers provide volume needed for most small rooms
  • 4K Ready - Display stunning 4K 30Hz content using NEC’s proprietary high performance video processing/scaling chip

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


Aspect Ratio 16x10 Native Resolution WUXGA 1920x1200
Maximum Resolution Up to 4K@30 (HDMI), WUXGA (1920x1200) Analog Contrast Ratio (typical) 3,000,000:1

Synchronization Range

Horizontal (Analog/Digital) 15-100kHz (RGB: 24kHz or over) Vertical 24-85Hz

Signal Compatibility/Connectivity

SD/HD Video Signal Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K UHD PC Signal Compatibility VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, SXGA+, UXGA, WUXGA
Macintosh Signal Compatibility Yes External Control RS-232 (D-Sub 9pin), IR, LAN
Input Terminals
VGA 15-pin D-sub
HDMI w/ HDCP (v1.4b)
Audio 1:
Stereo Mini Jack
Output Terminals
Audio Out:
Stereo Mini Jack
Monitor Out:
VGA 15pin D-sub

Power Consumption (typical)

On 352W Network Standby 2W
Input Current 4.5-1.6A Power Requirements 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
15.9 x 6.5 x 15.9 in. (405 x 164 x 404 mm)
20.1 x 10.2 x 19.7 in. (510 x 260 x 500 mm)
Net Weight:
17.9 lbs. (8.1 kg)
22.9 lbs. (10.4 kg)

Environmental Conditions

Operating Temperature 32-104°F / 0-40°C Operating Humidity 20 to 88% Humidity (Non-Condensing)
Operating Altitude 0 to 3650 m (12,000 ft) Storage Temperature 14-122°F / -10-50°C
Storage Humidity 20 to 80% Humidity (Non-Condensing) Storage Altitude 0-12,000m / 0-39,370ft (above sea level)

Limited Warranty (parts & labor)

Registered owners receive a 5-year parts and labor warranty including InstaCare next business day exchange.  

Additional Features

  • Direct power on
  • Auto power off
  • ECO Mode technology
  • NaviSet Administrator2 compatible
  • Crestron, AMX, PJLink support


Display Technology 0.64" LCD Light Output(Lumens) 4,500 Lumens (normal)
Light Source Life 20,000 hours normal / 30,000 hours eco Throw Ratio 0.44:1
Projection Distance 1.7 to 4.16 ft. / 0.517 to 1.268m Projector Angle 34.5° (at 80")
F number, fnumber:
F:1.6 /f=6.39mm
Keystone Correction +/- 15° horizontal (manual), +/- 15° vertical (manual + auto)


Installation Orientation Floor/Front, Floor/Rear, Ceiling/Front, Ceiling/Rear Fan Noise 37dB (ECO mode Off), 27dB (ECO mode)
Regulations USA: UL (UL60950-1/UL62368-1) FCC Part15 Class B, Canada: CAN/CSA (62368-1-14) ICES-003 Issue 6  


  • Remote Control
  • (2) AAA Batteries
  • Power Cord
  • RGB Signal Cable
  • Replacement Remote Control (RMT-PJ39)
  • Custom Ceiling Mount (MP300CM)

Lens Adjustment Functions

Manual focus  

Supported Screen Size (maximum)

55 - 130 in. / 1.4 - 3.3m  

4K Ready
Display stunning 4K content using NEC’s proprietary high performance video processing/scaling chip without the loss of critical details.
Built-In Speakers
Enhance the visual experience with superior sound
16W Audio
provides the volume needed for large rooms
Dual HDMI inputs (with HDCP)
Ensure quick switching between presentations and allows for simultaneous digital connections of high-definition sources, such as Blu-ray players, cable boxes, satellite receivers and computers
Wired Network Connection
Integrated RJ45 connection for quick connection to the LAN (10/100 base-T capability).
Portrait Mode
Ability to install a projector in its side to create a 10:16 portrait image
Crestron Roomview
Provides unified management, including the ability to switch the power on and off for multiple projectors connected to a network.
Direct Power Off
Protects the lamp when the projector is accidentally unplugged or the power strip is switched off. Enables the fan to continue running until the lamp is properly cooled down. Internal sensors monitor lamp temperature and prevent the lamp from powering on.
USB Viewer
Permits playback (without a PC) of presentations or display images stored as JPG files from a USB flash drive.
Variable Audio Out
Adjusts the volume of an external speaker system using the projector's remote control.
Wireless LAN (Optional)
Allows you to transmit images from a PC wirelessly to the projector, eliminating the need for traditional cumbersome cables.
Cornerstone Correction
Allows for horizontal, vertical and diagonal image correction for aligned images even when the projector is set up at an angle to the screen.
ECO Mode™
Extends light source life, lowers audible noise and reduces total cost of ownership.
Roll-Free Installation
Allows the projector to be rotated freely (360°) in order to point up or down depending on the installation requirements.

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Sharp/NEC NP-PE456USL LCD Laser Projector Review
The Sharp/NEC NP-PE456USL is a versatile short throw installation projector made for tricky applications found in museums, retail, entertainment, and business/education environments. Its nicely bright, no-maintenance laser light engine and array of installation features make it one to consider for those with challenging projection needs.


Wireless LAN Adapter

Replacement Remotes

Replacement Remotes

Mounts/Mounts Accessories

Ceiling Plate
Adjustable Extension Column, 6" - 9"
Ceiling Mount

  • Remote control
  • Batteries
  • Power cord
  • RGB signal cable
  • User manual CDROM
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Security Sticker
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