Laser LCD Short Throw Projector, WUXGA, 4500 Lumens, D:W 0.44:1, 5-Year Warranty
Item #0601-0013 Model #PE456USL



Bright Short Throw 4,500 Lumen, WUXGA, Laser LCD Projector

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 total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) projection solution.

Key Features:
  • 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 — displays stunning 4K 30Hz content using NEC’s proprietary high performance video processing/scaling chip


  • 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.
  • Tilt-Free Installation: Allows the projector to be rotated freely (360°) in order to point up or down depending on the installation requirements.
  • 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.
  • 4K Ready: Displays stunning 4K content using NEC’s proprietary high performance video processing/scaling chip without the loss of critical details.
  • Built-In Speakers: Enhances the visual experience with superior sound.
  • 16W Audio: Provides the volume needed for large rooms.
  • Dual HDMI inputs (with HDCP): Ensures 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 on 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.

Additional Features

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



Aspect Ratio 16:10
Native Resolution WUXGA 1920x1200
Maximum Resolution Up to 4K@30 (HDMI), WUXGA (1920x1200) Analog
Contrast Ratio (typical) 3,000,000:1
Display Technology 0.64" LCD

Synchronization Range

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

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
  • RGB1(analog): VGA 15-pin D-sub
  • RGB1(digital): HDMI w/ HDCP (v1.4b)
  • RGB2(digital): HDMI w/ HDCP
  • Audio 1: Stereo Mini Jack
Output Terminals
  • Audio Out: Stereo Mini Jack
  • Monitor Out: VGA 15pin D-sub

Power Consumption (typical)

On 352 W
Input Current 4.5–1.6 A
Network Standby 2 W
Power Requirements 100240 V AC, 50/60 Hz

Physical Specifications

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

Environmental Conditions

Operating Temperature 32–104°F / 0–40°C
Operating Humidity 20 to 88% Humidity (Non-Condensing)
Operating Altitude 12,000 ft / 0 to 3650 m
Storage Temperature 14122°F / -1050°C
Storage Humidity 20 to 80% Humidity (Non-Condensing)
Storage Altitude 0–39,370 ft / 0–12,000 m (above sea level)


Light Output 4,500 Lumens (normal)
Light Source Life 20,000 hours normal / 30,000 hours ECO
Zoom: Fixed
Focus: Manual
F/stop: F=1.6 
Focal Distance: f=6.39 mm
Throw Ratio 0.44:1
Projection Distance 1.7 to 4.16 ft. / 0.517 to 1.268 m
Projector Angle 34.5° (at 80")
Lens Adjustment Functions Manual focus
Keystone Correction ±15° horizontal (manual)
±15° vertical (manual + auto)

Supported Screen Size (maximum)

55–130 in. / 1.4–3.3 m


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


Limited Warranty (parts & labor)

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


What's in the Box:

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