LCD Projector, 1920x1200 WUXGA, 4000 Lumens, D:W 1.2-2.0:1, 8000-hr lamp, 3-year warranty
Item #0601-3286 Model #NPME403U



4,000 Lumen, WUXGA, 1.6x Zoom, LCD Classroom Projector

ME Series projectors using LCD technology and a breakthrough lamp design provide all the essential features that you need to simply and reliably connect with your audience at a very affordable price.

The bright 4000-lumen, WUXGA (1920 x 1200) native resolution NEC ME403U is ideal for classrooms that need a clear image that can be seen all around the room. The ME Series offers an incredible lamp life up to 20,000 hours which reduces maintenance requirements and lowers total cost of ownership.

The ME Series features a broad 1.6x zoom range that provides greater mount placement options for a more flexible installation in projector replacement applications. The environment is kept in mind with ECO Mode™ technology, a carbon savings meter. and energy-saving features such as quick startup and auto power off.

Built-in MultiPresenter functionality allows for screen sharing of up to 16 devices simultaneously via a wired or wireless connection (wireless requires NP05LM1). MultiPresenter is Windows, MAC, Android and iOS compatible. (No Internet access or WAN required)


  • LCD technology: provides brilliant, colorful and engaging images in any learning environment
  • Broad 1.6x zoom range: gives installers more options when choosing a mounting location
  • Advanced AccuBlend™: Ensures detailed images when non-native resolution sources are connected to the projector.
  • Digital Keystone and 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.
  • Built-in Wall Color Correction: Presets provide for adaptive color tone correction to display properly on non-white surfaces.
  • USB Viewer: Permits playback (without a PC) of presentations or display images stored as JPG files from a USB flash drive.
  • Wired Network Connection: Integrated RJ45 connection for quick connection to the LAN (10/100 base-T capability).
  • Wireless LAN (Optional): Allows you to transmit images from a PC wirelessly to the projector, eliminating the need for traditional cumbersome cables.
  • Powerful 16 W Speaker: provides the volume needed for medium to large rooms
  • Variable Audio Out: Adjusts the volume of an external speaker system using the projector's remote control.
  • Up to 20,000 hour lamp: reduces maintenance requirements and lowers total cost of ownership
  • ECO Mode™: Extends lamp life, lowers audible noise and power consumption, and reduces total cost of ownership.
  • Carbon Savings Meter: Calculates the positive effects of operating the projector in ECO Mode, which is encouraged by an optional message at startup. A green ECO Mode button on the remote control makes the switch easy.
  • 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
  • Crestron Roomview: Provides unified management, including the ability to switch the power on and off for multiple projectors connected to a network.
  • Quick Startup and Quick Power-Off: Allows users to begin presenting within 3 to 4 seconds and allows immediate power off with no cooling required after shutdown to ensure efficient energy usage.
  • AutoSense™: Intuitively syncs the projector with most computer signals and features one-touch image optimization.
  • Built-in MultiPresenter functionality: allows for screen sharing of up to 16 devices simultaneously via a wired or wireless connection (wireless requires NP05LM1). (Win, MAC, Android, iOS) (No Internet access or WAN required).
  • NaViSet Administrator 2: Free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of large scale projector deployments



Aspect Ratio 16x10
Native Resolution WUXGA 1920x1200
Maximum Resolution Up to WUXGA (1920x1200) with Advanced AccuBlend
Contrast Ratio (typical) 16,000:1

Synchronization Range

Horizontal (Analog/Digital) 15100 kHz (RGB: 24 kHz or over)
Vertical 50120 Hz

Signal Compatibility/Connectivity

SD/HD Video Signal Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
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 15pin D-sub
  • RGB1(digital): HDMI w/ HDCP (v2.0)
  • RGB2(digital): HDMI w/ HDCP (v2.0)
  • Video 1: RCA
  • Audio 1: Stereo Mini Jack
  • Audio 2: RCA (L/R)
Output Terminals
  • Audio: Stereo Mini Jack
  • Audio Out: Stereo Mini Jack

Power Consumption (typical)

On 315 W
Input Current 3.41.4A
Power Requirements 100240 V AC, 50/60 Hz

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxHxD)
Product: 13.6 x 4.5 x 11.2 in. (345 x 113.5 x 284.5 mm)
Shipping: 17.7 x 15.4 x 7.8 in. (450 x 390 x 200 mm)
Net Weight: 7.9 lbs. (3.6 kg)
Shipping: 11.0 lbs. (5.0 kg)

Environmental Conditions

Operating Temperature 41–104°F / 540°C
Operating Humidity 20 to 80% Humidity (Non-Condensing)
Storage Temperature 14122°F / -1050°C
Storage Humidity 20 to 90% Humidity (Non-Condensing)


Display Technology 0.64" LCD
Light Output (Lumens) 4,000 boost
Lamp Type 225 W AC
Light Source Life 10,000 hours normal / 20,000 hours eco
Screen Size (diagonal) 30  300 in. / 0.76  7.62 m
Throw Ratio 1.2  2.0:1
Projection Distance 2.6  42.3 ft. / 0.8  12.9 m
Projector Angle 7° tele / 0  11° wide (at 60")
Zoom: 1.6x
Focus: Manual
F/stop: 1.5 – 2.08
Focal length: 17.2 – 27.7 mm

Lens Adjustment Functions

Manual focus, zoom
Keystone Correction ±30° horizontal (manual)
±30° vertical (manual + auto)


Installation Orientation Floor/Front, Floor/Rear, Ceiling/Front, Ceiling/Rear
Fan Noise 37 dB (ECO mode Off), 29 dB (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
  • Wireless LAN Adapter (NP05LM1)
  • Replacement Lamp (NP47LP)
  • Replacement Remote Control (RMT-PJ39)
  • Custom Ceiling Mount (MP300CM)
  • Carry Case (NP402CASE)

Limited Warranty (parts & labor)

Registered owners receive a 3-year parts and labor warranty including InstaCare next business day exchange. The lamp is covered for one year or 1,000 hours, whichever comes first.