NEC brings 4K laser technology to cinema

NEC brings 4K laser technology to cinema
Published: 19 April 2017 - 6:08 a.m.
By: David Ndichu

NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced the availability of the new flagship NC3540LS cinema projector with IPG Photonics’ fibre laser light source, a 4K RGB laser projector with a wide colour space (Rec 2020) for cinemas with large screens up to 32 metres width.

The new NC3540LS projector delivers 35,000 lumens brightness, high resolution and colour performance, and represents the latest advances in laser light source technology for the cinema industry.

Adarsh Nair, business development manager at NEC Display Solutions Middle East, commented: “The most essential element in the cinema business model is creating an outstanding visual experience for the cinemagoers whilst maximising a projector’s chargeable operation and minimising downtime. Thanks to the speckle-free RGB laser light as well as the 4K resolution, the NC3540LS cinema projector provides the best visual and immersive cinematic experiences, giving cinemagoers detail-rich and vibrant images even for 3D movies. Additionally, the laser light source technology ensures the NC3540LS cinema projector is robust against failure. It offers reduced downtime, high reliability, maintenance free operation and resulting in significantly lower maintenance efforts.”

In addition to these benefits, the NC3540LS offers better flexibility for tailor made solutions. The projector head is connected via fibre cable to the light source system, giving cinemas the flexibility to install their projector head independently whilst benefitting from reduced fan noise. Furthermore, the high brightness level is further scalable from 30 to 100 per cent, as well as supporting stacking options to double the brightness output. This makes the projector an ideal choice when securing bright images for 2D and moreover 3D movies or different screen sizes.

The projector also comes with a wide range of connectivity options. These allow cinemas to also use the projector for non-cinematic activities such as company presentations or gaming events. Overall, the NC3540LS projector is ideal for larger and special cinema screens, theme parks, rental and staging, virtual reality and industrial design.

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