NEC NP-ME453X 4500 Lumens XGA LCD Projector

XGA LCD, 4500 Lumen, 1.7x zoom, 10,000/20,000 hour lamp projector – Dual HDMI, MultiPresenter, 7.1 lbs., 3 Year Warranty (Suggested Replacement Model for the NP-ME402X)



Enjoy bright, clear images in your classroom with the NEC NP-ME453X 4500-Lumen XGA Education LCD Projector. Its 4500 lumens of brightness can overcome ambient light in most classroom settings, while its 16,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio can help ensure discernible detail in most images. The projector’s native XGA 1024 x 768 resolution is suitable for most video and file formats.

The NP-ME453X has VGA, composite video, and two HDMI inputs to support most input types, plus an analog audio input and built-in 16W speaker that will provide audio for your video. The 1.3 to 2.2:1 throw ratio and 1.7x zoom allow you to place the projector near the back of the room in most cases. It is controllable via Ethernet, RS-232, the included IR remote control, or various control software options.


MultiPresenter is application software that lets you display your device’s screen (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) on the projector via wired or wireless LAN. MultiPresenter is free and available on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. MultiPresenter enables you to display real-time images with your device’s internal camera, or web pages on your in combination with a file sharing application.

USB Viewer

This permits computer-free playback of presentations or display images stored as JPG files from a USB flash drive.

Built-In Speaker

The built-in 16W speaker provides the volume needed for large rooms.

Dual HDMI Inputs with HDCP

Ensure quick switching between presentations and simultaneous digital connections of HD sources like Blu-ray Disc players, cable/satellite boxes, and more with two HDMI inputs.

ECO Mode

This power mode extends lamp life, lowers audible noise, and reduces total cost of ownership.

Crestrom RoomView

This optional software provides unified management, including the ability to switch the power on and off for multiple projectors connected to a network.

Built-In Wall Color Correction

Presets provide for adaptive color tone correction to display properly on non-white surfaces.


This function intuitively syncs the projector with most computer signals and features one-touch image optimization.

Variable Audio Out

The variable audio output adjusts the volume of an external speaker system using the projector’s remote control.

Carbon Savings Meter

This feature 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.

Cornerstone Correction

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.

Wired Network Connection

The integrated RJ45 connection provides quick connection to your LAN with 10/100Base-T capability.

Advanced AccuBlend

This ensures detailed images when non-native resolution sources are connected to the projector.

Quick Start and Direct Power Off

These functions improve efficiency and can help lower power consumption. You can begin presenting within four seconds and immediately power the projector off with no cooling required after shutdown to ensure efficient energy usage.

Enhanced Security Settings

These settings help prevent unauthorized access, image adjustments, and theft.

Optional Wireless LAN

With an optional adapter, you can transmit images from a computer to the projector wirelessly, eliminating the need for traditional cumbersome cables.

Additional Features
LED technology for brilliant, colorful, and engaging images in any learning environment
Digital keystone and cornerstone correction ensure the image fills your screen properly from almost any angle
NaViSet Administrator 2 is a free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of large-scale projector deployments
Projection angle of 0 to 9° in telephoto mode; 0 to 10° in wide mode at 60″

NEC ME453X Specs
Image Display
Display System 0.63″ LCD
Native Chip Resolution 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Supported Resolutions Maximum: WUXGA – 1920 x 1200
Max Brightness 4500 Lumens
Aspect Ratio Native: 4:3
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 16,000:1
Scan Horizontal: 15 to 100 kHz
Vertical: 50 to 120 Hz
Focus Manual
Lens f/1.7 – 2.2 (f = 17.4 – 29 mm)
Optical Zoom Manual: 1.7x
Throw Distance 2.6 – 42.3′ / 0.8 – 12.9 m
Throw Ratio 1.3 to 2.2:1
Projection Size 30 – 300″ / 76.2 – 762.0 cm
Keystone Correction Manual-Horizontal: ± 30°
Auto / Manual-Vertical: ± 30°
Supported HDR Input Formats None
Multi-Input Support (PIP/PBP) Not Specified by Manufacturer
Ceiling Mountable Yes
Rear Screen Projection Yes
Built-In Speaker Yes
Speaker Power 16W
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs/Outputs 2 x HDMI (HDMI Type-A) Audio, Video Input
1 x VGA (DE-15/DB-15) Video Input
1 x VGA (DE-15/DB-15) Video Output
1 x Composite (RCA) Video Input
1 x 2RCA Audio Input
1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm Mini Audio Input
1 x Ethernet (1/8″ / 3.5 mm Mini) Audio Output
1 x Ethernet (RJ45) LAN
1 x USB 2.0 (USB Type-A) Data, LAN
1 x USB 2.0 (USB Type-B) Service Input
1 x RS-232 (DE-9/DB-9) Control Input
HDCP Support Version 2.0
Wireless LAN / Wi-Fi No, Optional Adapter Available
Light Source Lamp
Lamp Power 240 W
Expected Lamp Life Full Brightness: 8000 Hours
Medium Brightness: 10,000 Hours
Low Brightness: 20,000 Hours
Fan Noise Full Brightness: 37 dB
Low Brightness: 29 dB
Supported Photo File Types JPG
AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption Standby Mode (Lamp Off): 0.5 W
Operating Temperature 41 to 104°F / 5 to 40°C
Storage Temperature 14 to 122°F / -10 to 50°C
Operating Humidity 20 to 80%
Dimensions (W x H x D) 13.6 x 4.3 x 10.3″ / 345.0 x 108.4 x 261.0 mm
Weight 7.1 lb / 3.2 kg

Additional information

Weight 7.1 lbs
Dimensions 13.6 × 4.3 × 10.3 in




Native Resolution

XGA (1024 x 768)