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Starting with the NC800, Sound Associates has been aligned with NEC since the beginning of their entry to the digital cinema market. They now offer a complete range of digital cinema solutions with the NC1200, NC2000 and NC3200 (2K and 4K models) and the recently introduced NC900.

NEC enjoys the largest installed base in the UK and Sound Associates has had particular success with the NC900 – a ground-breaking product that has proved popular with the independent cinema operators.


Designed for theatres with small screens, NEC’s NC1201L DLP cinema projector delivers an enhanced theatre experience with pristine images. With its S2K chip set from Texas Instruments®, the NC1201L is the latest in a line of compact lightweight laser based 2K DCI-certified digital cinema projector on the market. Its small size enables it to be installed in small projection booths within the theatre or transported for mobile applications. The all-in-one Integrated Media Server (IMS) with 2 TB RAID5 of storage offers versatile connectivity, while reducing the number of peripheral devices needed. The NC1201L features precise 2K (2048 x 1080) resolution, 3D capabilities and 3-chip DMD reflection method and is easy to operate with user-friendly accessibility and up to 20,000 hours of laser life for unsurpassed TCO.


  • Laser light source ensures no black screen.
  • Approximately 20,000* hours of expected usage of the laser and DMD (depends on environmental conditions).
  • 3D content utilises the projector's full 2K resolution and triple flash technology for smooth motion.
  • Complete line of (5) bayonet-style lenses with electronic zoom, focus and lens shift and lens memory. 
  • Direct selection buttons for eight stored projector configurations.
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