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NEC Multisync VT540

NEC Multisync VT540
alaScore 73

14 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of NEC Multisync VT540. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The image quality is also appreciated.

image quality, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the NEC Multisync VT540 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of NEC Multisync VT540 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Reviews about the usability and image quality are overall positive.

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This summary is based on the products: NEC MultiSync VT540 Lightweight ProjectorNEC MultiSync VT540 Lightweight Projector

Jul, 2018

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NEC Multisync VT540


The NEC MultiSync VT540 has the lowest street price of any of the 6- to 10-pound projectors in this group. It's not as bright as some of the others, and it's missing some features, but it has excellent image quality, which is ultimately the most...

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Apr, 2001

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NEC MultiSync VT540


UPDATE: This has been a great projector during its life, but it has been replaced by the Panasonic LC75U on our "currently recommended" list. (see home page)

The VT540 combines outstanding array of high-performance features that make it an ideal selection for home theater enthusiasts in this budget range. It is highly recommended as the best performer on the market for those with budgets under $4,000

Jan, 2001

Product Specifications

The easy-setup, one-touch projector is here! Just plug in and project in 3 seconds flat. Use it on the road or in your conference room. With 1000 ANSI lumens and up to SXGA compatibility, the hardest part of your presentation is finding the outlet. Good-bye confusing menus and time-consuming adjustments - just touch a button and present. NEC Technologies MultiSync projectors are an ease to operate with exclusive one-touch technologies. AutoSense reads the incoming image, locks it in, optimizes it and displays it in just three seconds. Advanced AccuBlend offers unmatched source compatibility and reduced projector obsolescence by automatically adjusting the image size and accurately displaying non-native resolution sources. The new MultiSync VT440 and VT540 yield to any presentation situation. At just 8.6 pounds they are ultra-portable for traveling and bright enough for a brilliant, lights-on presentation in any room. VORTEX Technology is only available with NEC's MultiSync VT440 and VT540. VORTEX Technology offers dramatically improved image quality, providing realistic video display with improved color, depth, and detail.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:1000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:300:1/400:1
Max Image Size:7.6m / 760cm/762cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:12m
Min Image Size:0.6m / 60cm/63.5cm
Min Screen Distance:1.2m
Type:LCD projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NEC MultiSync

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)
Bulb type:Metal halide

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty /3 years warranty

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / PAL / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Composite video / RGB / S-Video