NC-X900
NC-X900 is the flagship model of Vivitek’s latest NovoConnect series, which provides cost-effective and hassle-free solutions for easy collaboration and engaging meetings
  • Wireless presentation from laptops, tablets, and phones, with built-in support of AirPlay® , Google Cast™ and Miracast® for Windows 10
  • Connect up to 64 users; display up to four windows simultaneously on one screen
  • On-screen annotation and remote annotation (AirNote)
  • AES-256 encryption to safe guard data security
  • Network-based remote management and maintenance software for ease of deployment
  • 4K display output
  • One HDMI input to facilitate easy integration with other video sources
  • PoE (Power over Ethernet) for easy deployment
Model Number NovoConnect NC-X900
Product Compatibility Projectors or displays with HDMI input
CPU Processor Multi-Core High-Performance ARM® CPU
Display Resolutions 720p (1280 x 720)@50/60Hz, 1080p (1920 x 1080)@ 50/60Hz,, UHD-4K (3840 x 2160)@ 30/50/60Hz,
Output Orientation Landscape
Memory/Storage Expansion RAM DDR3 4GB
Internal Storage 16GB (eMMC Flash)
Externa microSD Card Slot (Up to 32GB), USB Type A & C Flash Drive (Up to 32GB)
Connectivity Input USB2.0 Type A (x1), USB Type C (x1), HDMI-In v1.4, microSD Slot, Line-In (3.5mm), RS-232 (3.5mm), RJ45 (PoE PD), Power Input (5V/3A)
Output HDMI-Out v2.0, Audio-Out (3.5mm)
Internet (Ethernet) RJ45 (x1) (10/100/1000 Mbps (Compatible PoE Powered Device))
Wireless Wifi 2 x 802.11 ac/b/g/n (2.4GHz & 5GHz Frequency Bands), 2T2R))
Bluetooth V4.1
Wifi Sharing Modes Hotspot Mode Up to 8 participants
Client Mode Up to 64 participants
Miracast® 1 participant for Miracast® , up to 63 participants via network
LED Indicator Green (System Power On), Blue (Network Activity), Red (System Stand By)
Button Reset
Screen Mirroring (Multi-Platform OS Application Support) Windows® , Mac® , Android™, iOS, Chrome (Book)
Accessories Standard AC Power Adapter (Depends on Region), USB Power Cable, HDMI Cable, RF Remote Control, Mounting Kit
Power Supply/Consumption (AC Adapter) 100 ~ 240 V AC, 50/60Hz, DC Output: 5V/3A, 15W
Available Color Black
Security Solutions AES-256 Encryption, Kensington® Security Slot
Weight 446g (15.7oz)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 196mm x 140mm x 28.9mm (7.7' x 5.5' x 1.1')
Title Version Type Size   Download
NC-X900 Datasheet 06/2020 pdf 0.41 MB
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the storage capacity available for user content?
A1. The following table is a good summary of these information.
Internet Storage
(Available for Users)
microSD Card
(max.)
USB Drive
(max.)
NovoDS Mini 8GB
(4.8GB)
32GB FAT32 / NTFS / EXFAT
NovoDS 8GB
(4.8GB)
32GB FAT32 / NTFS / EXFAT
NovoDS4k 32GB
(26.2GB)
32GB FAT32 / NTFS / EXFAT
NC-X700 16GB
(10.7GB)
32GB FAT32 / NTFS
NC-X900 16GB
(10.7GB)
32GB FAT32 / NTFS
NovoDisplay 16GB
(11.1GB)
32GB FAT32 / NTFS
NovoTouch EK 16GB
(9.7GB)
N/A FAT32 / NTFS
NovoTouch LK 16GB
(9.3GB)
32GB FAT32
Some notes on media formats, video decoding capabilities, social media, offline webpage content, and others.
A2.

1. No limit on how many Twitter widgets are used in one page.
2. “Instagram” widgets in any given playlist must share the same Instagram account.
3. “Facebook” widgets in any given playlist must share the same Facebook account.
4. Only one of “USB Camera”, “HDMI IN widgets can exist in any given page
5. "Video Decoding" is the max amount of video widgets that can exist in one page. (Video widgets include “YouTube”, “IP Streaming”, “Social Media (play video)” and “Media” (with video clips).
Note: No more than one YouTube widget can exist in one page.
6. The following table is a good summary of other information.

Media
(Media Formats)
Media
(Max File Size)
Video Decoding Web Page
(Max File Size for Offline Content)
Text – Local Text
(Max Length)
HDMI-In
NovoDS Mini Pictures: png, jpg, jpeg, bmp
Video: mp4, wmv, 3gp, avi, mov
Audio: mp3
Others: pdf, ppt, pptx
2GB Single 1080@30fps 1GB 512 N/A
NovoDS 2GB Single 4K@30fps 1GB 512 N/A
NovoDS4k 4GB Single 4K@30fps 4GB 512 1
NC-X700 4GB Single 4K@60fps
Dual 4K@30fps
2GB 512 N/A
NC-X900 4GB Single 4K@60fps
Dual 4K@30fps
Quad 1080p@30fps
2GB 512 1
NovoDisplay 4GB Single 4K@60fps
Dual 1080@30fps
2GB 512 N/A
NovoTouch EK 4GB Single 4K@60fps 2GB 512 N/A
NovoTouch LK 4GB Single 4K@60fps
Dual 4K@30fps
Quad 720p@30fps
2GB 512 N/A
Some notes on the length of naming and text strings.
A3. The following table is a good summary of these information.

Playlist name Playlist folder name Device name Schedule name Announcement name Media library folder name Description
NovoDS Mini 32 32 20 32 32 32 255
NovoDS 32 32 20 32 32 32 255
NovoDS4k 32 32 20 32 32 32 255
NC-X700 32 32 20 32 32 32 255
NC-X900 32 32 20 32 32 32 255
NovoDisplay 32 32 20 32 32 32 255
NovoTouch EK 32 32 20 32 32 32 255
NovoTouch LK 32 32 20 32 32 32 255
Notes
Only alphanumeric are allowed
Some notes on screen orientation and layout options.
A4. The following table is a good summary of these information.

Screen Orientaion Landscape Screen Orientaion Portrait LayoutGrid LayoutFlexible
NovoDS Mini Yes Yes Yes No
NovoDS Yes Yes Yes Yes
NovoDS4k Yes Yes Yes Yes
NC-X700 Yes Yes Yes Yes
NC-X900 Yes Yes Yes Yes
NovoDisplay Yes No Yes Yes
NovoTouch EK Yes No Yes Yes
NovoTouch LK Yes No Yes Yes
How to display Google Docs?
Google Docs are becoming more and more popular due to its Office-like editing features, online collaborative capability, and ease of sharing and publication. NovoDS fully supports Google Docs with its Webpage widget.

1) On the Google Docs – Obtain the “published” web link of the “Google Docs” document

a. Open the “Google Docs” document you want to show on NovoDS

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b. Click on menu “File → Publish to the web” and a dialog will prompt you for options to publish this document.

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c. Choose option “Link” and then click on button “Publish”.

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d. Copy the web link (URL) for later use in NovoDS Studio or NovoDS Cloud

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2) On the NovoDS Studio (or NovoDS Cloud) – Apply the web link to a Webpage widget

a. Create a new playlist

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b. Create a Webpage widget

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c. Paste the web link (URL) you have from Step (1.d) to this Webpage widget

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d. Save your playlist and this is all you need to do.

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How to show PowerPoint documents?
1) Convert PowerPoint documents to MP4 or WMV video clips. This can be done via “Save as” menu item in PowerPoint software. The biggest benefit is that, the animation effects in your original PowerPoint documents will be preserved completely. The downside is that it may take a few minutes to complete the conversion.

2) Convert PowerPoint documents to JPEG images. This can be done via “Save as” menu item in PowerPoint software. This can be done in a few seconds (fast). The biggest drawback is, the animation effects in your original PowerPoint documents disappear.

3) Upload PowerPoint documents to Google Docs and then publish it as a web link. Here are the steps to do so

a. Start a new presentation at Google Docs
b. Click on menu “File → Open” and then choose “Upload”.
c. When prompted for the upload, select the PowerPoint document you want to publish
d. Then, follow the steps described in Q5 and you will be able to watch the PowerPoint document on NovoDS in a couple minutes.

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How to set up Remote Media or Remote Text?
FTP

The following info are necessary for accessing FTP folder.
• Port number (default value is 21)
• Path (including IP address and folder path)
• Username and password

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Samba

The following info are necessary for accessing Samba folder.
• Path (including IP address and folder path)
• Username and password

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Dropbox

By Account
Step 1. Log into your Dropbox and copy the name of the folder for NovoDS display (e.g. “SharedContent”)

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Step 2. Enter the Dropbox folder name (e.g. “SharedContent”) and your username.

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Step 3. Once a NovoDS device starts playing your playlist, you will be prompted to log into your Dropbox account. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete this process

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By Public Link
Step 1. Log into your Dropbox. Right click on the folder for NovoDS display (e.g. “SharedContent”) and select “Share with Dropbox”. The public link is copied to your Clipboard.

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Step 2. In NovoDS Studio, select “Public Link” and paste the public link to the input field. Once a NovoDS device starts the playback, no log-in is required at the device.

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OneDrive

Step 1. Log into your OneDrive and copy the name of the folder for NovoDS display (e.g. “SharedContent”)

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Step 2. Enter the OneDrive folder name (e.g. “SharedContent”) and your username.

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Step 3. Once a NovoDS device starts playing your playlist, you will be prompted to log into your OneDrive account. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete this process.

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Google Drive

By Account
Step 1. Log into your Google Drive and copy the name of the folder for NovoDS display (e.g. “SharedContent”)

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Step 2. Enter the Google Drive folder name (e.g. “SharedContent”) and your username.

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Step 3. Once a NovoDS device starts playing your playlist, you will be prompted to log into your Google Drive account. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete this process.

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By Public Link
Step 1. Log into your Google Drive. Right click on the folder for NovoDS display (e.g. “SharedContent”) and select “Get shareable link”. The public link is copied to your Clipboard.


Step 2. In NovoDS Studio, select “Public Link” and paste the public link to the input field. Once a NovoDS device starts the playback, no log-in is required at the device.

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HTML5 performance on NovoDS devices.
A9. All NovoDS devices support HTML5 through widget “Webpage”, which not only can be used to display webpages on the Internet, but also enables users to develop interactive signage applications (e.g. kiosks). The following table summarizes the performance of all NovoDS models. You may use it as a guide to choose the right model for your applications

Model Scores by HTML5test.com Chromium Engine
NovoDS Mini 354 Version 30
NovoDS 499 Version 53
NovoDS4k 499 Version 53
NC-X700 516 Version 79
NC-X900 516 Version 79
NovoDisplay 513 Version 79
NovoTouch EK1 505 Version 61
NovoTouch LK1 505 Version 61
NovoTouch EK2 502 Version 58
NovoTouch LK2 505 Version 61