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Viewsonic have just complimented their range of LCDs with the introduction of their VX2739wm display, said to be the first 27" full HD monitor to market with a 1ms response time.
Along with the speedy response time, the monitor has a 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and ECO mode for energy savings of up to 35%. It includes connectivity options for HDMI, DVI and D-Sub and also has a built-in 4-port USB hub. There are speakers implemented as well which provide 'SRS Premium Sound'.
The VX2739wm is now commercially available pretty much everywhere (Newegg, Amazon etc.) for an MSRP of $349 U.S. with a three year limited warranty.
NEC has pulled the wraps of a new LCD for computer users that are perfect for the professional who needs excellent color reproduction. The new LCD is called the MultiSync PA271W and is set to ship this month.
The LCD has a resolution of 2560 x 1440 and uses a 10-bit p-IPS panel with 14-bit programmable 3D lookup tables. The screen can show 1.07 billion colors out of a pallet of 4.3 trillion when using a 10-bit DisplayPort connection.
The screen will also be offered with SpectraViewII color calibration solution. The screen alone will cost $1399 and the screen with the color calibration system will sell for $1649.
Our Deal of the Day today is the Staples - 21.5" Widescreen eMachines E211H BB 1080p LCD Monitor for $119.98 with FREE Next Business Day Delivery!.
Offer: $119.98 buys you this 21.5" LCD monitor with 1920 x 1080 resolution, 50,000:1 dynamic contrast, 300 cd/m2 brightness, 5ms response, VGA input, and a 1 year warranty. FREE next business day delivery is good on this purchase too, if available in your local area, otherwise ground shipping is FREE.
In our most recent poll, we asked our readers how many monitors they you use with their main computer. We have had almost 2,000 people vote on the poll and the numbers are in for us to go over and examine.
Among TweakTown readers and without too many surprises here, 57% use one monitor with their main computer setup. 32% use two monitors.
With the introduction of multi-screen gaming, we thought the following numbers would have been a little higher, but we can see that just 7% of our readers use three monitors and only 1% use four. We have some readers with certain monitor fetishes and 3% of them use five monitors or more!
For the actual numbers, go here.
In our latest poll, we want to know, What do you think of our new design refresh? Let us know! Please go here to vote!
I am a fan of home theater gear and gaming on a big screen. I would like to have a projector in the living room to get a really big picture, but the room isn't big enough. If you have a big room and want, a big picture Sanyo has introduced a new projector that might be perfect for you.
The projector is the PLV-Z4000 and it will ship in late May for $2495. For that much money, you get a projector with 3LCD tech supporting a 120Hz refresh rate. The contrast ratio is 65,000:1 for deep blacks.
The projector has 1200 ANSI lumens of brightness and supports 1080p 24 fps technology. Connectivity includes two HDMI 1.3b ports, component, D-Sub, and composite.
Rumors have been circulating this week that claim the next generation iPad will sport an OLED screen. Those rumors are hard to believe considering the price of the screens today. LG Display announced today that it would be expanding its OLED making capacity.
Interestingly LG Display is a provider for screens to Apple. LG Display will be investing $225.7 million to triple its OLED capacity.
This dovetails nicely with the Apple rumors. Higher capacity should mean lower prices assuming yields are decent. LG Display also plans to have a 30-inch OLED screen by the middle of 2011.
Today we hooked up with the Taiwan PR people for Qualcomm in Taipei City and got a look an upcoming prototype device from Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, that uses its impressive direct-view MEMS display mirasol display technology for mobile devices.
Qualcomm says that the technology inspiration is learned from natures own butterfly wings. They say that, "the complex structure on butterfly winds can reflect light so that specific wavelengths interfere with each other to generate the purest and most vibrant color in the natural world." This is set to be the basic description of Qualcomm's mirasol display and the further you get into it and learn about it, the more interesting it becomes.
Luckily we had Nicole Scott on hand from Netbook News on hand to assist us as she attended a press briefing yesterday about the display that I was unable to attend. She gives us a close up look at the small prototype, which we were lucky enough to get our hands-on earlier today to see just how the technology works. Watch the video above!
I hear that Nicole is going to be writing up a technical brief on the technology next week, so stay tuned to Netbook News for that piece.
NEC has been unveiling lots of new displays for computers lately that are focused on saving energy for users. The company also has a full line of giant displays that are aimed at corporate and business use.
The latest in the line of big screen enterprise displays is the NEC P521. This screen measures 52-inches and has a 1920 x 1080 screen resolution. The contrast ratio is 2000:1 and the brightness is 700 cd/m2.
The display has tons of connectivity featuring Ethernet, DisplayPort, DVI-D, HDMI, component, composite, and lots more. It also has an integrated IP tuner and a QAM tuner in some models. An integrated scheduler allows the screen to turn it off when not needed. The display will ship this month for $2,999.
Hanns.G has just introduced a new 28-inch LCD to the European market dubbed the HZ281HPB. The display sports a black glossy trim and runs a native res of 1920x1200 with a 5ms response time, contrast ratio of 800:1 and brightness of 400cd/m2.
The monitor takes D-Sub, DVI and HDMI 1.3 inputs and has a couple 2W speakers integrated.
Hanns.G gives the HZ281HPB a three-year warranty at an MSRP of £279.
Deal of the Day: Dell Vostro 230 Slim with Intel Core 2 Duo, 3GB Memory, 320GB Hard Drive, DVD Burner, and 23" Samsung 1080p LCD Monitor for $479 plus just $8 Shipping
Our Deal of the Day today is the Dell Small Business - Dell Vostro 230 Slim with Intel Core 2 Duo, 3GB Memory, 320GB Hard Drive, DVD Burner, and 23" Samsung 1080p LCD Monitor for $479 plus just $8 Shipping!.
Offer: $479 after $376 instant discount gets you this Dell Vostro 230 slim tower desktop with 2.93Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 w/VT, 3GB DDR3 SDRAM 1333Mhz, 320GB 7200RPM HD, DVD+/-RW DL, Windows 7 Home Premium, a 1 year warranty, plus a 23" Samsung 2333SW 1080p LCD monitor. Expires 4/2/10 at 11pm CT.