NEC Display Solutions of America as added two new models to its E Series, the 46-inch E461 and 55-inch E551.
This raises NEC’s affordable professional displays to a broad range of sizes from 32-inch to 55-inch displays. NEC says that these entry-level LCD displays provide users with a cost-effective solution for retail stores, waiting rooms and conference rooms.
The E461 and E551 include the following features:
. Full high-definition 1080p resolution of 1920 x 1080
. Up to 5000:1 typical contrast ratio
. Low power consumption of 210W (E461) and 240W (E551)
. 120Hz refresh rate for optimal video content
. Full connectivity with 4 HDMI inputs, Analog RGB, S-Video, Composite Video
. Built-in closed captioning, which enables users to display text information for the hearing impaired
. Built-in ATSC/NTSC/QAM analog/digital tuner
. Built-in low profile 12W stereo speakers
. Built-in swivel stand, which is detachable for wall mount applications
. Integrated CONEQ Sound technology, which allows users to set and correct acoustical sound output to compensate for different settings
. Multiple picture modes, which adjust the picture appearance for optimum viewing experience
. Advanced video settings, which ensure source material is displayed properly and accurately
. JPEG Viewer, which allows users to view images and set slide shows through a USB device
. Backlight adjust, which allows users to customize the backlight strength, enabling longer display life and lower power consumption
. Parental control (V-Chip Function), which allows users to block programs based on their rating category
. Input labeling, which allows users to assign labels to various inputs within the onscreen display (OSD)
The E461 and E551 will be available for August 2010 shipment at an estimated street price of $999 and $1,499, respectively. Both displays are backed with NEC’s professional-level one-year parts and labor warranty, including the backlight.