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Fast, slim and sexy: Mitsubishi Electric introduces slim-line 8ms monitors

  • 01 August, 2005 08:38

<p>SYDNEY 1 August, 2005 – Australian gamers can look forward to a better viewing experience, with Mitsubishi Electric today introducing its new range of Diamond Digital slim-line TFT LCD monitors, with a fast 8ms response rate. The range includes the 17” DV177 and the 19” DV197.</p>
<p>Designed in Australia in order to best meet consumer demands, these monitors are Mitsubishi Electric’s flagship range. The 8ms response rate is ideal for gaming, meaning no annoying pixel lag with the latest visually complex games. This is combined with a super slim bezel, so that viewers can see all the action, without a bulky monitor taking up too much space, as well as high brightness and contrast levels.</p>
<p>“We’ve made aesthetics and visual appearance a key priority when designing these new monitors. As well as being suited for gaming purposes, all consumers can benefit from the state-of-the-art technology, with the excellent response rate reducing the flicker that so often accompanies LCD screens,” said Richard Freggi, General Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Australia Digital Electronics.</p>
<p>The ergonomically friendly height and angle adjustable stand on the DV177 and DV197 monitors allow the user to position the screen for optimum viewing, accessibility and comfort. They are compatible with both Windows and Macintosh operating systems, as well as having dual signal inputs (DVI Digital and Analogue). The new monitors are available in beige and silver/black.</p>
<p>Because nobody wants their work or playtime to be interrupted by technical difficulties, the monitors come with Mitsubishi Electric’s three-year limited onsite warranty, with a loan monitor available while the product is repaired.</p>
<p>Availability and Pricing</p>
<p>The monitors are in stores now, with a 20” model to be introduced later in the year.</p>
<p>DV177/DV177SB RRP $499.00</p>
<p>DV197/DV197SB RRP $699.00</p>
<p>All Diamond Digital monitors are available from Mitsubishi Electric Australia. For further information please go to: http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com.au/.</p>
<p>DV 177 Specifications</p>
<p>Display Characteristics</p>
<p>Display Type 17“ active matrix Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display</p>
<p>Viewable Diagonal Area 43.2 cm / 17”</p>
<p>Display Area (Horizontal x Vertical) 337.9 x 270.3 mm</p>
<p>Native (Maximum) Resolution 1280 x 1024 pixels</p>
<p>Colour Depth 16.7 million colours</p>
<p>Contrast Ratio 700:1 (typical)</p>
<p>Brightness 300 cd/m² (typical)</p>
<p>Response Time 8 ms (maximum)</p>
<p>Viewing Angle (Left/Right, Up/Down) ±75°, +75°/-60° (typical)</p>
<p>Dot Pitch 0.264 mm (Horizontal and Vertical)</p>
<p>User Interface</p>
<p>Controls Mains power switch, Power on LED, 4 buttons to control On-Screen Display.</p>
<p>On-Screen Display Functions Contrast, Brightness, Vert. &amp; Hor. Image Position, OSD Timeout, Phase, Pixel Clock, Colour Temperature, OSD Hor. &amp; Vert. Position, Reset, Information, Choice of language (6 language OSD), Auto, Input Select, &amp; Exit</p>
<p>Preset Colour Temperatures 6500K, 9300K, and User.</p>
<p>Microprocessor Controlled Graphics 15 preset graphics modes</p>
<p>Input Signal</p>
<p>Horizontal Frequency 30 – 83 kHz multi-frequency</p>
<p>Vertical Frequency (Refresh Rate) 55 - 75 Hz</p>
<p>Video Signal RGB analog (Positive &amp; Negative polarity) and Digital TDMS</p>
<p>0.7 Vpp/75 Ohm</p>
<p>Synchronisation TTL – separate and Digital TMDS</p>
<p>Signal Connection Analogue (15-pin mini D-sub cable) and DVI-digital</p>
<p>Plug &amp; Play DDC-2Bi - Compatible with Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP and Me</p>
<p>Physical Characteristics</p>
<p>Maximum Power Consumption 45 Watts</p>
<p>≤ 2 Watts in power saving mode</p>
<p>Power Management VESA DPMS, Energy Star</p>
<p>Operating Voltage (AC Adapter) Automatic switched mode power supply</p>
<p>100 – 240 Vac, 50 - 60 Hz</p>
<p>Operating Voltage (Monitor) 12 V DC</p>
<p>Dimensions (W x H x D) 367mm x 384mm x 246mm</p>
<p>Weight 5 kg</p>
<p>Base Tilt -5º / +90º</p>
<p>Base swivel 0º</p>
<p>Operating Temperature 5 °C - 35 °C</p>
<p>Operating Air Humidity 10% - 85%, non-condensing</p>
<p>Regulatory Certification</p>
<p>Safety AS/NZS 60950</p>
<p>EMI/EMC AS/NZS CISPR22:2002 (C-Tick)</p>
<p>Other ISO 13406-2, MPR-II. Compliant with the Emission, ergonomic and energy requirements of TCO’03.</p>
<p>DV197 Specifications*
Display Characteristics</p>
<p>Display Type 19“ active matrix Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display</p>
<p>Viewable Diagonal Area 48 cm / 19”</p>
<p>Display Area (Horizontal x Vertical) 376.3 x 301 mm</p>
<p>Native (Maximum) Resolution 1280 x 1024 pixels</p>
<p>Colour Depth 16.2 million colours</p>
<p>Contrast Ratio 550:1 (typical)</p>
<p>Brightness 270 cd/m² (typical)</p>
<p>Response Time 8 ms (maximum)</p>
<p>Viewing Angle (Left/Right, Up/Down) ±70°, +70°/-60° (typical)</p>
<p>Dot Pitch 0.294 mm (Horizontal and Vertical)</p>
<p>User Interface</p>
<p>Controls Mains power switch, Power on LED, 4 buttons to control On-Screen Display.</p>
<p>On-Screen Display Functions Contrast, Brightness, Vert. &amp; Hor. Image Position, OSD Timeout, Phase, Pixel Clock, Colour Temperature, OSD Hor. &amp; Vert. Position, Reset, Information, Choice of language (6 language OSD), Auto, Input Select, &amp; Exit</p>
<p>Preset Colour Temperatures 6500K, 9300K, and User.</p>
<p>Microprocessor Controlled Graphics 15 preset graphics modes</p>
<p>Input Signal</p>
<p>Horizontal Frequency 30 – 83 kHz multi-frequency</p>
<p>Vertical Frequency (Refresh Rate) 55 - 75 Hz</p>
<p>Video Signal RGB analog (Positive &amp; Negative polarity) and Digital TDMS</p>
<p>0.7 Vpp/75 Ohm</p>
<p>Synchronisation TTL – separate and Digital TMDS</p>
<p>Signal Connection Analogue (15-pin mini D-sub cable) and DVI-digital</p>
<p>Plug &amp; Play DDC-2B - Compatible with Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP and Me</p>
<p>Physical Characteristics</p>
<p>Maximum Power Consumption 50 Watts</p>
<p>≤ 2 Watts in power saving mode</p>
<p>Power Management VESA DPMS, Energy Star</p>
<p>Operating Voltage (AC Adapter) Automatic switched mode power supply</p>
<p>100 – 240 Vac, 50 - 60 Hz</p>
<p>Operating Voltage (Monitor) 12 V DC</p>
<p>Dimensions (W x H x D) 406mm x 415mm x 249mm</p>
<p>Weight 6.0 kg</p>
<p>Base Tilt -5º / +90º</p>
<p>Base swivel 0º</p>
<p>Operating Temperature 0 °C - 40 °C</p>
<p>Operating Air Humidity 15% - 90%, non-condensing</p>
<p>Regulatory Certification</p>
<p>Safety AS/NZS 60950</p>
<p>EMI/EMC AS/NZS CISPR22:2002 (C-Tick)</p>
<p>Other ISO 13406-2, MPR-II. Compliant with the Emission, ergonomic and energy requirements of TCO’03.</p>
<p>*Specifications are subject to change without notice</p>
<p>About Mitsubishi Electric Australia
With more than 30 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products to both corporate clients and general consumers, Mitsubishi Electric Australia is a recognised leader in the marketing and sales of electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy and transportation. The company has offices in the major states and recorded total revenue of $228 million in the year ended March 31, 2005.</p>
<p>For more information about Mitsubishi Electric Australia visit www.MitsubishiElectric.com.au</p>
<p>- ENDS -</p>
<p>For further information, please contact:</p>
<p>Natalie Connor</p>
<p>Tel: +61 (0)2 9956 5733</p>
<p>Mobile: +61 (0)417 259 054</p>
<p>E-mail: natalie.connor@text100.com.au</p>

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