At Macworld Expo in San Francisco
announced several new flat-screen CRT monitor lines.
Aimed at graphics professionals, the new NEC MultiSync Flat Professional (FP) monitors consist of the MultiSync FP955, MultiSync FP1355 and MultiSync FP1375X models, which replace the older FP950, FP1350X and FP1370 monitors.
The new series, expected to ship next month, offers new cabinet designs, shorter footprints, vertical cable connections to free up desktop real estate, and integrated USB hubs.
The MultiSync FP955 is a 19-inch (18-inch viewable) flat-screen CRT model with a .24 do pitch and maximum resolution of 1,920 x 1,440 pixels at 73Hz. The US$529 monitor offers dual analog connections with new DVI and standard 15-pin VGA connections.
The MultiSync FP1355 and MultiSync FP1375X are 22-inch models featuring a .24 dot pitch and maximum resolution of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels 75Hz. The $999 FP1355 has dual analog connections while the FP1375X, priced at $1,199, provides hookups for dual analog (DVI and 15-pin VGA) connections, as well as a digital input.
The company also showing the new Mitsubishi Diamond Pro 920 and Diamond Pro 2060U, 19- and 22-inch models, which replace the Diamond Pro 900U and Diamond Pro 2040U in the company’s product line. The new monitors feature a new cabinet design with shorter footprints and vertical cable attachments.
Now available for $479, the Diamond Pro 920 is a 19-inch flat-screen CRT model with a .24 dot pitch and a maximum resolution of 1,600 x 1,200 pixels at 85Hz. The 22-inch Diamond Pro 2060U has a 2,048 x 1,536-pixel maximum resolution at 75Hz, and a .24 dot pitch. Priced at $999 and now shipping the 2060U also has a self-powered USB hub.
NEC-Mitsubishi also announced an upgraded line of business-class CRT monitors, the NEC MultiSync Flat Enterprise Plus displays, which are now shipping.
The MultiSync FE700+ features a 17-inch (16-inch viewable) flat-screen CRT with a .25 dot pitch and a maximum resolution of 1,280 x 1,024 pixels at 70Hz. This model is available in a black or white cabinet color for a street price of $279. The $319 MultiSync FE700M+ is similar but includes a built-in speaker. The MultiSync FE750+, priced at $349 offers a maximum resolution of 1,600 x 1,200 pixels at 75Hz and a .25 dot pitch.
The $449 MultiSync FE950+ is a 19-inch model with a maximum resolution of 1,792 x 1,344 pixels at 68Hz and comes in either a black or white cabinet. The 22-inch (20 viewable) MultiSync FE1250+ has maximum resolution of 1,920 x 1,440 pixels at 72Hz, and a tighter .24 dot pitch. This model is priced at $899.