Planar Systems Inc.
has announced a new line of flat-panel monitors in 15-, 17- and 19-inch designs.
The US$339 15-inch PQ150 is designed for education and training purposes. It features a folding desk stand that you can push back on the top of the display’s bezel, rotating the screen parallel to the ceiling and lowering it to the desk. The PQ150 has a 350:1 contrast ratio, 250 Nit brightness level and a VGA connector.
The $509 17-inch PQ170 offers a 16-millisecond response time and is built for multiple-monitor or wall-mounted installations. It also comes with the foldable desk stand. The PQ170 provides a 400:1 contrast ratio, 250 Nit brightness level and a VGA connector.
The $739 19-inch PQ191 boasts a 700:1 contrast ratio, DVI compatibility (as well as VGA), and a 360-degree swivel base. It also offers a two-port USB hub and a brightness rating of 300 Nit.
The PQ150 and PQ170 are available now; the PQ191 will be available on Aug. 29. All three monitors come with standard VESA wall-mount compatibility.