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NEC Unleashes Two New 60-inch PlasmaSync Displays for both Digital Home Theatre and Commercial Applications

  • 24 November, 2006 09:16

<p>Sleek 60-inch PlasmaSync Displays Deliver Enhanced Performance for Digital Home Theatre and Commercial Applications Alike</p>
<p>SYDNEY – November 9, 2006 – Building off the success of nine years of the award-winning PlasmaSync brand of commercial and digital theatre plasma display products, NEC, today, announced the introduction of the new PlasmaSync 60XR5W 60-inch digital theatre plasma display designed for the most astute home theatre enthusiast and the PlasmaSync 60XM5W 60” professional grade plasma display designed with the corporate and public display application in mind. A powerful follow up to the 61XR4W and 61XM4W plasmas, these new displays provide enhanced digital processing, expanded connectivity and amazing flexibility for any viewing environment.</p>
<p>"NEC is delighted to release these new models with user-friendly features including greater connectivity, brighter images and upgraded audio,” said Steven Macdonald, national sales manager, NEC’s Visual Displays Division.</p>
<p>60XM5W Professional Plasma Display
The NEC 60XM5W PlasmaSync™ professional plasma display boasts an increase in contrast ratio greater than 350% over the previous model. The Crystal Clear Panel and Drive improves both brightness and contrast and also removes false contouring. The 60XM5W has a complete input panel including DVI with HDCP and wider signal support including 1080p and high resolution PC signals.</p>
<p>To allow easier control system setup this plasma is equipped with the new AMX Café Duet Protocol, enabling a plug and play system between the NEC plasma and the AMX controller. Other enhanced usability features added to the 60XM5W professional plasma include upgraded programmable timer with 10 separate timer functions, video wall capability including 1x5 and 5x1 matrixing and enhanced text ticker/insert function in both landscape and portrait mode.</p>
<p>60XR5W Home Theater Plasma Display
The new NEC 60XR5W Digital Theatre plasma display offers best in class image quality, with a completely new module displaying an increase in contrast, greater than 350% over the previous model. Even with the increase in contrast and brightness, the 60XR5W boasts an environmentally friendly low power consumption of 440W due to its new power efficient design. The 60XR5W's complete input panel includes dual HDMI with HDCP and greater signal support including 1080p and high resolution PC signals.</p>
<p>Other unique features added to the 60XR5W along with AMX Café Protocol, is enhanced picture in picture which allows two sources to be displayed on the screen at one time with multiple configurations and sizes available for both sources, and the highest number of built-in screensavers to protect your investment.</p>
<p>Pricing and Availability
The 60XR5W and 60XM5W are available now through NEC authorised PlasmaSync resellers and carry a recommend retail price of $14,999 (inc GST). Both models come standard with a three year warranty parts and labour.</p>
<p>NEC Australia Pty Ltd is a market leader in the distribution of MultiSync LCD monitors, MultiSync DLP and LCD projectors and PlasmaSync displays. NEC Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation Japan and has a network of sales and service offices across Australia.</p>
<p>For more information, call 131 632 or visit:</p>
<p>All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All prices listed are manufacturer's recommended retail price - actual price may vary.</p>
<p>High resolution product photography is available from NEC’s digital asset library at</p>
Michelle Hancox
Marketing Coordinator
+61 2 9877 2333 or 0409 362 029

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