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NEC Display Solutions of America has announced the 24-inch MultiSync P242W-BK and P242W-BK-SV, entry-level professional desktop widescreen monitors with LED backlights.
The MultiSync P242W display (pictured joins the MultiSync P Series family, which features standard-gamut monitors designed for web, high-end desktop and photography. Its white LED-backlit AH-IPS panel only requires 29 watts of typical power while its ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the display’s brightness based on lighting conditions, says Art Marshall, product manager for Professional and Medical Displays at NEC Display Solutions.
The P242W offers an array of connectivity options with DisplayPort, DVI-D, HDMI and VGA inputs. Additionally, it’s USB with DisplaySync Pro feature can be used to operate two computers with only one keyboard and mouse.
The MultiSync P242W-BK-SV features hardware color calibration using the NEC SpectraViewII color calibration solution. The kit, which is compatible with both Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems, includes a customized calibration sensor based on the X-Rite Eye-One Pro and SpectraViewII calibration software.
The MultiSync P242W-BK and P242W-BK-SV ship with a four-year limited parts and labor warranty and will be available in May at an estimated street price of US$749 and $999, respectively. For more info go to www.necdisplay.com .