Penn Valley, Calif. — Maxx Products said it is now shipping three new home theater-targeted TruVision plasma displays in the 42W-inch and 50W-inch screen sizes.
The three models include the TruVision 42-inch EDTV monitor, the 42HD high-definition monitor and the 50HD high-definition monitor.
The TruVision 42 ($4,495 suggested retail) has 852-pixe by 480-pixel EDTV resolution; a 3,00:1 contrast ratio; and offers a choice of bezels in glossy black, flat black, white and red, allowing enthusiasts to match customized home-theater designs.
Panel brightness is listed at 1,000cd/m2, and the viewing angle is said to be 160 degrees. Other features include S-VGA/XGA PC compatibility, fan-less cooling for quiet operation and integrated 2-watt per channel stereo speakers.
The TruVision 42HD ($6,495 suggested retail) and 50HD ($6,995) offer 1,366-pixel by 768-pixel resolution, a 3,000:1 contrast ratio and PC resolution settings of UXGA, SXGA, XGA, SVGA and VGA. The 42HD and 50HD offer a series of A/V connections, including S-Video, composite, HD component video, DVI and D-Sub inputs.