Proton, the Cerritos, CA manufacturer of high-end video products recently announced the release of their new 27 inch MM-2701VT DTV/PC/NTSC Multimedia Monitor/Receiver. Designed to be the centerpiece for combination home theater/information systems, the MM-2701VT is a true multimedia monitor/receiver with a digital display and is compatible with all HDTV/SDTV formats. Proton’s new monitor features component and dual RGB video inputs on the back of the unit as well as S-video and audio/video inputs on the front panel for easy access. For TV viewing, the MM-2701VT features 181-channel auto-programming, a full-featured remote control and a Parent’s Channel Block and V-Chip. The Proton MM-2701 is currently available and has a retail price of $1,700.