|First 50 Inch HD Plasma Under $5,000 from V Inc.|
|Home Theater News Plasma HDTV News|
|Written by AVRev.com|
|Friday, 20 February 2004|
V Inc., the award-winning digital display maker, marks its first anniversary with a set of additions to the Vizio product line. V Inc. announces two new plasma TV's and an additional LCD TV to its line of Vizio flat-panel displays.
The Vizio plasma line additions include both a 50" HDTV and a 42" EDTV. The Vizio P50HD has a native resolution of 1366 x 768, accepts ATSC sources on analog component video or RGBHV on VGA and digital DVI video inputs. Interface with USB and RS232 is also supported. The Vizio P50HD will ship in April and will have a suggested retail price of $4,999.99.
The Vizio P42 is an enhanced contrast EDTV (852 x 480) with component, DVI and RGB inputs for high definition and PC sources. A convenient VGA output along with USB and RS232 interfaces add functionality according to V Inc. The Vizio P42 will ship in March with a suggested retail price of $2,999.99.
All V Inc. Vizio plasma TVs come within a titanium/silver finish, built-in NTSC TV and cable tuner, PIP, POP, 3:2 pull down deinterlacing, tabletop stand and standard remote control. Wall mounts and flush-mounting speakers are optional. The Vizio P4 46" EDTV remains in the line, but at a reduced suggested retail price of $3,499.99.
The Vizio LCD TV line now includes the 13" standard 4:3 aspect ratio Vizio L13. The popular Vizio L6 20" LCD TV continues in the line. The L13 LCD TV is being called the "Kitchen TV" because of its under-shelf mounting design and easy-to-clean titanium and white finish. NTSC video inputs include RF antenna, component, composite and S-video inputs. It will ship in March with built-in NTSC TV and cable tuner, stand, standard remote control and a suggested retail price of $399.99. Wall and under-shelf mounts will be sold as optional.