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Issue: HD - October 2008


CHICAGO - NEC Display Solutions of America ( has introduced the MultiSync P Series and the first model in the new family of professional grade desktop monitors. The 22-inch P221W LCD is designed for color-critical work. The optional NEC Spectraview kit ($374.99) provides hardware-based color calibration and includes an optimized calibration sensor based on the X-Rite iOne Display v2.

Priced at $636.90 and available in December, the P221W offers 1680 x 1050 native resolution, a wide color gamut that achieves 96 percent coverage of AdobeRGB, and internal 10-bit programmable lookup tables. Additional features include S-PVA LCD technology that provides for wide viewing angles, with minimal off-angle color shift; AmbiBright automatic brightness adjustment; and a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio. Response time is 16ms. Analog and digital input signal are provided, and a four-way stand provides tilt, swivel, pivot, and height-adjustment.