V Inc. announces Plasma and LCD TV’s

The Vizio L6 is a 20.1″ ultra-thin TFT LCD TV with built-in NTSC tuner and speakers. With its wide array of inputs, the TV can display both video and PC content. The Vizio L6 will be available in October 2003 with a suggested retail price of $999.00 including swivel/tilt stand and standard remote control.

Key features include:
* 20.1″ TFT Active Matrix VGA LCD
* Anti-Glare / Anti-Reflective Coated Screen
* Wide 160 Degree Viewing Angle
* High Brightness and Contrast Picture Viewing
* Built-in 181-channel NTSC/PAL/SECAM Tuner with closed captioning
* Built-in Speakers
* Wall Mountable (unit sold separately)
* Picture-in-Picture and Picture-on-Picture Viewing
* Swivel/Tilt Table Top Stand and Standard Remote Control
* PC and MAC (Up to 1024 x 768) and HDTV (480p/720p/1080i) Signal Compatibility
* True Digital DVI-D Input (Digital Video Interface)
* Component Video, S-Video, Composite and RF Video Inputs

Energy efficient and responsibly engineered, the UL, c-UL, CSA, FCC Class B approved Vizio L6 features exceptional build quality to ensure many years of trouble-free usage. Optional accessories include wall mount unit and DVI-D cables in 2-, 6- and 10-meter lengths. Weighing just 19.8 lbs. with dimensions of 22.8″(W) x 18.6″(H) x 9″(D with stand), the Vizio L6 comes with a one-year standard parts and labor warranty.

V INC. ANNOUNCES 42″ VIZIO P2 PLASMA TV

V Inc. Also announced the addition of the Vizio P2, a 42-inch EDTV, to their line of critically acclaimed products. The Vizio P2 has a native resolution of 852 x 480 (pixels) and is compatible with PC resolutions up to XGA (1024 x 768) and HDTV formats including 480p, 1080i and 720p. It comes standard with an integrated 181-channel NTSC/PAL TV tuner, attractive stand and built-in stereo speakers.

V Inc.’s introduction of the Vizio P2 boasts an amazingly thin (3.5″ deep) widescreen (16:9) plasma display with a 160-degree viewing angle, 800:1 contrast ratio, and the ability to produce 16.77 million colors of rich, bright picture viewing.  V Inc.’s menu driven on-screen control system makes image and color adjustments fast and easy. Home and computer automation is available through a 9-pin RS232C connection.

The new and affordable Vizio P2 offers a complete compliment of inputs, accommodating the needs of today’s home theaters and boardrooms. Analog video inputs include: RGB (VGA type 15-pin D-Sub), standard or high definition Component Video, RGBHV, S-Video, Composite Video and standard RF. A DVI-D (Digital Video Interface) with HDCP has been included on the Vizio P2 to allow direct digital input to similarly equipped PC or Macintosh computers, HDTV set-top boxes and DVD players such as V Inc.’s award-winning Bravo D1. Direct digital connection via DVI eliminates video scaling and noise artifacts that are introduced due to unnecessary analog to digital conversion.

An advanced digital image processor enhances and controls the various sources input to the digital display. It features high performance DCDi® motion adaptive deinterlacing to produce progressive scan images from standard definition content and 3:2 pull down of filmed DVD material for flicker-free playback. Four adjustable aspect ratios include: 4:3 or 16:9 (Full), 4:3 to 16:9 (Zoom1) and 4:3 to Modified 16:9 (Zoom2.) An adjustable size and position PIP (Picture In Picture) feature allows viewers to keep track of two programs at the same time.

Responsibly engineered, the UL, CSA, FCC Class B approved Vizio P2 features exceptional build quality to ensure many years of trouble-free usage. The TV/monitor comes with a one-year standard parts and labor warranty. Optional accessories include wall and ceiling mount units and attachable powered speakers. Weighing 75 lbs. with dimensions of 41.3″(W) x 25.5″(H) x 3.5″(D), the Vizio P2 will be available in October 2003 with a suggested retail price of $2,999.00.

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