ViewSonic Introduces VE Series LCDs

The 15-inch VE510s and VE510b team with the 17-inch VE710s and VE710b to offer a slim bezel design that will improve the look of any workspace while minimizing the display’s footprint on the desktop.

Analysts predict LCD desktop monitor panel sales will rise to 67.9 million units in 2004[1]. The newest VE Series displays aim to meet the price and performance demands of government, education, corporate and SoHo users. 

“By combining stylish slim bezel design with great screen performance, ViewSonic has raised the bar for an entry-level LCD,” said Scott Elrich, senior product manager, ViewSonic. “The VE Series offers the ultimate style and attractive price for budget-concerned end users looking to switch from CRT to LCD technology.”

Offering optimal resolutions of 1280×1024, 300 nits of brightness and 450:1 typical contrast ratios, the VE710s and VE710b deliver superior front-of-screen performance, while the VE510s and VE510b provide budget-conscious consumers with a high performance LCD featuring an optimal resolution of 1024×768, 250 nits of brightness and a 400:1 typical contrast ratio.

Available in a silver and black (VE510s, VE710s) or all black (VE510b, VE710b) design, the new VE Series displays are easily wall mountable via a flat-folding base design that includes an integrated power supply and built-in VESA mounts to allow users with small workplaces a space-efficient option.  AutoTune and OSD power lock/unlock features are also included to simplify installation and use. 

Compliant with the strictest safety and environmental standards—including TCO ’03—the VE510s, VE510b will be available through authorized ViewSonic resellers, distributors and mail order at estimated street prices (ESP) of $409, while the VE710s and VE710b will carry an ESP of $489. 

Backed by a three-year limited warranty on parts, labor and backlight, the displays are eligible for ViewSonic’s optional Express Exchange® program, which guarantees a replacement monitor within 48 hours where service is available.  ViewSonic offers 24-hour, toll-free technical support, seven days a week, excluding major U.S. holidays. For more information and high resolution images of the new displays, go to: www.viewsonic.com/VESeries./

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