What's new from ... Neovo, Samsung, Philips

What's new from ... Neovo, Samsung, Philips


AG Neovo has developed a 15-inch TFT LCD monitor with VGA, video Inputs, and a specially formulated screen that has a multi-layered glass panel which is scratch-proof, can be cleaned easily and has low reflection.

The Neovo S-15V is a 15-inch XGA TFT LCD flat panel monitor featuring a Paradise Smart ASIC SD1010 chipset and 307.2mm x 230.4mm viewing area. The image resolution provides 1024(RGB) x 768 pixels, a 0.30mm x 0.30mm pixel pitch and 4:3 aspect ratio. The Neovo S-15V's 18-bit interface features up to 262,144 colours and provides a contrast ratio of 200:1. The screen features a viewing angle of 160/160 degrees and a response time of approximately 25mps. The Neovo S-15V is ideally suited to a resolution of 1024 x 768 at 60Hz, although it can also run at a maximum of 1024x768 at 75Hz.

The screen offers a 12V external power adaptor fully compliant with EPA, NUTEK, and VESA DPMS. In order to protect the softer TFT LCD surface from dust and scratches, the Neovo S-15V also features a glass filter in front of the LCD panel, with a 95 per cent transmission rate. The modular design of this LCD monitor allows for field removal and replacement of the glass panel when adding a touch screen option or repair.

The model is also desktop or wall-mountable, with the foldable base providing a wealth of installation options for desktop convenience and your optimum viewing comfort.

The Neovo S-15V retails at $1995 and is currently available in Australia via Camcom International.

Camcom: (02) 9816 3988,


The SyncMaster 570s high-end flat panel monitor from Samsung delivers a 1024 x 768 resolution, giving you colour clarity and crisp, razor-sharp images. Its image scaling offers an auto-adjust feature in addition to user controls. Designed for all types of professional applications, the 570s comes in a silver cabinet with a variety of stand options. It also meets VESA standards for optional flat panel wall monitors.

The 570s also features a full 15-inch viewable screen, advanced image scaling, little electromagnetic radiation, MPR-II and TCO ‘99 certification, an optional USB Hub connectivity, pivot technology and optional multimedia functionality.

Samsung has also launched a lower spec 570v TFT monitor in the US. However, this model is currently under testing and Samsung do not know when it will become available in Australia. In the US the Samsung 570v is available for $US400. It offers a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 and a viewing angle of 120/110. The 570v features extremely low power consumption, even for a TFT monitor, using a paltry 25W.

The Samsung 570s is currently

available in Australia and is priced

at $1634. For a list of distributors,

contact Samsung.

Samsung: 1800 888 825,


Released in April this year, Philips has focused on the "sex appeal" factor with its DesignLine 150X LCD offering, promoting it on the basis of its "style, elegance, grace" and "what it says about who you are and what you stand for".

The Philips DesignLine 150X LCD monitor provides an analogue video interface with one-touch adjustment for full compatibility with standard video cards. In keeping with the LCD traditions, the monitor provides efficient power usage at just 27W, as well as a 3W sleep mode. The monitor adheres to the TCO 95 emission standard, guaranteeing low emissions of electromagnetic radiation. It also features integrated speakers for LCD monitors to provide good sound reproduction for business applications while saving space.

With a recommended retail price of $2499, the Philips DesignLine 150X is currently available throughout Australia.

ASI Solutions: (02) 8748 9800,

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