flat panel

  • CrunchDeals: A free flat panel mounting system from Moen

    Wanna try out a stud-free flat panel TV mount? Sure, why not. Moen is giving away a set for free through August 11, 2009. This TV mounting system doesn’t require a wall stud and uses the magic of physics to keep your TV on the wall. Or so Moen says… Read More

  • Blu-ray and flat-panels sales are increasing in Japan

    Shocker of the day, folks: modern A/V technology is selling well in Japan. DfK Marketing Services Japan just announced the results of a 2008 study which concluded that the Blu-ray format and flat-panel TVs are seeing sales numbers increasing. Actually, it’s impressive as the country is experience an economic slow down similar to ours here in the States. Read More

  • New switching power supply makes flat panel TVs thinner


    Sony’s KDL-40ZX1 Bravia, the world’s thinnest LCD TV Osaka-based electronic component manufacturer Tabuchi Electric recently announced [JP, PDF] it has developed a switching power supply aimed at making flat-panel displays thinner. The new component is just 10 mm thick. Tabuchi says their existing power supplies are about 25mm thick. Usually, TV makers need to incorporate three… Read More

  • VIZIO named the U.S. fastest growing computer and electronic company

    Someone is buying VIZIO HDTVs. They might be mid-tier products. but their generally great prices probably helped rocket the flat-panel maker to the top of Inc. 5000 list. The company reached the peak by having the greatest revenue per employee, with a whopping $1.9 billion total in ’07. VIZIO was also noted #4 for Gross Dollars of Growth and #9 for total revenue.  While I would never… Read More

  • Acer introduces monitor with 50,000:1 contrast ratio

    Acer recently announced a 24-inch flat panel monitor with a 50,000:1 contrast ratio. It’s called the G24 and it’s “designed to entice PC gamers.” The monitor’s burnt orange design is meant to dovetail with Acer’s new line of Predator gaming desktops. Other features include a 1920×1200 resolution, 2 millisecond refresh time, 400-nit brightness, and… Read More

  • Very expensive Sony OLED TV ready for pre-ordering

    Sure, it’s slim. The world’s slimmest, actually, at 3 millimeters. And the contrast ratio, wow. It’s high. A million to one. That’s 1000000:1. At $1800, though, is an 11-inch super bright, super slim TV with a 960×540 resolution and a digtial TV tuner worth it? I guess we’ll find out. It’s currently only available via Sony Japan (for 200,000 Yen) but… Read More

  • J.D. Power rates this years flat panel TVs

    Click And the winner is…Sony! I’m going to get myself a Vizio. JD Power Read More

  • Samsung 940UX USB-expandable monitor now available

    That title looks weird, doesn’t it? I’m basically trying to say that the Samsung 940UX is now available and that it’s a 19-inch flat panel monitor that can hook up to five other 940UX monitors via USB. The first monitor hooks into a standard VGA or DVI port and then you can daisy chain the others into each one’s built-in USB connection. Were you to hook up six of these… Read More

  • Flat Panel Frame, Debatable Elegance for those with Cash to Burn


    Pottery Barn is selling an item designed to improve the look of one’s flat panel TV. The Chadwick Flat Panel Frame is essentially a picture frame for a flat panel TV. It’s available in three sizes and it’s crafted from hard wood. The frame is available now for $400 – $500. Product Page [via Uncrate] Read More