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- 23", 27", 30 and 32”" models can also be used as a PC monitor
- Super-fast response times banishes picture "ghosting"
- Supports HDTV (High Definition TV)
- Full 3-year warranty

Swindon, England – 20 January 2005 - Tatung, the Taiwanese electronics giant, has introduced a new range of widescreen LCD televisions to the UK market, offering unrivalled price/performance and an inclusive 3-year warranty. RRPs on the new models are "highly competitive", says Tatung, starting at £745 inc VAT (23").

Manufactured by Tatung in Holland, the new models feature a sleek, silver design with built-in NICAM stereo speakers and are HDTV (High Definition TV) compatible. The LCD panel resolution is 1280 x 768 (WXGA) with a super-fine pixel pitch of 0.4 – 0.5 mm, dependent on model.

Tatung technology overcomes the problems of picture "ghosting" apparent on inferior manufacturers' LCD TVs. "Ghosting" or "after imaging" is the result of slow response times – the time it takes for the individual pixels to switch on/off. Most other manufacturers' LCD TVs take 25ms to respond, meaning fast-moving action and sports appear blurred on the TV. Tatung's latest technology offers super-fast response time of half that (ave 12.5ms).

"Picture quality is vital in this market," commented Mark Burnett of Tatung UK. "When you invest in an LCD TV you don't want to take a step backwards in quality. Buyers should take a good look at some of competitors' TVs – it can be impossible to follow the ball when watching sports because of ghosting, for example."

Use it with a PC!
The new LCD panels from Tatung can also be used as a super-size monitor for a desktop PC. The supplied, standard VGA cable simply plugs into a PC in place of the usual screen to provide a panoramic PC experience.

New models in the range include: 32" - £1408 inc VAT; 30" - £1291 inc VAT; 27" - £1056 inc VAT; 23" – £745 in VAT. Prices include swivel base and remote control. An optional VESA wall mount kit is available.

Picture in Picture (PIP) function
Display colours: 16,777,216
Contrast Ratio: 400-500:1 (typical)
Brightness: 450-500 cd / m2 (typical)
Viewing Angle: Over 170° (Hor. and ver.)
Response Time: Tr = 15 / Tf = 10ms TV
Sound system: NICAM / A2 (IGR)
Fast Teletext: 255 pages in memory
Video Input: 2 x 21-pin Scart (RGB / CVBS / SVHS); Composite (RCA jack); S-Video; (via D-Sub); PC Input (Analog) D-Sub 15 pin (detachable cable)
Video Output: SCART 1; SCART 2 TV / CVBS (scart 1)
Audio Output: Headphone Mini-jack; Line Out - Left / Right / Subwoofer Feature
Power Consumption 115-150W
Weight (net) w/o Accessories: 10.5-15.2Kg

About Tatung
Founded in 1918 & headquartered in Taiwan, Tatung Company ( is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of a vast array of digital consumer products, including consumer PCs, LCD TVs PDPs, network-connected devices, storage-based media players, videophones and home appliances. Tatung also delivers advanced products for business computing, such as Tablet PCs, blade servers and wireless thin clients. For industrial products, Tatung has well-established power and energy businesses.

By capitalizing on the advantages of vertical integration, Tatung makes full use of the supply of key components such as flat-panel displays and digital tuners from its many subsidiaries located across the globe. In order to sustain strong, long-term growth, Tatung is particularly focused on the development of advanced technologies and global network of operations. With its overseas branches spreading across 12 countries, Tatung is in a solid position to deliver products more efficiently and fulfill customer services more effectively.

Contacts for information:
Peter Linton
Media Link
0118 984 3386

Mark Burnett
01793 324982

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