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Old 11-22-2006, 12:21 AM   #1
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Default NEC Ships 25.5-inch Professional LCD

NEC is now shipping its latest professional LCD 2690WUXi display. The rather oddball 25.5-inch panel is targeted strictly at professionals, though the most hardcore of gamers may also be interested in its 7ms response time (thatís gray-to-gray, mind you, itíll be 13ms with 7 white/black, 6 black/white). Other specs include an 800:1 contrast ratio, 400 cd/m≤, resolution of 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz, and DVI-I+DVI-D+VGA.

What sets this LCD apart from the rest of the mainstream is its 12-bit gamma lookup table (LUT), which allows the monitor to display 16.7 million colors out of a palette of 68.5 billion, giving it the ability to cover 92% of Adobe RGB space. This makes it quite attractive for color sensitive applications, such as photography, CAD, medicine and scientific research.


http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=5016

Yes, this is one damn sweet looking monitor, especially since I'd like to get more into Photoshop and dealing with RAW photos. But ouch, the $2000 kind of kills that ambition.
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