NEC Display Solutions of America has announced its latest environmentally friendly display, the AccuSync AS231WM 23-inch LCD monitor. Targeted to small-to-medium sized businesses as well as education and government users, the AS231WM joins four other green monitors in the AccuSync Series (AS171, AS191, AS191WM and AS221WM), which all bear EPEAT Silver ratings as well as ENERGY STAR 5.0 and TCO 5.0 compliance.
The AS231WM widescreen display consumes 50 percent less energy and contains 50 percent less mercury content than conventional monitors of the same size. In addition, ECO Mode technology lets end-users toggle between energy-saving modes, helping to significantly reduce power consumption, heat generation and extend the life of the display. The AS231WM also comes with Ambix dual-input technology, which allows for digital/analog compatibility with upgraded video cards and software, as well as connections to two systems. In addition, Rapid Response technology delivers virtually uninterrupted, undistorted viewing of high-speed, full-motion video.
Some features of AccuSync AS231WM:
- Native resolution of 1920 x 1080
- 16:9 aspect ratio
- 1000:1 contrast ratio
- Brightness of 250 cd/m2
- 0.4W consumption in Power Savings Mode and Power Off
- 5ms Rapid Response time
- VGA and DVI-D with HDCP connectivity
- Tilt adjustability
- Touch-integration capabilities
- Integrated multimedia speakers with headphone jack
- ECO Mode for significant power-consumption savings
- Carbon footprint meter
- EPEAT Silver rating
- ENERGY STAR 5.0 compliance
- TCO 5.0 compliance
- Certified for Windows 7, Vista and XP
The new AccuSync AS231WM display will be shipped from May 2010 with an estimated street price of $269. It will come with a standard three-year parts and labor warranty, including the backlight.