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by September 09, 2004
Filed under: Displays

The widescreen rear-projection lineup being demonstrated by LG Electronics at CEDIA included both DLP and LCD models.

Model DU-52SZ61D is LG's 52-inch DLP rear-projection integrated HDTV, which is CableCARD-ready with a built-in LG fifth-generation ATSC tuner. A quick features list includes:

  • 1280 x 720p HD2+ chip
  • HDMI, IEEE-1394, and RGB
  • Dual-tuner PIP, POP and split-screen options
  • 3D Y/C comb filter, 3:2 pulldown cinema correction
  • Dolby SRS TruSurround Sound.

The DU-52SZ61D will be available this fall at a suggested price of $4,199.

Another DLP model being demonstrated in the LG booth is a 44-inch rear-projection DLP HDTV monitor, Model RU-44SZ61D. A slim form factor make this unit perfect for many home theater environments where space is at a premium. It also features Texas Instruments' 1280 x 720p HD2+ chip and has an Ultra Fine Pitch Screen and 10 Element HD Lens System. This model is currently shipping and has a suggested price of $2,999.

[LGRU44SZ61D] In the LCD rear-projection HDTV category, LG's RU-48SZ40 is a 48-inch rear-projection LCD HDTV monitor. It features 1280 x 720p WXGA resolution (with a 0.7-inch LCD Panel), an Ultra Fine Pitch Screen, 3D Y/C Comb Filter, and 3:2 pulldown cinema correction. The RU-48SZ40 offers DVI+HDCP, and provides dual-tuner Picture-in-Picture (PIP), Picture-outside-Picture (POP) and split-screen options. It sports a high-gloss black cabinet and anti-glare screen protector with matching external speakers.

Model RU-44SZ80L offers a similar feature set in a smaller screen size (44 inches). The RU-48SZ40 and RU-44SZ80L are available now at suggested prices of $3,999 and $2,799, respectively.

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