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NEC announce flagship 30-in MultiSync PA301W display

UPDATE 1 Feb 2011 NEC has announced the SV version today, see here for further details.

NEC Display Solutions has announced today the availability of the new flagship 30-inch MultiSync PA301W, which will eventually replace the highly regarded MultiSync 3090. The new model boasts a 10-bit P-IPS panel and has an in-built 14-bit LUT (although not fully hardware calibratable, like the SpectraView models) for improved colour reproduction and a 3D LUT for exacting colour space emulation. The NEC MultiSync PA301W will be available in January 2011, priced at £1,519 (excl. VAT). For more information please see the press release below.

Press release:

NEC Display Solutions launches PA Series flagship 30-inch LCD monitor
The professional display for the most demanding applications

London, 7 December 2010 – NEC Display Solutions is proud to unveil its flagship 30-inch model from its award winning PA Series. The NEC MultiSync® PA301W with a true 10-bit P-IPS panel has an in-built 14-bit LUT for the smoothest colour reproduction and a 3D LUT for precise colour space emulation. Backlight ageing correction ensures stable brightness, as well as compensation for white point drift over the monitors lifetime. These professional features coupled with the latest wide viewing angle IPS panel technology and high resolution wide format make the display the first choice for creative professionals, demanding office applications, scientific engineering analysis and the medical field.

With its uncompromising true 10-bit P-IPS LCD technology, the NEC MultiSync® PA301W offers a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. Innovative new features and outstanding ergonomics guarantee increased productivity and user-friendly working. For example, several program windows or multiple video feeds can be displayed simultaneously on the large-area display in 16:10 format using the picture-in-picture function. The new model has a pivot capability, can rotate and tilt and can be height-adjusted by up to 150 mm.

Two DisplayPorts and two DVI-D interfaces provide the user with advanced connection options and ensure even greater flexibility. It is also possible to connect to multiple PC platforms with a single mouse and keyboard thanks to the integrated, programmable USB hub. “Through this latest addition to our acclaimed PA Series we can now meet all demands and expectations in the professional display field. NEC Display Solutions is once again setting the reference benchmark in this market segment and showing its pre-eminence in monitor technology and accurate display image reproduction,” explains Christopher Parker, Product Line Manager for Professional Displays at NEC Display Solutions.

Availability, price and warranty
The NEC MultiSync® PA301W will be available starting in January 2011 in black priced at £1,519 (excl. VAT). The package supplied includes a power cable, digital DVI-D and DisplayPort signal cables, a manual and an installation and driver CD-ROM. NEC Display Solutions Europe offers a three-year warranty including backlights.


More information can be found here at the UK site (the US doesn't appear to have introduced this model as yet).

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UK readers can order from Colour Confidence here (please don't forget to mention our site). 

Read our review of the 27-inch NEC SpectraView Reference 271 here.


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