NEC Display Updates E-Series Displays

By Bob Raikes
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NEC Display Solutions in the US has updated the E Series of displays. It also released the pricing. (E326, E436, E506, E556 and E656 displays will be available this month at a minimum advertised price of $399, $599, $839, $1,149 and $1,999, respectively.

The company also highlighted a feature we hadn’t seen before, which is wake-on-HDMI, which allows the display to automatically sense when an HDMI signal is present and power on to that input. In addition, the updated E-Series displays feature a built-in digital/analog ATSC/ NTSC tuner when a coaxial connection is necessary, along with text-to-speech functionality when close captioning is present.

  • Investment protection through 3-year parts and labor warranty, including the backlight
  • Updated on-screen menu user interface
  • Integrated 24-hour On/Off Simple Scheduler function
  • CEC control through the HDMI interface
  • Integrated down-firing speakers with digital audio out
  • Reduced environmental impact as a result of the elimination of hazardous materials and reduced power consumption due to LED backlight technology
  • Sleek design with slim bezels and built-in audio
  • Multiple connectivity options, including HDMI x3, VGA and RCA Composite/Component