toggle

AAPL Stock: 107.72 ( -5.04 )

News Archive for 07/03/17

Choose an article from the archive listing on this page or refine your selection using the controls in the gray box below.

Yearly Archives: Archives:

2000

2001

2002

Of:  /  / 

  

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

 

Pioneer rolls out 50-inch, 1080p plasma for pros

03/17, 10:55am

Pioner PDP-5000EX

Pioneer late on Friday upgraded its pro plasma line with the PDP-5000EX. The design signals the first 50-inch display in the US from Pioneer to manage a 1080p native resolution thanks to smaller cells and better light control: accordingly, the screen comes with HDMI input as well as an HDCP-encrypted DVI connector for computers and the de facto component and RCA ports.

What separates it from most plasmas is its refresh rate, Pioneer explains: the 5000EX can drive the screen at 72Hz, making it a perfect multiple of (and better suited to) the 24 frames per second of most movies. The combination of this speed with a cleaner and higher-contrast image is ideal for pro video editors. Pricing is unannounced but will accompany the set when it ships in the spring.

Advertisement

Connect with Us

FREE Apple, iPhone and Mac Newsletter

  • We will not share your email address with anyone.

    Follow us on Facebook

    toggle

    Most Popular

    Advertisement

    Recent Reviews

    Blue Yeti Studio

    Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

    ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

    Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...

    MSI Geforce GTX 970 100ME

    When Nvidia announced a new line of video cards in September 2014, many people thought things would continue to be business as usual i ...

    toggle

    Most Commented