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Century Japan launches 4.3-inch USB LCD screen

updated 05:00 pm EDT, Fri October 10, 2008

Century Japan USB LCD

Century Japan has recently introduced a secondary LCD screen, the LCD-4300U, that is just 4.3 inches in size and connects entirely to users' desktop or notebook PCs via a USB 2.0 port. Meant as an add-on display for secondary programs such as an IM program, media player or toolbox, the 800x480 resolution display has a built-in and adjustable stand. Provided users have enough desk space and USB ports, Century Japan claims up to seven LCD-4300Us can be connected to a single PC or Intel-based Mac.

The LCD-4300U uses an LED backlight to achieve a brightness rating of 200cd/m2. The LCD will be available in Japan in mid-November, priced at the equivalent of nearly $200. No word has been given on whether the LCD is meant for North American consumption. [via Slashgear]

by MacNN Staff



  1. jhawk95

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Why the h*** would you spent $200 on something that size that has no other utility value?

    If you need a second screen at work or home then get a nice sized screen that actually gives you more value.

  1. chadpengar

    Joined: Dec 1969



    That is actually cool. Especially for notebook users.

  1. Flying Meat

    Joined: Dec 1969



    A second display for the iPod Touch, or iPhone!!!

    prob'ly not, but hey!
    Now THERE'S a market potential!

  1. WiseWeasel

    Joined: Dec 1969


    For PC users

    This is probably targeted at PC users, who just love to have their apps take up their whole screen, rather than tile a bunch of windows on their main screen...

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