updated 03:30 pm EDT, Thu September 11, 2003
Sharp Electronics today it has begun shipping the LC-M3700, a 37-inch professional LCD video monitor. The LC-M3700's backlight has a 60,000-hour life, widescreen high-definition resolution, true 16 x 9 aspect ratio and 1366 x 768 native resolution, and an 800:1 contrast ratio on its non- glare screen as well as a 170-degree viewing angles. It also features a Black TFT/Bright Pixel Elimination feature that ensures that failed pixels are virtually invisible to the viewer while eliminating the risk of "ghost" images that can occasionally appear on plasma monitors. It is available now for $8,000.