JVC unveils new low-cost LCD monitors

GD-191U, GD-171U provide SXGA resolution


WAYNE, NEW JERSEY (October 4, 2010) – JVC Professional Products, a division of JVC U.S.A., today introduced the GD-191U and GD-171U Professional Series LCD monitors The low-cost monitors offer SXGA (1280x1024) resolution and are designed to provide years of reliable service.

With better video processing components than other low-cost alternatives, the monitors deliver 5ms response time, 800:1 contrast ratio, and 250cd/m2 brightness. Plus, each monitor features a built-in 3D comb filter to reduce composite video processing artifacts and ensure a sharp picture with less noise. Built for 24/7 operation, the new GD-191U and GD-171U monitors feature non-glare screens housed in stylish, slim bezels.

"It’s not always easy for security professionals to find a balance between affordability and reliability," said Ian Scott, vice president, Physical Security Group, JVC Professional Products. "JVC delivers the best of both worlds with our new Professional Series monitors. They are durable monitors that deliver excellent images at a very attractive price point."

Both 4:3 monitors feature a variety of inputs, including two BNC and one S-Video input, each with a corresponding looping output. There is also an RGB input with its own stereo mini-jack audio input, as well as a pair of RCA audio inputs that are shared between the video sources. A simple user interface on the front of the unit provides easy access to the on-screen menu, input selection, volume, power, and auto image adjustment controls. The monitors also feature a tilt adjustable stand for comfortable viewing, plus two built-in speakers for audio monitoring.

The GD-191U has an MSRP of $765 and the GD-171U has an MSRP of $649. Both monitors are available now and will be featured at ASIS 2010 (Booth 4041), which runs Oct. 12-15 at the Dallas Convention Center.