EX!TE Awards: Video
Pioneer Elite PureVision PRO-FHD1
Pioneer’s first 50-inch plasma monitor with 1080p capability further enhances the Elite brand’s solid reputation among C-businesses.
The largest available plasma display to date, this 71-inch stunner offers the ultra-wealthy client a statement piece for the home.
Runco PlasmaWall PL-61DHD
Runco’s legendary video processing technologies make this 61-inch set a compelling option for the discriminating client.
LCD Flat Panel:
Samsung delivers more unique design: This 40-inch HDTV, with its “hidden” bottom speakers, proves that flat panel bezels can be something other than rectangular.
Sharp Aquos LC-65D90U
LCD pioneer Sharp continues to push the envelope with this 65-inch entry, the largest available LCD panel yet.
Toshiba RealSteel 20HLK86
Here’s a serving suggestion: This
20-inch HDTV’s stainless steel cabinet
is designed to match those of today’s stylish kitchen appliances.
Sony Bravia KDL-46XBR3
This 46-inch HDTV pairs Sony’s compelling floating-glass design with a piano-black bezel. The set includes three 1080p-capable HDMI inputs for optimum high-definition connectivity.
Optoma BigVizion HDBV3100
Only 30 inches deep, this innovative 100-inch 1080p DLP display can be either installed or built into a wall, and offers ISFccc day and night modes.
JVC HD-ILA HD-70FH97
With this 70-inch HDTV, JVC further proves that not only are three-chip LCOS-based rear projection sets viable, but they also can be top performers.
Mitsubishi Diamond Series WD-73831
Mitsubishi’s largest 1080p DLP set features a 180-watt lamp for brightness and viewability that puts the limited viewing angles of past “big-screen TVs” to shame.
Marantz endowed this single-chip DLP projector with a video processing engine it co-developed with Gennum, resulting in a system that makes source material of all types look smooth and realistic.
Vidikron Vision Model 100
Vidikron’s flagship projector, a three-chip DLP model, features its LightAmp engine, which provides superior video performance even in environments with ample ambient light.