NEC Throws Curve into 42-Inch Display
The CRVD-LMD wrap-around display boasts a 2,880 x 900 resolution and a very funky design.
There’s no word on pricing, but the NEC CRVD-LMD will be out in Q2 2008.
January 14, 2008 by Rachel Cericola

NEC wants to throw a curve into the monitor market. The CRVD-LMD 42-inch display may produce a cool image, but it’s what on the outside that counts: a funky wrap-around design.

Now while this may be cool for close-up gaming action, what does it do for those couch-loving potatoes? Well, aside from boasting a 2,880 x 900 resolution, a speedy response time, and 10-30 percent productivity improvements, the unit also packs in a light engine that combines LED lighting and a DLP chip.

There’s no word on pricing, but the CRVD-LMD is expected to ship in Q2 this year. Check out the official specs below.

  • NEC Model: CRVD-42DWX+
  • Diagonal: 42.4 inches
  • Native Resolution: 2880 x 900 – Double WXGA+
  • Curved Seamless Image: Yes
  • Response Time: <0.02milliseconds
  • Dynamic Range: 12-bit - 4,096 levels
  • NTSC Color Gamut (%): >170%
  • Number of Colors: 68.7 billion
  • Contrast (typical): >10,000:1
  • Brightness (typical): 350 nits
  • Field of View: H90°@ 24” x V30° @ 24”
  • Screen Dimensions (flat) W: 40.4” x H: 12.6”
  • Pixel Pitch: 0.36mm, 71 dpi
  • Aspect Ratio: 3.2 : 1
  • Monitor Weight (no stand): 25 lbs.
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