Mahwah, NJ – Oct. 7, 2013 – Having already redefined “big,” Sharp has expanded its lineup with its new PN-U Series of professional LED backlit displays. The roster now includes three new display classes, and with the introduction of this new series, Sharp’s professional display lineup is now 100% LED backlit. Designed for maximum impact, built for 24/7 operation, and sized for flexible portrait and landscape installation, these displays represent a dynamic new breed of indoor digital signage solutions.
The new series lineup includes the PN-U553 55-inch class (54.7″ diagonal), the PN-U473 47-inch class (47″ diagonal) and the PN-U423 42-inch class (42″ diagonal). These models were developed to be thin, lightweight and energy efficient. The PN-U Series displays measure just over 2 inches at their thickest point and weigh approximately 55/42/35 lbs. respectively, making for easy LEED® compliant placement in offices, public spaces, stores and other commercial establishments. The stylishly thin profiles also enables attractive wall mounting with minimal protruding parts.
“We’re very excited to introduce this new series of professional LED backlit displays,” said Mike Marusic, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Solutions Group. “Their stylish design fits well in any space, but perhaps even more importantly, they consume significantly less energy than the conventional CCFL-backlight displays. Our edge lit LED backlighting helps ensure reliable performance with low power consumption and these models will offer consumers a wide variety of connection possibilities.”
With the PN-U Series, the optional PN-ZB01 expansion board is no longer needed as all commonly used input/output terminals are already built-in to the displays. A comprehensive range of input/output terminals — including HDMI, DVI, and DisplayPort™ — come standard on PN-U553/U473/U423 displays providing expanded connectivity options.
Thin and lightweight enough to ensure an easy fit in stores, offices and public spaces, the PN-U Series professional LED displays boast the outstanding image quality needed to deliver truly compelling signage.
The PN-U553 and PN-U423 will be available for shipment later this month. The PN-U473 will be available early December.
About Sharp Electronics Corporation
Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, LED lighting and mobile communication and information tools.
Sharp is the #1 brand in 60″ + Large-Format Commercial Displays through B2B Sales Channels*. Sharp’s professional and commercial displays are specially engineered for business applications and are offered in a wide range of sizes. From high-impact displays for digital signage, to our award-winning ultra-thin bezel video walls, to the innovative AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems, Sharp products help you communicate, collaborate and disseminate information brilliantly.
*According to NPD Display Search Monthly US Sell-Through Database for Large-Format Commercial Displays Report, July 2013.
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