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Planar PX2210MW, PX2411W and PX2611W Widescreen LCD Monitors Announced


PX Displays Feature up to 82 Percent More Workspace than Standard 19″ Monitor to Help Boost Performance and Productivity

Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR), a worldwide leader in specialty display solutions, today announced the addition of three widescreen LCD desktop monitors to its award-winning PX product line. The new 26-, 24- and 22-inch PX widescreen displays increase productivity and performance by providing up to 82 percent more screen space than a standard 4:3 19-inch display. Building on Planar’s strategy to deliver high-performance reliable offerings, this new line helps provide the functionality and support Planar customers require to improve their productivity.

Planar’s new displays were developed to sustain high-end graphics and other demanding applications required by specific specialty markets, such as graphic design, video editing and computer-assisted design manufacturing (CAD/CAM), finance, advertising and marketing professionals. Widescreen displays, such as the PX line, are capable of displaying multiple application windows, Web pages, or documents simultaneously, which limits the time spent switching between windows and programs.

“Investing in a widescreen monitor makes good business sense — it eliminates the cost and need of a two-monitor setup and streamlines workflow, enabling users to succeed in competitive environments,” said Mark A. Ceciliani, vice president and general manager, commercial business unit at Planar Systems. “By combining Planar’s rich history in the display industry and our top-of-the-line warranty policy, we are delivering solutions that enable customers to better support daily business functions with fewer interruptions.”

Ideal for small- to medium-sized business, education and government applications with high levels of multitasking, Planar’s new widescreen PX monitors are capable of displaying two full pages, side-by-side, with the toolbars and software palettes customers require for maximum productivity. Planar’s PX displays also support the latest operating systems, which are increasingly moving to a widescreen format. In addition, these monitors can be bundled with a widescreen laptop for seamless support and a more user friendly display.

The largest vocational school in Ohio, Miami Valley Career Technology Center, recently enhanced both its AutoCAD and MAC labs on campus by installing PX2210MWs. “The new PX2210MW 22-inch widescreen display is ideal for education, since much of the curriculum and educational websites are now in widescreen format,” said Randy Schmidt, technology coordinator at Miami Valley Career Technology Center. “Planar’s widescreen displays increase our students’ ability to be productive during the limited time they have in the labs. Combined with unparalleled performance, easy installation and industry-leading warranty support, Planar’s new PX monitors have been an excellent addition to our learning environment.”

Planar’s PX widescreen displays are available in 26-, 24- and 22-inch formats. The monitors are offered through a variety of online and distribution partners, and are backed by Planar’s industry-leading three-year Customer First™ warranty, with free two-day advance replacement. More information on Planar’s PX widescreen line and other display products can be found at

Additional features are listed below:


  • Planar’s RapidVideo™ accelerator and 5ms gray-to-gray response rate for the best video performance even with fast motion
  • DVI-D, VGA video inputs and 4-Port USB 2.0 for flexible monitor setup and an easy interface with printers and other peripherals
  • QuadStand™ with an extended 2.2 inches of height adjustment and 340 degrees swivel
  • WUXGA 1920 x 1200 widescreen resolution


  • Planar’s RapidVideo™ accelerator and contrast ratio 6ms gray-to-gray response time
  • DVI-D, VGA video inputs
  • QuadStand™ with over 3.5 inches of height adjustment and 25 degrees of tilt
  • WUXGA 1920 x 1200 widescreen resolution
  • Exceptional crisp, clear images, text and beautiful rich colors at any angle.


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  • DVI-D (with HDCP) and VGA video inputs
  • Built-in TrueMedia™ speakers and headphone jack
  • WSXGA+ 1680 x 1050 widescreen resolution
  • 36 percent more room screen space than a standard 19″ 4:3 monitor

About Planar
Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR) is a leading provider of value-added display hardware and software for a variety of specialty display markets worldwide. Hospitals, shopping centers, banks, government agencies, transportation businesses, and home theater enthusiasts depend on Planar to provide unique display-based solutions to exacting requirements leveraging its operational excellence, technical innovation, and go-to-market capabilities. Founded in 1983, Planar is headquartered in Oregon, USA, with offices, manufacturing partners, and customers worldwide. For more information, visit

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