NEC adds to its X Series the new 55-inch X551UN professional-grade large-screen LCD display designed for the rigors of 24/7 operation in a variety of video wall applications. The LED-backlit LCD display features Full HD 1080p resolution, 500cd/m2 brightness, 4000:1 contrast ratio. It supports Intel’s Open Pluggable Specification (OPS), which is the first industry-wide standardization in option slots to simplify digital signage, allowing for easier installtion, use and maintenance of digital signage.
The NEC X551UN supports TileMatrix technology for video walls up to 100 displays and built-in closed captioning that enables the decoding and display of text information from a video source. It has DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI-D inputs and Ethernet port with automated email notifications for diagnostic purposes. Optional accessories and products for the X551UN include the Remote/Ambient Control Kit, Overframe Kit, Display Wall Calibrator Color Calibration Kit, stand, wall mount, single board computers, external PC, IPTV tuner, DVI daisy chain module and internal HD-SDI card. There are also digital loop through and RS-232C enable multi-display control and daisy chain capabilities.
Coming in June 2011, the NEC X551UN is priced at $7799.