NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the addition of two new models to its E Series, the 46" E461 and 55" E551. This raises NEC's affordable professional display product lineup to include a broad range of sizes from 32" to 55". These entry-level LCD displays provide users with a cost-effective solution for retail stores, waiting rooms and conference rooms. The new models offer full high-definition 1080p resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate setting, increasing the clarity of movement and reducing image blur. Additionally, the E461 and E551 include built-in features, such as an ATSC/NTSC/QAM tuner, 12W stereo speakers and detachable swivel stand. With power consumption as low as 210W and full connectivity including 4 HDMI inputs, analog RGB, composite video and S-Video, these new E Series models provide professional performance and a sleek appearance to digital signage users in both corporate and specialty environments. "Customers receive abundant features with the E Series products at a low cost, bringing increased value to their digital signage application," said Keith Yanke, Director of Product Marketing for Large-Screen Displays and Projectors at NEC Display Solutions. "The addition of both the E461 and E551 allow for flexibility in a variety of deployments and crisp, life-like content with a 120Hz refresh rate." The E461 and E551 include the following features: Full high-definition 1080p resolution of 1920 x 1080 Up to 5000:1 typical contrast ratio Low power consumption of 210W (E461) and 240W (E551) 120Hz refresh rate for optimal video content Full connectivity with 4 HDMI inputs, Analog RGB, S-Video, Composite Video Built-in closed captioning, which enables users to display text information for the hearing impaired Built-in ATSC/NTSC/QAM analog/digital tuner Built-in low profile 12W stereo speakers Built-in swivel stand, which is detachable for wall mount applications Integrated CONEQ Sound technology, which allows users to set and correct acoustical sound output to compensate for different settings Multiple picture modes, which adjust the picture appearance for optimum viewing experience Advanced video settings, which ensures source material is displayed properly and accurately JPEG Viewer, which allows users to view images and set slide shows through a USB device Backlight adjust, which allows users to customize the backlight strength, enabling longer display life and lower power consumption Parental control (V-Chip Function), which allows users to block programs based on its rating category Input labeling, which allows users to assign labels to various inputs within the onscreen display (OSD) The E461 and E551 will be available for August 2010 shipment at an estimated street price of $999 and $1,499, respectively. Both displays are backed with NEC's professional-level 1-year parts and labor warranty, including the backlight.