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Panasonic Media Entertainment Company (PMEC), Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, Develops Versatile 16.5-Inch FHD Video Monitor With 10-Bit LCD Panel, AC/DC Power Supply

Panasonic has announced the upcoming release of the BT-LH1770 high-quality, 16.5-inch (420mm) Full-HD/10-bit LCD Video monitor with AC/DC power supply capability and 19-inch rack mount design. 

The new monitor uses an IPS LCD panel with a wide viewing angle, high brightness, high contrast ratio, superb motion-image response and excellent color reproduction. Featuring FHD (1920×1080) resolution, input images are displayed without resizing. Gradation expression that is true-to-life is also achieved by 10-bit processing. 

Input terminals include 3G-SDI (x2), HDMI, and analog composite input to support a wide variety of sources. A host of functions, including embedded audio and WFM (Waveform Monitor) / VS (Vectorscope) display, support broadcast work. Versatility and easy operation are provided by functions such as user files for simple color matching across multiple monitors, and menu setting with a USB mouse. 

AC/DC/battery drive and 19-inch rack mounting (7U) meet the needs of field shooting and live relay, supporting a wide range of production and broadcasting applications. The optional fixed/tiltable stands and the optional fixed/tiltable rack-mounting brackets will be released concurrently. 

The BT-LH1770 will be available in Summer 2017, with pricing to be announced. 

BT-LH1770 Main Features
1. IPS LCD panel with Full-HD/10-bit display 
2. 3G-SDI, HDMI and analog composite inputs as standard 
3. AC/DC power supply capability and 19-inch rack mounting provides extra convenience in field shooting and live relay

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About Panasonic Broadcast, Cinema and Professional Video Systems
Panasonic offers leading products to acquire, transmit and view high-quality video, over both video and IP networks.  Professional products include VariCam cinema cameras, P2 HD camcorders, 4K and HD handheld cameras, Pan/Tilt/Zoom cameras, studio and box cameras, switchers and monitors.  These products serve customers in cinema, broadcast, professional sports, higher education, enterprise and other markets.

About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. Panasonic was featured in Fortune Magazine’s 2016 ranking of 50 companies that are changing the world and doing well by doing good.  Specifically cited were its smart and sustainable technologies, including its contributions to smart cities and the electric vehicle revolution.  

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