ASUS introduced the T1 LCD displays, this new lineup features an integrated TV tuner that receives both digital (DVB-T) and analog (PAL/SECAM) signals. It will be available in 21.5" (22T1E), 23.6" (24T1E) and 27" (27T1E), but all panels have the same specifications. They have a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 20,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 300 nits brightness, 5ms response time and 170° horizontal and 160° vertical viewing angles. The ASUS T1 series features built-in 7W (RMS) stereo speakers and features lots of in- and outputs: IEC (TV), D-sub (PC), HDMI 1.3 x2, Component (Y/Pb/Pr), Composite, S-Video, SCART1 (RGB & CVBS), SCART2 (Y/C & S-Video) / RCA R+L audio-out, optical S/PDIF out, 3.5mm headphone mini-jack.
The T1 Series supports Full HD 1080p (1920x1080) and sports a pair of HDMI inputs, enabling the delivery of the highest quality content from Blu-ray Disc players through a single cable. Its wealth of I/O ports, including HDMIx2, SCARTx2, D-Sub, Composite, Component, S-Video, audio-in jack, S/PDIF out, audio out, earphone out and CI slot enable simultaneous connections to myriad video playback devices such as DVD players and set-top boxes.
In addition, the T1 Series features ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR) technology that bumps up the display’s contrast ratio to an astounding 20000:1 for crisper, more realistic pictures during gameplay or movie viewing.
The TV Monitor TV T1 also comes with an intelligent remote control that enables users to adjust settings conveniently and easily.
At Play: Experience Blockbuster Games the Way They Were Meant to be Enjoyed
The T1 Series’ dual 7W stereo speakers, concealed deftly behind an attractive speaker mesh, are fully capable of delivering cinematic virtual surround sound. Users can further customize the audio to suit their prevailing entertainment scenarios by selecting one of four sound presets. The Vocal, Rock, Soft and Boom modes are tailored for speech-heavy content, rock music, soft music and action games respectively. With HDMI inputs and component ports, users will enjoy convenient connectivity to various game consoles.
Additionally, Splendid Game Mode boosts the brightness and contrast of dim, hard-to-see areas while leaving well-lit areas untouched, enabling users to see enemies lurking in dark corners.
At Work: Generous Screen Real Estate and Comfortable Document Viewing
The T1 Series boost users’ productivity with a large 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, offering a perfect solution for web browsing, e-mail composing, document editing and creative work. Splendid Standard Mode also ensures that every detail in graphics, documents and websites is captured crisply and in optimized color—greatly enhancing comfort during viewing.
Inspired Design for Inspirational Home Living
The T1 Series is designed not just to complement, but enhance, the interiors of today’s contemporary homes. Defined by sensuous curves and embellished with chic gold accents, an intricate floral-patterned speaker mesh and a gorgeous high gloss stand, the T1 Series is more akin to a piece of modern furniture than an electronic device.
Advanced Technologies for Exceptional Visual Performance
The T1 Series’ stunning visual performance—regardless of video source—is comparable to a large-sized living room television, thanks to features such as a 2D/3D comb-filter, noise reduction, 3D de-interlace, 2:2/3:2 pull down and the exclusive Splendid™ Video Intelligence Technology and tint adjustment. Splendid™ Video Intelligence Technology adjusts the displays' parameters to ensure optimized colors with the four preset modes (Scenery, Night View, Game and Standard).