All-in-one multimedia PC on a massive scale
Saturday June 28, 2003
It's the type of big screen you would expect to find on the wall of an impressive home cinema, but the TEK PANEL 300 is actually and all-in-one multimedia computer that offers 76cm of screen real estate in a slim-line design just 12.5cm thick.
The expansive 16 million colour, Active Matrix (TFT) LCD screen provides a brilliant digital image using advanced DVI-LVDS signalling.
On the computing front, the TEK PANEL 300 features Pentium 4 power, Radeon graphics, 512MB memory a high speed 120GB hard drive, is fully upgradeable and runs on the XP Pro operating system.
A wireless keyboard and mouse operational to a distance of up to 10m is included and PC/peripheral connectivity is covered from all angles: six USB 2.0 ports, Internet via RJ-11 or 10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45) serial and open PCI slot are standard, plus TEK PANEL can handle any TV input from cable, antenna, satellite or S-Video.
Outputs are also plentiful, including Digital Dolby AC-3 and HDTV support.
The largest all-in-one unit on the market today according to Tekpanel, this mega-PC is currently available online for US$6,495.00 through www.tekpanel.com.
About the Author
Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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