LaCie 324, a 24-inch LCD Monitor for Creative Professionals unveiled

LaCie 24-inch 324 LCD monitor

LaCie has announced its latest 24-inch 324 LCD monitor that is essentially aimed at creative professionals. The new display features an industry-leading S-PVA panel thanks to which the monitor exhibits breathtaking colors to its wide 92 percent NTSC gamut.

In addition, the LaCie 324 also includes an in-built 10-bit gamma correction mechanism that minimizes banding and guarantees that color gradients are smoothly rendered. With its 16:10 wide-screen format, this monitor can showcase two letter-size (A4) pages side by side with additional room for palettes and toolbars. The monitor incorporates a 16:10 wide-screen format, which can present two letter-size (A4) pages side by side with further room for palettes and toolbars.

Furthermore, the new monitor supports high definition video up to, and including, 1080p sources. Featuring Faroudja DCDi and TrueLife video technologies, the quality of video content is superior. It also bundles noise removal and adaptive contrast features that accentuate the productivity of moving images further.

The LaCie 324 accepts four concurrently connected computers or video sources via its VGA, DVI and two HDMI ports, and supports HDCP for Blu-Ray and HD DVD compatibility. Out of which, two of the sources can be simultaneously seen in picture-in-picture mode.

A touch sensitive control panel, integrated three-port USB 2.0 hub and a speaker/headphone port are the other features that the all-new LaCie 324 LCD monitor pack in, thus making it possible for users to connect most peripherals directly to their display in an extremely convenient way.

Further on, LaCie easyHood, a one-piece monitor hood with anti-reflective black velvet lining intended to cut down the glare in brightly lit workplaces. The bundle also includes the LaCie 324 plus calibration software and LaCie Blue Eye Pro colorimeter.

Slated to launch by Jan-end, the LaCie 324 display will be priced at $999 onwards.