ViewSonic intros ultra-thin bezel CD4230 digital signage display

Daniel Lim - Feb 25, 2009
ViewSonic intros ultra-thin bezel CD4230 digital signage display

ViewSonic has announced new ultra-thin bezel CD4230 commercial LCD display and VTMS2431 multimedia LCD HDTV, at Digital Signage Expo today, to accompany its open frame digital signage networked display and media players.

The 42-inch CD4230 is housed in a narrow bezel measures at sub-14mm, it’s much slimmer than its predecessor at 15.9mm, but far from reaching the groundbreaking NEC’s MultiSync X451UN with nearly half the size. The VESA-mount compliant thin-frame ViewSonic offers a contrast ratio of 1,500:1 and 500 nits of display brightness, as well as legacy VGA port and digital DVI video connectivity. (picture shows CD4220)

Also announced is a 24-inch consumer Full HD LCD HDTV with digital signage capability. The VTMS2431 is ViewSonic’s first LCD display with a built-in multimedia player, digital tuner, USB port and RS-232 connector.

The CD4230 and VTMS2431 are slated to hit the market in Q2 this year at $1,999 and $449, respectively.

LAS VEGAS –(Business Wire)– Feb 25, 2009 ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display products, today announced the addition of an ultra-thin bezel commercial display, the CD4230, and an LCD HDTV with multimedia support, the VTMS2431, to its digital signage family. These products accompany ViewSonic’s open frame LCD displays and RISC- and x86-based network media players, making the company a complete solutions provider for businesses that need to implement a full digital signage network.

CD4230 – ultra-thin bezel commercial LCD

At 13.77mm, the CD4230 is ViewSonic’s new ultra-thin bezel 42” commercial display, setting a new slim standard for large format, high-impact digital signage. Its high brightness (500 nits) and 1,500:1 contrast ratio provide clear images suitable for outdoor use. It is also RS-232 daisy-chain capable, contains DVI and VGA ports, is VESA-mount compliant with carrying handles and can facilitate DDC / CI communication between a PC and monitor for management, diagnostics and remote control.

The CD4230 will be available in Q2, 2009 for $1,999 MSRP.

VTMS2431 – multimedia-capable LCD HDTV

The VTMS2431 is ViewSonic’s first LCD HDTV with multimedia capabilities. The 24” display provides Full HD resolutions up to 1080p, has an integrated ATSC / NTSC / QAM tuner and is equipped with an internal media player and USB port to support pictures and videos. Its RS-232 port enables users to control it remotely, allowing the product to truly transform from a TV into a signage display.

The VTMS2431 will be available in Q2, 2009 for $449 MSRP.

“As a leader in visual display technology, we understand what it takes to set up and manage a digital signage network,” said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic North America. “The addition of these new products to our portfolio furthers our position as a one-stop shop for installers that demand a complete solution set.”

Other products ViewSonic will have on display at Digital Signage Expo in booth #1829 include its x86- and RISC-based network media players, the NMP550, NMP600 and NMP610, as well as its open frame LCD displays, ideal for mall kiosks, simulators, instrumentation packs and gaming and entertainment installations. For more information on ViewSonic products, please visit

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