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ONKYO unveils WAVIO SE-90PCI soundcard

Iiyama unveils 19" ProLite E481 and 17" E431/E430 LCD monitors

ONKYO unveils WAVIO SE-90PCI soundcard

JapaneseONKYO, known by its high-quality audio equipment, unveiled the internal WAVIO SE-90PCI 2-channel soundcard based on VIA Technologies´ Envy24MT chip.

SE-90PCI is not the first PCI audio solution from the company. ONKYO is also selling the WAVIO SE-150PCI 7.1ch monster on Envy24HT (and the older WAVIO SE-80PCI is out of production).

The SE-90PCI, like the entire WAVIO series and company´s Hi-Fi solutions, supports the proprietary VLSC (Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry) technology reducing digital-analog conversion noise and distortions.

Unlike usual passive LF filters, VLSC is more intelligent. It adds the dynamic intermediate component with negative feedback that processes the incoming signal with inertia required to filter out the noise.

The Envy24MT enables to handle two analog-digital I/O at up to 24-bit/192kHz. The 24-bit/192kHz dual-channel DAC from WOLFSON provides some serious stereo quality.

The spartan functionality (2 x RCA and 1 x optical outputs with no inputs) of the low-profile SE-90PCI makes up for by the uncompromised analog circuitry made of high-quality electrolytic and film capacitors, fully symmetric outputs and copper shield plate.

SE-90PCI specs:

  • 2 x gilded RCA outputs, 1 x optical digital output
  • 0.3Hz to 44kHz frequency range (Line out, +0/-0.5dB)
  • 110dB SNR (Line-out)
  • 32/44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz sampling rate (optical digital output)
  • Supports EAX 2.0, A3D 1.0, QSound

ONKYO SE-90PCI is to go on sale on May 25 for about $100.

Source: PC Watch

Iiyama unveils 19" ProLite E481 and 17" E431/E430 LCD monitors

Iiyama unveiled the new 19" ProLite E481S-3 and 17" ProLite E431S-3 LCD monitors with digital and analog interfaces, and 17" ProLite E430S-3 with analog (VGA) interface only. All models support 8ms response time, which is not a record because some time ago BenQ and ViewSonic announced 4ms displays already. The MSRP will be $500, $330 and $320, respectively.

Both 19" and 17" novelties support resolutions up to 1280x1024 (SXGA), 700:1 contrast, 300cd/m brightness, 135° and °150 vertical and horizontal viewing angles and feature 2W speakers.

The 19" model is sized 418x197x412mm at 5.5kg weight, while the 17" models are sized 369x379x189mm at 4.1kg weight.

Source: PC Watch

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