Sharp has today announced the addition of three new models to its P-Series range of LCD TVs, which have been specifically optimised for the UK PAL broadcast signal.

Following in the footsteps of the Aquos P50 Series, and incorporating, the Aquos LC-26P70E, LC-32P70E and LC-37P70E (26 inch, 32 inch and 37 inch respectively) are able to reproduce the UK PAL broadcast signal perfectly, with their 960 x 540 panel resolution providing a stunning, ultra-low noise picture every time.

The TV's also feature a built-in Freeview Digital Terrestrial Tuner, are HD compliant (they haven't actually got the HD ready seal of approval, but do display HD quality images) with display support up to 1080i and 720p and come with a PC Input so you can get away with the “I need it for work” excuse.

In addition to their suitability for the PAL signal, the P70 Series models are future-proofed for forthcoming High Definition (HDTV) broadcasts, featuring an HDMI interface with HDCP copy protection.

The Aquos LC-26P70E, LC-32P70E and LC-37P70E offer inputs for connection to a wide variety of sources: 2 x Scart, AV/S-Video In, Audio Out, HDMI In, CI Slot (Top Up TV) and PC In. An adaptor cable for a VGA component input is also included.

Finally, viewers are assured great sound thanks to 2 x 10W and surround sound.

The Sharp Aquos P70 Series will be available in the UK from April 2006, a price has yet to be set.

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