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ADS LAUNCHES PC- AND MAC-COMPATIBLE SCAN CONVERTER.

ADS Technologies has launched the TV Elite XGA, an XGA-to-TV scan converter that allows users to display computer content on big screen television screens in resolutions up to 1024 x 768.

This PC- and Mac-compatible scan converter generates sharp, stable TV images from noninterlaced VGA signals. Common uses for the Mac and PC compatible video adapter will be for big-screen display of office applications and computer games.

The TV Elite XGA has been designed as a plug-and-play tool for executives and educators who want to make stunning, multimedia presentations and for computer gamers who want to take gameplay to the big screen TV with clear, flicker-free image quality.

"The popularity of computer gaming software coupled with the dazzling realism of their graphics has created a desire among gamers for bigger pictures with sharp images," remarked Mike McCoy, president of ADS Technologies.

"ADS is excited to offer the TV Elite XGA as a solution for the high image quality they demand. TV Elite XGA also includes an infra-red wireless remote for members of the business and educational communities. They can take advantage of this technology to create visual presentations that their audience will watch, pay attention to and remember."

The Benefits of XGA-to-TV Scan Conversion

TV Elite XGA features plug-and-play installation and does not require software. Once connected, computer content can be displayed on both computer monitor and TV screen at resolutions up to 1024 x 768 and at vertical refresh rates up to 100 MHz. Real time conversion of XGA to TV and five-line anti-flickering technology produces high clarity and image quality.

On-screen controls for brightness, picture width, horizontal and vertical positioning, overscan/underscan, and zoom functions can be controlled by the package's infra-red remote control.

TV Elite XGA has 200 percent zoom and pan functions and gives users the ability to instantly zoom to any of 16 areas on the TV screen, which provides the user with the mobility and ability to make dynamic and interactive presentations.

Includes: TV Elite XGA, nine-ft. composite video cable, nine ft. S-VHS cable, A/C power supply, cables necessary to connect between TV Elite and the computer for Mac and PC, and remote control.

System Requirements and Availability

Requires: IBM compatible PC or MAC, VGA card, TV or VCR with video inputs (RCA or S-VHS). Windows requirements: IBM compatible 486 or higher processor, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, DOS. Mac requirements: Macintosh Performa or PowerMac with 68020 or higher processor, MacOS System 7.1 or higher, VGA/MacVGA or higher resolution. Estimated street price is $169; available at most retail outlets.

About Ads Technologies Inc.

ADS Technologies provides the technology of multimedia, upgrade and networking solutions to the personal computer marketplace. The privately held company manufactures scan converters, TV tuner cards, and USB and 1394 hardware for both PCs and Macs.

For more information, call 800/888-5244.
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