Stand back for Panasonic's hi-def picture viewer

Sure, you could view your snaps on that 19in monitor in the bedroom... or, you could hook up to the humongous 42in plasma in the lounge.Trouble is, mo

Sure, you could view your snaps on that 19in monitor in the bedroom... or, you could hook up to the humongous 42in plasma in the lounge.Trouble is, most cameras will only output to TV in lowly 640x480 VGA. Not so this HDTV photo player from Panasonic.Rather than see pixels go to waste, it pumps out your precious pics in mighty 1080i res via a HD component cable.Panny has also endowed it with the grandly titled "Venus Engine III image processing LSI", for which read "a quick way to breeze through snaps at around one per second".So what are you waiting for? Invite the neighbours round for a holiday slideshow – we're sure they'll love it now it's in hi-def...

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