So you invited your buddies over to watch the game and sample your secret barbecue sauce on the backyard patio, but the idea of lugging an HDTV outside and exposing it to the elements kind of, well, puts a damper on things. Maybe not. Garden Grove, CA-based Pantel makes a specialty out of creating weatherproof TVs, and their newest offering, the 42-inch PAN-420 HDTV, joins their 52-inch and 65-inch models providing full 1080p high-def along with full weatherproofing.
Some more stats for the PAN-420:
• Contrast ration: 1600:1
• Remote: waterproof
• HDMI inputs: 1
• Weatherproofed against: rain and snow, wind and dust; operable at -32 degrees up to 145 degrees F
• Super bright panel
• Wide 85-degree viewing angle
• Weight: 64.5 lb.
• Price: $5,000
For more info, go to http://www.panteltv.com.