NuTune Unveils 7-mm RF Tuner Module for Ultra-Thin-Profile TV Applications.

NuTune’s 7mm RF Module is specifically designed to address ultra-thin-profile TV applications. These modules are part of NuTune’s Hybrid Front-End family that supports a variety of Digital and Analog Broadcast standards. The new tuner module allows TV manufacturers to design thinner profile flat Hybrid TVs that provides excellent Digital reception and superior Analog performance.

Online PR News – 18-September-2009 – – Singapore, 18th September 2009 – NuTune, a global leader in RF Tuner Modules for TV and Set-Top-Box applications announced today a latest addition to it’s product range. The VH368x series of RF Tuner Front-Ends with 7mm height profile is geared towards manufacturers who are looking to design ultra-thin-profile Hybrid TVs with excellent Digital reception and superior Analog performance.

“With the tremendous growth that the Flat TV markets have seen and the increased demand for ultra-thin-profile Flat TVs, we challenged our R&D team to design the next generation of very thin profile RF tuners that do not compromise on performance.” according to Mr.Lim Kui Yong, NuTune’s Director of Marketing for TV Segment. “The new thinner profile presents many technical challenges but we managed to overcome them and are pleased to offer this new series of ultra low profile tuners to the market.”

Mr. Lim adds, “With LED backlight technology becoming more popular as well as the anticipated boom in OLED based TV panels in the near future, thinner profile RF tuner products will be a standard requirement for all Flat TVs”.

The VH368x family is currently sampling and will be in mass production status beginning of 4th quarter of 2009.

About NuTune
NuTune is a joint venture technology company between NXP Semiconductors and Thomson and a global leader in providing RF Tuner Modules and Solutions to the TV and STB market. Headquartered in Singapore and with R&D centers in Singapore and Germany, NuTune employs over 2000 people all over the world.