Zalman

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Zalman
Type Public
Traded as KRX: 090120
Industry Computer hardware industry
Founded 1999
Headquarters South Korea
Products Computer case
Computer cooling
Power supply
TFT LCD
Parent Moneual
Website www.zalman.co.kr

Zalman Tech Co. (KRX: 090120) is a South Korean company that develops and provides aftermarket desktop computer products with primary focus on cooling enhancement.

Zalman has done considerable product development since its 1999 founding, and now holds several patents focusing on both cooling and fan noise-reduction. Personal computer systems can generate significant heat and noise, the management of which is important for those modifying or assembling computer systems. Zalman's product range includes specialized heat sink and fan solutions for CPUs, as well as quiet power supplies, computer water cooling systems, motherboard chipset coolers, graphics card heat sink and fan combos, laptop coolers, cases, and hard disk cases that lower temperature and reduce noise.

Zalman's primary competitors include: Vantec, Thermaltake, Spire, Cooler Master and Arctic.

Zalman also developed a completely fanless case. It used a fin based design to dissipate heat with heat generating components like the graphics card and motherboard transferring heat to the case body via a system of heat pipes and radiators.[citation needed]

Zalman introduced the CNPS9500AM2, a heatsink was meant specifically for socket AM2 compatibility on May 23, 2006.[1]

Zalman also broke into the headphone market with its 5.1 headphone system, ZM-RS6F/M.

Monitors[edit]

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Zalman is a pioneer in stereoscopic (three-dimensional) LCD monitors, which utilize +45°/+45° polarized 3D glasses. These products allow the user to play games and other 3D media in full 3D stereoscopy (but with a 50% drop in vertical resolution per frame since only every second line is visible to each eye).[2] Its 3D driver requires the native vertical resolution.

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  • SG100G (glasses)
  • SG100C (clip)

Financial issues[edit]

On 30 October 2014, it was reported that Zalman had defaulted on a large loan amounting to over 3 billion won.[3] Following this, the company applied for "initiation of corporate turnaround process".[4] This means the company is attempting to return itself to solvency.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ FrostyTech - Article #1958
  2. ^ www.acousticpc.com. "Zalman 22 inch Widescreen Trimon 2D \ 3D LCD Monitor". Acousticpc.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  3. ^ "Zalman announces default of loan". Reuters. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Zalman Tech Co., Ltd. applies for Initiation of corporate turnaround process". Reuters. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 

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