This is the vendor's first 22-inch multifunction monitor (MFM) with built-in professional HDMI and HDCP. It comes with standard AV and s-video inputs and can be directly connected to a user's DVD player, gaming console or set-top box without a PC. The monitor uses natural colour adjustment technology to provide quality pictures and has a contrast ratio of 1000:1. Its fast 5ms response time eliminates the possibility of ghosting in images, according to the vendor. Other features include a wide viewing angle and adjustable stand as well as a built-in 6-in-1 card reader that allows users to directly access a data storage device. The monitor contains three viewing modes -- bright mode for image display or video; word processing mode for typing text; and economic mode for Web browsing.
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AOC TFT LCD 416V
This screen is targeted at users and businesses where full HD resolution and multi-tasking is a necessity. The monitor is capable of displaying 16.7 million colours, which AOC claims is 500,000 more than any other monitor in its class. Its narrow edge design provides a quality exterior and wider viewing area. Built-in Dynamic Contrast Ratio (DRC) produces a contrast ratio of 3000:1, while dynamic colour boost (DCB) technology enhances colour saturation via five different settings. AOC also endorses five eco modes that include text, Internet, game, movie and sport to suit most types of viewing requirements. The monitor has a 5ms response time and a brightness of 300 cd /m2 to ensure the viewing experience is sharp and clear.
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Samsung SyncMaster 275T
The latest addition to the SyncMaster line-up has a 27-inch widescreen, 16:10 format display and 1920 x 1200 resolution to handle multiple on-screen applications in precise and accurate detail. Its native resolution allows users to fit more information on-screen at once, while the patented Samsung S-PVA panel with 97 per cent Wide Colour Gamut CCFL technology delivers quality images and colour reproduction. The monitor has a 178-degree viewing angle and an adjustable backlight brightness to provide DCR of up to 3000:1. The advanced 6ms grey-to-grey response rate also ensures fast moving images are delivered without ghosting, according to Samsung. The LCD monitor can connect to a variety of external inputs and supports VGA, DVI, composite, s-video, component and USB as well as HDCP protected digital content through its DVI port.
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This 24-inch wide format TFT screen features advance colour technology and super sharp contrast. The combination of a large, bright display and adjustable tilt, swivel and pivot features make the L2465 ideal for business users, HP said. The monitor includes 1000:1 contrast ratio, sharp, high graphic resolutions up to 1920 x 1200, a 178-degree viewing angle and 6ms response time. The space saving design includes slim and narrow bezels, which is handy for when several screens need to be viewed together. Featuring HP Display LiteSaver technology, the L2465 has digital, analogue and video compatibility. An optional HP Flat Panel Speaker Bar adds speakers without unnecessary bulk. It offers up to 500 nits of brightness and comes with a three-year warranty.
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This large screen allows users to view two documents side-by-side, or two multiple multimedia applications at once, along with a navigational tool bar. With a HDMI and HDCP input, the VX2835wm delivers clear and crisp HD images to enhance the entertainment experience. ViewSonic claims this model features the world's fastest response time of 3ms. It features ViewSonic's ClearMotiv II technology, 1920 x 1200 native resolution, 500 nits of brightness and a 1000:1 contrast ratio. The monitor contains Opticolor technology which optimises colour and skin tones within movies, games and photos. It also includes 3D interlacing technology which provides quality pictures, colour processing and advanced scaling.
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NEC MultiSync LCD2490WUXi
NEC's X-Light Pro backlight/sensor design ensures the brightness and colour settings on this monitor can be held constant over the useful life of the display which, according to NEC, is important for most sensitive image review environments. Its ColourComp technology helps to compensate for slight variations in the white uniformity level and evens out the luminance uniformity of the display while also improving the colour. The monitor has a
6.5ms response time (grey-to-grey), 800:1 contrast ratio, 1920 x 1200 native resolutions, and 400cd/m2 maximum brightness setting. It also supports an internal programmable 12-bit lookup table (LUT) for calibration as well as more points of shading between white and black and improved representation of gamma curves. The monitor has a height-adjustable stand and a four-year warranty.
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