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SAMSUNG 2693HM Glossy Black 26" 5ms DVI HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor with Height/Pivot Adjustments 400 cd/m2 DC 3000:1 Built in Speakers

  • 1920 x 1200 5ms
  • DC 3000:1(1000:1)
  • D-Sub, DVI, HDMI
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The Samsung 2693HM 26-Inch LCD Monitor offers razor-sharp, widescreen HDMI image clarity and a host of innovative features. With 1920 x 1200 resolution and a dynamic 3000:1 contrast ratio you'll be amazed by the images this wide-spectrum monitor offers. A pair of 2-watt integrated speakers provide you clear, bright sound without taking up precious desk space.

Thanks to the 160º viewing angle and 4-way adjustable stand, you'll have the most comfortable view no matter where you sit! When you pivot the monitor face, the widescreen display automatically shifts to the new orientation, so you can see your portrait or landscape-oriented documents full-screen, without scrolling.

The 2693HM features an advanced triple interface, which handles a standard D-Sub 15-pin, a DVI connection, and an HDMI connection. An 5ms response time virtually eliminates the "blur" of slower monitors. Whether you're rendering video or graphics, enjoying your photos and movies, or gaming, you won’t believe your eyes when you see the stunning color and clarity of the 2693HM.

  • newegg Full HD Format Support With the Samsung Samsung 2693HM's maximum resolution of 1920x1200 and complete HD support (up to 1080p), enjoy dazzling and lifelike video from your computer, next-gen game console and HD video player.
  • newegg Fast Response Time Featuring a super-fast 5ms response time, the Samsung 2693HM ensures seamless color switching for enhanced motion video and gaming performance.
  • newegg 4-way Ergonomic Stand The Samsung 2693HM provides height, pivot, tilt and swivel adjustments for extreme viewing comfort and flexibility.
  • newegg HDMI Input The Samsung 2693HM features an HDMI input to receive high-definition digital video and audio through a single, convenient cable connection. HDMI's appeal has made it the choice interface for a broad selection of HD-capable video devices and gaming consoles.
  • newegg Built-in Speakers With high-quality built-in speakers, the Samsung 2693HM provides rich stereo sound while saving precious desktop space.
  • newegg Windows Vista Certified The Samsung 2693HM display has passed the Windows Hardware Quality Labs testing for guaranteed compatibility with Microsoft Windows Vista's premium standards. Maximize your Windows Vista view with the impressive Samsung 2693HM display!

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 8/19/2013 10:21:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: I bought this monitor back in 2008 and it's still working just fine.

Cons: none!

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  • Robert G.
  • 1/11/2013 7:28:00 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsYear 3.5 of a 3 yr warranty

Pros: Nice Monitor for the first 4 years

Cons: Purchased in July of 08. This (at the time of purchase)$500 monitor just burnt. I am not Happy

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  • Sidney F.
  • 8/23/2009 1:07:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent monitor

Pros: No dead pixels. Excellent clarity...plays games smoothly and with superb contrast. Very good view from different angles while sitting.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: Beautiful. large monitor with superb color and clarity. The size of this monitor makes working on my computer much more enjoyable than my old 19 in CRT.
Personally, I really like the touch controls. Easy to use unless you are in a room with no light. It only took a few minutes to set up the screen, I used the settings from an earlier post (ErkWit) except that I used a higher brightness level (30)... Everyone's eyesight has a little different threshold for brightness.
I wouldn't hesitate to buy another!

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/4/2009 8:14:27 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggssynchmaster 2693 HM

Pros: Looks good when it works. Samsung support tries to help but there is no correcting a bad design.

Cons: Touch sensitive buttons do not work well at all for me. Once the monitor turns off good luck getting it to turn back on. The solution I found was to simply leave it on and let it go into "power save". Also, the stand is very flimsy and wobbles at the slightest touch.

Other Thoughts: It needs a better on/off switch. If they would do away with the touch sensitive one and just leave the rocker switch on the back they could solve alot of problems.

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  • michael d.
  • 7/15/2009 3:38:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggspoor quality

Pros: good picture

Cons: poorly built. after 1 month, on-screen menu would automaticly cycle on and off. monitor would randomly shut itself off.

Other Thoughts: tech supprt was helpfull, but after 15 days, new unit still had not shipped from Samsung. tech support said it may be another week before it ships. last Samsung product I will purchase.

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  • randy p.
  • 7/11/2009 5:32:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice

Pros: Not one complaint. It is a sweet monitor.

Cons: N/A

Other Thoughts: I would like another one

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/1/2009 8:39:46 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Screen

Pros: Sharp resolution, fast startup, didn't require any calibration, games look great. And for once, no dead pixels.

Cons: Might need to buy another before long!

Other Thoughts: This was at the right price and was shipped fast.

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  • stephen o.
  • 6/29/2009 6:23:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsUnique Monitor

Pros: Has HDMI, DVI, D-Sub, and audio connections. A fine monitor.

Cons: No remote control option. If the HDMI signal turns off, the screen shows a bouncing "No signal" box instead of going into standby. Touch sensitive buttons need stickers. Built-in sound is tinny.

Other Thoughts: I've happily used this monitor as my "TV" for the last 6 months. A PS3 provides DVD playback and games, and a MacBook provides Hulu and other Internet TV streams. A set of beefy computer speakers plugged into the audio out provides the sound. The only thing lacking is a way to change the volume without getting up, though a better set of computer speakers could fix that.

Every once and while when setting up a PS3 DVD playback, the sound will be missing. Replugging-in the HDMI cable fixes the problem, I suppose because the initial HDCP didn't go well.

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  • Eric W.
  • 6/9/2009 1:31:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAn improvement from the 245bw

Pros: I upgraded from a Samsung 245bw that I bought a couple of years ago. My main reasons for upgrading were the terrible backlight bleed and lack of HDMI port on the 245bw.

Fortunately the 2x93hm series takes care of these problems. There is still a small amount of bleeding around the edges but overall the quality is far superior. And with the hdmi port I never have to swap DVI inputs at the monitor if I want to play ps3 or xbox360.

Another pro is the extremely useful tilt/rotate/pivot stand (which functions similar to the 245bw). I have to rotate my display 180 degree to watch it from my sofa so a rotating stand was essential (and a primary reason why I bought this one over the newer Samsung T260 and other brands).

Cons: So far there's only two cons: the stand is very flimsy in comparison to the 245bw and the source switching is quite slow. DVI to HDMI switch takes about 6 seconds and from HDMI to analog takes about 3. The 245bw took 1-2 seconds from VGA to DVI.

Also I don't care that much but the touch controls are laughably bad. I have to hit each button 1-6 times for it to register (the menu button is the worst). It's a good thing you don't need to use them often.

Other Thoughts: There are probably other, cheaper, and (perhaps) better solutions out there if you want a 1920*1200 display with a HDMI port. That said, the monitor performs well on the lagom.nl tests and the backlight bleed is greatly diminished from the 245bw.

For kicks, here are my monitor settings (which I found from someone who used a eye2 calibration thingy):

Brightness : 17
Contrast : 85
Red : 20
Green : 12
Blue : 23
Sharpness: 40

Apparently these settings allow the monitor to display 93% of the color gamut, whatever that means. Keep in mind that the correct settings may depend on your OS color profiles too.

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  • Xiao J.
  • 5/29/2009 7:29:22 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Large beautiful screen. No dead pixels on delivery. Samsung always had beautiful frames. The touch sensitive buttons aren't as big a deal as some have made it out to be.

Cons: The stand does seem a little flimsy. Not to say that it feels like it will crack but for the size I would have expected a more solid feeling stand. The screen itself doesn't snap to the standard angles when rotating (horizontal, vertical) so its hard to get it perfectly level. Turning the monitor is not as smooth as I like.

Other Thoughts: The DVI cord is a little short, my old 19" samsung came with a much longer DVI. Not necessarily a problem but it can be if you are like me and have some distance between your PC and the desk.

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