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Patrick W.

Patrick W.

Joined on 02/14/07

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Most Favorable Review

Good quality with a few caveats

ASUS VK222H 22" WSXGA+ 1680 x 1050 D-Sub, DVI, HDMI Built-in Speakers LCD Monitor w/Webcam
ASUS VK222H 22" WSXGA+ 1680 x 1050 D-Sub, DVI, HDMI Built-in Speakers LCD Monitor w/Webcam

Pros: This monitor has extremely good picture quality and a very fast response time. Followed the tests here: http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/ I'm very impressed.

Cons: -The monitor's stand doesn't elevate to a high enough level to permit a comfortable, ergonomic height. This also effects its viewing angles which distorts colors. -Low quality speakers suffer from high amounts of distortion which is to be expected from built-in setups, don't rely upon these. -Menu layout and controls are difficult to get accustomed to. All five are the same shape and have no obvious indentations, also the escape/back button changes depending upon menu. -There is such a thing as too bright, I have mine set to scenery mode with brightness to 0. -A webcam but no microphone? What were the designers thinking?

Overall Review: Prices are really coming down quickly on LCDs. This device does have its drawbacks, but for the price it does a great job. Overall, this is the part of your computer which you'll look the most at. Aside from the lack of microphone and poor speakers(I'd rather have a usb hub) it's a quality piece of equipment. According to my killawatt this device uses about 44 watts on maximum brightness.