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ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 ASCR 20000:1 (1000:1) W/Speakers

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  • 1920 x 1080 5ms
  • ASCR 20000:1 (1000:1)
  • D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI

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The large 23.6" Asus Splendid LCD monitor is a full HD 1080p widescreen display that provides true-to-life and stunning clarity multimedia experience with a 20000:1 (ASCR) contrast ratio and HDMI input, along with built-in hidden stereo speakers and SPDIF audio output.

The Asus exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence technology optimizes overall display for the best results in image preview, movie playback and gaming, with five preset modes (Standard, Game, Scenery, Night View and Theater) and 3 skin tone presets for more natural-looking human subjects on screen. You will enjoy optimized colors for various multimedia entertainment scenarios on the VH242H.

Coming in contemporary glossy piano-black front bezel and smooth base, the stylish VH242H is also designed with sophistication, like convenient key controls, cable management, and VESA wall-mountable. 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 Asus VH242H.

  • newegg Full HD 1080p Support With a maximum 1920x1080 resolution and widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio, the Asus VH242H displays full HD 1080p content in its native format without any loss of image quality.
  • newegg ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology The Asus exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology employs a color engine to automatically optimize image quality with intelligent color, brightness, contrast and sharpness corrections for the best results in image preview, movie playback and gaming. 5 Splendid video preset modes via hotkey as well as 3 skin tone presets are available for optimal visual experience.
  • newegg ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) Technology ASCR Technology automatically adjusts the luminance of the backlight for better displays according to the image contents, and improves the contrast ratio to 20000:1 for more realistic depictions of night scenes during games or movies.
  • newegg Aspect Control Aspect Control function allows users to select a preferred display mode among Full and 4:3 for true-to-life gaming or movie watching without any data loss or image distortion.
  • newegg HDCP-Enabled HDMI/DVI Input The Asus VH242H 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. With HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) support, unlock high resolution and superb-quality protected content.
  • newegg ASUS RAPID REPLACEMENT 2 WAY FREE SHIPPING ASUS now covers return shipping as well as shipping back to the end user, and offers free cross-shipping advanced swap for all urgent LCD RMAs requiring further expedition. Now you can get a replacement LCD as you send your RMA, because good customer service just makes sense. See here for details: //service.asus.com/ARR.html.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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5/ 5
Longevity

Pros: Lasted ten years! Cheap

Cons: Screen doesn’t shut off via hdmi when the PC shuts off; goes to a bright blue screen instead

Overall Review: Only issue ten years later is the power button requires a little finesse to actuate. Otherwise still running strong and not a single dead pixel yet!

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Update: Still using after more than 25,000 hours, May 2019.

Pros: the size of this monitor is very close to perfect. 200 bucks for excellent 1920x1080 resolution.

this thing is plenty bright enough, and the menus are relatively straightforward. contrast is above average in my opinion as well.

Cons: just wish i bought the one with the webcam in it.

Overall Review: viewing angle is most excellent. i have it set up across the room from a bed which is lofted over a couch, and you can see the color perfectly fine from either height, or even the floor. horizontally is pretty good too.

on an unrelated note. i had just one afternoon, where i swear it seemed like the top backlight went out for some reason, which i found odd because i had previously assumed this monitor only had one backlight, (i am still unable to find this information). however, the next day it seemed perfectly fine. perhaps i was just trippin bawls. who knows.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
8 Years

Pros: It works 8 years later. Looks fine. 1 button is now inside monitor

Cons: 1 button is now inside monitor

Overall Review: 8 flippin years

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Verified Owner
5/ 5
best

Pros: Bought in 2009, gave it to my friend a few years ago and its still running strong!

Cons: - not made anymore

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Best Monitor I've ever had

Pros: -True 1080 resolution at a high gaming speed.
-Comes with HDMI cable.
-Beautiful screen colors like a Samsung Galaxy Note.

Cons: -None.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Long Overdue

Pros: I've had this monitor since 2012. It's a wonderful monitor, the colors out of the box have been the settings I have used. I game most of the time, and the first time I used this monitor it was like night and day difference between a TV.

-Only 1 dead pixel in 5 years. I don't even notice it, someone else might, but to me it's just a constant black dot. Like a tiny speck of dirt that can never be removed. It doesn't bother me one bit and I'm very happy to only have 1 in 5 years. Dead pixels were expected, but not found.

-I've taken this to friends houses, I've taken it on multiple trips back and forth to college and my house. (I only wrapped it in a thick blanket) It's held up, I've never had any power issues or anything strange going on like flickering screens. Every setting has always worked.

-I'm sure most monitors nowadays have this but the dimming option was really nice for when I had people sleeping in the same room.

-The speakers are exactly what you would expect. There's a lack of bass, but if you just want to hear sound it will do what you need. If you want quality sound, you're gonna want a separate set of speakers.

I use this monitor as both my PC and Xbox screen. I flip through the inputs to get between them. That setup has been great for many years. I'm just now choosing to update to dual monitors. I wanted to step into the world of 1ms delay and 144Hz refresh rates. ... The first thing I did when I was shopping for a second monitor was look to see if this was still in sale. (Or at least a similar model)

Cons: -None

Overall Review: If you can find this monitor somehow, or a monitor of the same model just upgraded, buy it. It's served me well for 5 years and I'll continue to use it until either it, or the world ends.

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5/ 5
Bought Open Box, delievered DOA, Asus repaired, still running like a champ.

Pros: I bought this as my first 1080p monitor probably 5 years ago. It was open box so when I received it was no surprise that it was DOA. The newegg policy at the time had me RMA through ASUS which I did. Asus paid shipping both ways and although it took an extra two weeks to have it up and working, the monitor has been running perfect since. Built like a tank, has survived many moves and other less than good treatment and is still running just fine.

Cons: a bit heavy.

Overall Review: 10/10.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Six years, still going strong

Pros: Have had this monitor over six years now. It's probably on more than it's off, and it still works great

Cons: none

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