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Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was a good height. Andy said in his review of the iiyama B2280HS “Great resolution, plus a solid, partly metal stand which has tilt, swivel and height adjustment making it very flexible” and scored the iiyama B2280HS 5 stars. T mentioned in their review of the iiyama B2280HS on Amazon in August last year “Very stable, impressive height adjustment and rotation”. T also wrote “Great quality display, more practical than many others I have used, Very easy to adjust in height, with one finger it just slides up”.
Some iiyama B2280HS reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was a good weight. T wrote in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon in August last year “Plenty of weight in bottom of stand, which makes it far more stable than mostCables provided are greyish white, that look really good with white screen.”.
Easy to Use
Several iiyama B2280HS reviewers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. T said on Amazon in August last year “Great quality display, more practical than many others I have used, Very easy to adjust in height, with one finger it just slides up”. T also wrote “Rotates easily to portrait which handy for photography”.
One customer said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Andy said in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon three years ago “Very easy to get a comfortable and ergonomic viewing position” and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.
A few iiyama B2280HS reviewers agreed that the product was well made. Andy wrote on Amazon three years ago “Excellent product, solid versatile stand” and scored it 99 out of 100. Andy also wrote “Great resolution, plus a solid, partly metal stand which has tilt, swivel”. Andy also mentioned “Appears to be solidly built”.
One iiyama B2280HS owner reckoned that the iiyama B2280HS was good value for money. Andy mentioned in his iiyama B2280HS review “Overall I think it is great value for money and appears to be solidly built”. One customer reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Andy wrote on Amazon “Was very disappointed because it had a cheap plastic stand with no ability for even a tilt”.
Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
Iiyama is one of the better rated flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and iiyama also has good ratings for its medium monitors.
One iiyama B2280HS reviewer who reviewed this PC monitors considered that it was ergonomic. Andy wrote on Amazon “Very easy to get a comfortable and ergonomic viewing position” in his review.
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Good Picture Quality
One customer who purchased it considered that it had good colour saturation. Andy mentioned three years ago “This iiyama B2280HS has clear colours and great resolution, plus a solid, partly metal stand which has tilt, swivel”.
Good Product Quality
One person who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. T rated it 99 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitors last year “Great quality display, more practical than many others I have used, Very easy to adjust in height, with one finger it just slides up”.
One iiyama B2280HS reviewer who purchased the iiyama B2280HS thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Andy scored this PC monitors 99 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “HDMI, DVI and good old VGA D plug” in his review of this PC monitors.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The B2280HS has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the B2280HS also have a built-in speaker.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.
Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the B2280HS the widths range from 51mm to 960mm, and the average width is 590mm. The B2280HS is one of the narrower medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the B2280HS (only 509.5 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
PC screens with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the 221B6 (£127.14) (511mm), or the 227E6 (£79.98) (511mm) both from Philips.
Very Fast Response Time
At only 2 milliseconds, the B2280HS has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago. The response times of flatpanel monitors of this age and type range from 1ms to 40ms.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The B2280HS does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VG2437 (£163.98), or the DELL UZ2215H (£201.55) which also has a higher Rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the B2280HS, the B2280HS does not have an integrated card reader.
Other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the SW2700PT (£523.19), or the BL3201 (£650.71) both from Benq or the DELL UP3214Q (£598.80).
Not 3D Compatible
The B2280HS is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the B2280HS are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 (£249.97), or the Acer XB240H (£149.99) which also has a higher Rating.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The B2280HS has a very narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the B2280HS. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the B2280HS have horizontal viewing angles of between 18° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.
Very Small Viewable Height
At only 268.11 millimeters, the iiyama B2280HS has a quite small viewable height compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the B2280HS the viewable heights range from 230mm to 630mm.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.
If you would prefer a PC display with a more display resolution then you might want to consider the HP DreamColor LP2480zx (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the B2280HS has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the B2280HS. Medium monitors that were released one year ago have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 18W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.4W.
Very Small Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the B2280HS is 64cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.7 centimeters, the B2280HS has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium monitors of this age.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on PC screens of this spec and age.
Quite Small Viewable Width
At only 476.64 millimeters, the B2280HS has a quite small viewable width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The smallest viewable width of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the B2280HS is 280mm and the biggest is 880mm.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B2280HS is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the B2280HS has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.
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OK Running Costs
Based on average energy prices we estimate that the B2280HS will cost £37 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 486 PC screens of this type and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
This PC screen was released over a year ago.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus VX279N (£215.48), or the Acer G257HU (£228.76).
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12000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the iiyama B2280HS is 12000000:1. That's over two times the contrast ratio of the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 5000000:1.
If you are looking for a PC display with a higher contrast ratio then you might want to consider the LE-24 (£164.66) (20000000:1), or the LE-22 (£137.76) (20000000:1) both from Neovo or the Fujitsu B24T-7 (20000000:1).
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