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Asus VS229 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LCD Mar 2014
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178 Ultra Wide View Meets Classic Elegant Design Delicate touches make a monitor truly great, VS229H Full HD LED monitor, with 80,000,000:1 high contrast ratio and HDMI interface, is optimized... More
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 11,099 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good reviews for its LCD screens. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Asus VS229 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Asus VS229 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the VS229. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the VS229 is -5°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Light

The average weight of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VS229 is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg. With a weight of only 3.1 kilograms, the Asus VS229 is fairly light compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VS229.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the VS229 do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Asus VS229 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the iiyama XB2779QS-W1[plb_1954340_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VS229 are not 3D. The Asus VS229 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to consider the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VS229 do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VS229 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC displays of this age and spec do not have a card reader integrated. The Asus VS229 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a card reader integrated including the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

With a display diagonal (metric) of only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VS229 has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display diagonal (metric) of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VS229 is 63cm.

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the VS229 the power consumption (off)s range from 0.005W to 21W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.5W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VS229 has a fairly high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus VS229

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VS229 will cost £58 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 993 medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the VS229 over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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LCD Display

The Asus VS229 has an LCD display which is better than most LCD screens of this age and type. Most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it have an LED display.

If the display type of this flatpanel monitor is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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3D
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HDCP
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Horizontal Scan Range
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
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Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
HDMI Ports Quantity
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DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
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AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
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Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
HDMI

Expert Reviews

20 November 2014

Przedmiotem mojej pierwszej (mini) recenzji jest monitor LED ? Asus VS229HV , oparty na matrycy IPS. Szuka?em czego? uniwersalnego za ok. 5 stówek, co by zast?pi?o leciw? Beline? (17`). Wst?pnie... Read more…

11 November 2013

I. T?ng quan: VS229HH s? h?u màn hình r?ng 21.5 inches. Nhìn s? qua chi?c màn hình này thì không có gì ??c bi?t, v?n là thi?t k? d?ng c? ?i?n. Theo thông s? c?a nhà s?n xu?t, màn... Read more…

User Reviews

(179)
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my Annke cctv system. At £49.99 it's a steal and works perfectly. A vga cable is included which was what was needed to connect to my cctv base unit. Picture quality is fine and... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by BobbyUK94
(Verified Purchase)

Received and packaged perfectly. Excellent monitor for someone starting out with a gaming PC, or just as a casual use monitor. It is a beautiful screen with sharp image. It is easy to tilt and... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Julia Todosjeva | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I did not expected excellent quality, but I can't get a proper focus on the letters at all. If there is issue with resolution why somebody is making D-Sub version at all? The only reason why I am... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Why waste money on more expensive screens? I bought a couple of Dell screens as they had the best reviews. They are for my main office. I needed a screen abroad for a time so I bought and had... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this screen primarily for use with my work laptop to provide more working area. However, I have had far more use out of this than just that. The screen size is just perfect for the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.30
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Total running cost over 5 years £92.30
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0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00886227556748, 00886227565979, 00886227979066, 04053162744943, 04056572600380, 04712900113990, 04712900367638, 04716659145554, 04716659556749, 04716659565970, 04716659814887, 04716659979067, 04716659979074, 05052183864752, 05712505745083

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