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DoubleSight DS-309W

68

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DoubleSight DS-309W

DoubleSight DS-309W
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A fully featured but 5 year old 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution PC monitor, with satisfactory running costs and a massive 30" display diagonal
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels No 7ms Dec 2012
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DoubleSight DS-309W Review

With excellent features, we have scored the DoubleSight DS-309W as follows:
86
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£440 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £440 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Very wide horizontal viewing angle
3 viewing modes: full screen, split screen, picture in picture
Ultra high 2560 x 1600 resolution
IPS panel technology
Built in dual scaler no special video card required
Inputs include display port, dual link DVI-D, VGA, HDMI
CCFL back light technology
Piano black housing
TAA compliant
3 year warranty

DoubleSight DS-309W In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The DS-309W is in the most expensive 1% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DS-309W is £440.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in December 2012.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The display diagonal of the DoubleSight DS-309W of 30" is bigger than 90% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the DS-309W is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The DoubleSight DS-309W's response time of 7ms is in the slowest 14% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DoubleSight DS-309W has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The DS-309W's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 5% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all PC monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The vertical viewing angle of the DS-309W of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 79% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the DoubleSight DS-309W of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 74% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The DoubleSight DS-309W features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of flatpanel monitors which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

doublesight displays ds309w

Barcodes:

00816220001372, 08162200013722

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