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Iiyama E2481HSB1 PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LCD Aug 2012
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The ProLite E2481HS is a 24 Full HD 1920 x 1080p LED-backlit monitor with super slim (7 mm) bezel. It features 2ms response time and >5 000 000: 1 Advanced Contrast Ratio assuring clear and... More
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this medium monitor is 70% based on two expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews and

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 51 user reviews the average user rating of this iiyama LCD screen is 86 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

A few people said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Adam Gill mentioned on Amazon “Overall a very happy bunny and a good price to boot” in his review of the iiyama E2481HS and gave the product a very good rating. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Colour reproduction is excellent for my purpose, giving a remarkably reasonably priced display”. C. J. Woodman gave it a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon “Overall very good value for money”.

One iiyama E2481HS reviewer who bought this PC monitor said that it was a bargain for the price. Jonathan Orchison scored this PC monitor 4 stars and he said “Other that that its a great deal” in his iiyama E2481HS review. One iiyama E2481HS reviewer who reviewed the iiyama E2481HS considered that it was cheap. wrote in their iiyama E2481HS review on expert website Expert Reviews “A good-looking budget monitor.”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers thought it was good quality. Three years ago Amazon Customer rated the iiyama E2481HS 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is very good, my daughter” in their review of this PC monitor. Brian Barnes mentioned in the same month “Good quality monitor” in his review. C. J. Woodman said on Amazon in the same month “Picture quality is excellent and sharp” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Size

Seven iiyama E2481HS owners reckoned that it was thin. B. Holloway mentioned in their review of the iiyama E2481HS on Amazon “Bezel is really slim, 9mm top” and rated it 5 stars. Jonathan Orchison wrote in his review of the iiyama E2481HS “Its a great monitor, thin, light and mountable.” . Paul Meenagh mentioned “Great monitor, using two side by side for CAD purposes, so the thin margins are good (about 10mm”.

Good Picture Quality

A few iiyama E2481HS reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Linda Baker mentioned “Very good picture quality”. One iiyama E2481HS reviewer who reviewed the iiyama E2481HS thought it had a sharp image. B. Holloway mentioned “Colour and sharpness are excellent”.

Nice Design

A number of iiyama E2481HS owners who bought it concluded that it was good looking. Adam Gill mentioned in his review on Amazon three years ago “The picture is crystal clear and the bezel pretty small” and rated the product as excellent.

Several iiyama E2481HS owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a thick frame. E. Bowers said “Thin bezel is ideal!” and scored the product 5 stars. Linda Baker wrote “Very thin bezel works well together, He does on line racing” in her review of the iiyama E2481HS and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the E2481HS is only £36 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run LCD screens of a similar age and type.


Easy to Use

One iiyama E2481HS reviewer who bought the iiyama E2481HS reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Adam Gill mentioned in his iiyama E2481HS review on Amazon “I found the manual settings to be the best for my own taste”. One customer said in their reviews that the iiyama E2481HS was easy to assemble. C. J. Woodman said on Amazon “This MonItor was quick to put together and comes very well packed” and rated it 4 stars.

One customer concluded that the product was easy to use. Matt gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon “It's very handy for late night use”.

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Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Iiyama is one of the superior flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and iiyama also has good reviews for its medium monitors.


Good Support

One iiyama E2481HS owner who purchased the iiyama E2481HS said that it had good technical guidance. Four years ago said on Expert Reviews “It needs a colour calibrator to help it reach its full potential” but despite that they scored the product 40 out of 100.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The iiyama E2481HS has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type do not have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the 220B4[pl_1399348_price], or the 236V4L[pl_1447373_price] both from Philips or the iiyama E2480HS[plb_1437284_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Fast Response Time

At only 2 milliseconds, the iiyama E2481HS has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years. Across all the PC displays of this type and age the response times range from 1ms to 69ms.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Robust

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was not well made.

Price Increase of £29.09

The price of the E2481HS has increased by £29.09 in the last 38 days.

Not 3D

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the E2481HS are not 3D. The E2481HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D that might be worth considering include the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] or the Acer GN246HL[plb_2263973_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The E2481HS does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E2481HS also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in camera and we think the Vk248h[pl_2395629_price], or the VK228H[pl_1386924_price] both from Asus is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the E2481HS, the E2481HS does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the E2481HS range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.5W. At only 2 Watts, the E2481HS has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the E2481HS.

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3 Other reasons to consider the iiyama E2481HS

Released Over Four Years Ago

Iiyama released the E2481HS over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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LCD Display

The E2481HS has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the iiyama B2280WSD-B1[plb_1378652_price], the Lenovo LT2423[plb_2048296_price], or the AVUE AVK10S22W[plb_1776148_price] which has better reviews.

PC monitors with a better display type that might also be worth looking at include the S24D390[pl_2204895_price] (LED), or the LS23C350[pl_2336210_price] (LED) both from Samsung or the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Expert Reviews

12 February 2013

A good-looking budget monitor, but it needs a colour calibrator to help it reach its full potential...

19 December 2012

Dit is niet echt een review omdat ik niet genoeg van monitoren weet om een fatsoenlijke review te schrijven. Dit is meer een extra info voor tweakers die deze monitor overwegen om in...

Strak design zonder logo's of print
Slechts n verdacht pixeltje op 3 schermen
DVI-D kabel meegeleverd
Niet te duur
Bezeldikte blijkt 11 5 mm te zijn

User Reviews

Reviewed 8 June 2015 by E. Bowers
(Verified Purchase)

Got 5 of these for gaming rig (see youtube).
Thin bezel is ideal!!

Reviewed 22 April 2015 by Peter Braithwaite
(Verified Purchase)

Llyama are some of the best.

Reviewed 20 April 2015 by Paul Meenagh
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor, using two side by side for CAD purposes, so the thin margins are good (about 10mm). Sound from speakers is poor, so one star lost, but can't expect decent speakers in so small and... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Tim
(Verified Purchase)

Fab screen good quality, good to have bot VGA and DVI pots.
Let down by the fact the stand doesn't tilt or adjust.

Reviewed 17 November 2014 by Dan Towel
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this monitor for several reasons, but a key feature was the...
"monitor with height adjustability and screen rotation allowing you to set the perfect position of the... Read more…

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Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the iiyama E2481HSuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama 1920x1080, iiyama e2481hsb1
Barcodes 04948570111862, 05053973978390, 05054533196155, 05060223135656

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