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Asus VS208NP PC Monitor

20" 50000000:1 LCD 480.7mm Jul 2012
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Dynamically enhances the display's contrast by adjusting the luminanceOf the backlight to achieve the darkest black and brightest white delivering lifelike images. - Indulge your visual senses... More
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6 Reasons For

Asus LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Asus is one of the better rated PC monitor brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Asus also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VS208 is more than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VS208. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Narrow

With a width of only 480.7 millimeters, the Asus VS208 is one of the narrower PC displays of this age and type amongst PC screens of this age. The widths of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VS208 range from 50mm to 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm.

Other PC screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Acer 226HQ[plb_1401247_price] (508mm and cheaper).

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Light

At only 2.9 kilograms, the Asus VS208 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VS208. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the VS208 the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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Short

With a height of only 295.1 millimeters, the Asus VS208 is quite short compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the VS208. Across all the comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago the heights range from 30mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm.

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Very Shallow

The depths of PC screens that were released more than two years ago range from 6.1mm to 810mm. At only 45 millimeters, the Asus VS208 is quite shallow compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in speaker. The Asus VS208 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Viewsonic VA2445[plb_1604989_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VS208 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VS208 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VS208 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

PC displays of a similar spec and age to the VS208 have screen sizes of between 50cm and 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm. When compared to other flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the display diagonal of, the Asus VS208's display diagonal of only 50.8 centimeters is one of the smallest.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Asus VS208 has one of the higher power consumptions when off amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VS208 the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 21W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VS208

Released Over Four Years Ago

Asus released the VS208 over four years ago.

LCD Display Type

The Asus VS208 has a better display type than most medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most PC monitors of this age and spec have an LED display type.

Other PC screens that have an LCD Display currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer G246H[plb_1403578_price].

If the display type of this flatpanel monitor is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price] (LED), or the AOC i2476[plb_2279049_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
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Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
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Expert Reviews

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Electricity cost when switched on $31.20
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $33.57
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0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vs208n, vs208d, vs208nr, vs208dr, asus 75x75, asus vs208, asus vs208d, asus vs208dr, asus 1600x900, 90lmd9101t00021c
Barcodes 04716659145530, 04716659177715

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Higher Resolution
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 217%
Narrower Vertical Viewing Angle

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Acer V196 vs Asus VS208
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$ 67.99 $104.99
Higher Contrast Ratio
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A Lot Lower Power Consumption When Off
Deeper
Lower Resolution
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