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DoubleSight DS-279W PC Monitor

27" LCD 660.4mm Dec 2012
Screen Size Display Type Built-In Speaker Width Release Date
The DS-279W 27" LCD Monitor from DoubleSight Displays is the perfect Monitor for anyone needing superior image quality and unrivaled performance. Not only does the DS-279W Wide Screen provide... More
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4 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker

The DS-279W has a built-in speaker. Most of the other big screen size PC screens that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the DoubleSight DS-279W has one of the more display colour counts amongst big screen size PC screens of this age. Big screen size PC screens that were launched more than two years ago have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 220M.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The DoubleSight DS-279W has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DS-279W the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA) (best).

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Very Shallow Depth With Stand

The DS-279W has one of the shallower depths with stand (only 177.79 millimeters) amongst PC screens of this age. The shallowest depth with stand of similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the DS-279W is 130mm and the deepest is 840mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The DS-279W does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC monitors that were released around the same time as the DS-279W also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other big screen size PC screens that have been around for more than two years, the DoubleSight DS-279W is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other big screen size PC screens that were launched more than two years ago, the DoubleSight DS-279W does not have a built-in camera.

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Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only One HDMI Port

The DoubleSight DS-279W is a one HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the DS-279W have between one and two HDMI ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DoubleSight DS-279W

Released Over Three Years Ago

This DoubleSight PC monitor has been on the market for over three years.

LCD Display Type

The DS-279W has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most big screen size PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Electricity cost when switched on $203.91
Electricity cost when on standby $5.47
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Total running cost over 5 years $209.38
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the DoubleSight DS-279Wuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 36 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers doublesight ds279, doublesight ds279w
Barcodes 00816220001365, 08162200013654