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Iiyama B2481HS PC Monitor

01net.com 4 Star
23.6" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Nov 2012
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The ProLite B2480HS is a high specification 23.6 Full HD 1920 x 1080p LED-backlit monitor with Height Adjustability and Screen Rotation allowing you to set the perfect position of the screen... More
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Unboxing - IIyama Prolite B2481HS Monitor
Unboxing Iiyama ProLite B2481HS-B1
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18 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site said that this iiyama PC display was good. 01net.com gave this PC screen a "4 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, 01net.com, Les Numeriques.com and prad.de the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 75%.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 15 user reviews this medium monitor has an overall user rating of 88%.

Good Product Quality

Some people who bought this PC monitor wrote that it was good quality. Chidorisai said on Amazon three years ago “Good size and good quality feet description”. Mrs R Lyall mentioned “I am happy with the picture quality of the screen” but even so she scored it 3 stars. Rob mentioned in his iiyama B2481HS review “Great quality screen + company”.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was thin. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert website Digital Versus “A height-adjustable stand and a slim screen bezel” in their review of the iiyama B2481HS and gave the iiyama B2481HS a score of 80 out of 100.

One customer thought the product was heavy and bulky. Two years ago H. R. Collier wrote in their review on Amazon “Plugged it in (though Amazon only supplied a Euro plug and not a chunky 3-pin British one” and gave this PC monitor a score of 80 out of 100.

One iiyama B2481HS reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good size.

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Iiyama Has Good PC Display Reviews

Iiyama medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all LCD screens iiyama is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Rob he said on Amazon “Connectivity is good” in his review of this PC monitor.

Good Sound Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that the iiyama B2481HS had good sound quality.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the iiyama B2481HS said that it had good picture quality.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this PC display and we think a cheaper PC monitor such as the Asus VK228H ($103.99) or you might consider a better rated PC monitor such as the Benq EW2440, and the iiyama B2283HS are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The iiyama B2481HS has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the B2481HS do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including a cheaper LCD screen such as the iiyama E2480HS or you might consider a better rated LCD screen such as the iiyama XB2783HSU.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might want to look at including the HP ProDisplay P221.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Resolution

This LCD screen has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum resolution on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the B2481HS is 290 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². The B2481HS has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the B2481HS.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC screens of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC displays that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the B2481HS is more than most PC displays of this type and age. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the B2481HS. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Supports One Placement

The iiyama B2481HS has a greater number of placements than most PC displays of this age and spec. This PC display supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most commonly supported placement supported by PC screens of this age and type.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the B2481HS has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the B2481HS. Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the B2481HS have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One iiyama B2481HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that the iiyama B2481HS did not have good technical guidance. Two years ago Mrs R Lyall gave the iiyama B2481HS a score of 3 stars and she said “The write up should include information on additional speakers, unfortunately the instructions did not mention what type of speakers you need to buy that would be compatible with this screen”.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

Most comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the B2481HS have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the B2481HS which has one USB Type-A downstream port.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC screens of this age and spec, the iiyama B2481HS is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the AOC i2367 ($119.99); or the HP LP2065.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC screens of this age and spec, the B2481HS does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC screen and we think the Asus VK228H ($103.99) which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC monitors of this age and type do not have an integrated card reader. The B2481HS is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the B2481HS have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the B2481HS which has one USB 3.0 port.

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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 are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

At 6.1 kilograms, the B2481HS is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago. The weights of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the B2481HS range from 3g to 39kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2481HS

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over four years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Width

At 571.5 millimeters, the B2481HS has a fairly average width compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 571.5mm wide PC displays currently available including the iiyama E2480HS which is cheaper.

Alternative LCD screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the DELL P2412H ($114.99) (568mm).

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Specification

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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
Video Mode
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Technology (CI)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
Built-In Microphone
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Mode
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Maximum Resolution
Volume Control
Product Included
Placement
USB Powered

1 Award

01net.com 4 Star

Expert Reviews

(5)
14 January 2013

Although colour fidelity isn't quite up to scratch in the Iiyama ProLite B2481HS-B1 monitor, it could still be a good option for gamers thanks to its low ghosting time, low input lag and good...

7 January 2013

Un écran qui, faute d'afficher des couleurs fidèles, ne trouvera sa place que sur le bureau d'un joueur grâce à un temps de rémanence court, un faible retard d'affichage et une connectique...

7 December 2012

Loin d'être un mauvais écran, le ProLite B2481HS d'Iiyama n'arrive pas à se hisser en haut de notre comparatif . Son design est clairement l'un des plus agréables du marché, à la fois sobre...

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17 October 2012

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Good levels of responsiveness (after adjusting the settings)
Heightadjustable swivel stand
Portrait mode
Connections (VGA
DVI
Belowaverage contrast once the colours have been corrected
TN screen looks dark when viewed from below
Contraste sous la moyenne une fois les couleurs ajustes
Dalle TN qui affiche donc un angle infrieur noir
13 May 2013

Der ProLite B2481HS wird von Iiyama als Business Monitor verkauft. Der Hersteller bewirbt den Monitor als geeignet für DTP, CAD, Videoconferencing und typische Büro-Anwendungen. Das Design ist... Read more…

Ghosting time after adjusting the settings 9.5 ms)
Contrast 1000 1)
Practical stand
Temps de rmanence aprs rglages 9 5 ms)
Contraste 1000 1)
Colour fidelity won't be accurate enough for certain users (Delta E 5.9)
Menu buttons on the back of the screen aren't practical to use
TN screen looks dark when viewed from below
Rendu des couleurs trop approximatif pour convenir un graphiste ou un amateur de retouche photo (Delta E 5 9)
Touches d'accs au menu pas pratiques

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 15 January 2014 by Baja-king

Really pleased with this monitor. I have many more expensive monitors and this one stands up very well. Excellent bit of kit...

My 10 year old and I set this up. CPU is on 3rd floor and Linksys router is in basement. Almost full bars on card once installed. Easy instructions, easy setup, great reception, no problems
Good signal strength
Very easy to install and configure
Easy install and works good
I bought this card to solve weak signal dropping signal issues. As far as I can tell the issues has drastically improved. (not completely, but a noticeable improvement)
A bit pricey
This card DID NOT boost signal at all. My regular netgear card got better signal
The antennas are smaller and the connectors on the back of the card are smaller, thus rendering my
LINKSYS A 2TNC Antenna Stand for TNC Connectors useless. Its not a SMA connector either. There does not appear to be a stand available
None really, it worked right away and I haven't had to adjust anything
Reviewed 17 January 2015 by Radu
(Verified Purchase)

I'm please with this monitor. I actually found it so nice that I bought 2. I use one with HDMI connection, and the other one with DVI, but the output is extremely good.

However, these... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Have it a 3 connected monitors for one pc, it's fantastic, though I have to say the stand at the bottom might be a bit too big- I have a fairly small desk where I only have enough space to fit a... Read more…

Reviewed 15 October 2014 by Chris

This is my third IIyama 24 screen and I'm using them all right now.

Reviewed 13 February 2014 by H. R. Collier "Harry Collier"
(Verified Purchase)

Plugged it in (though Amazon only supplied a Euro plug and not a chunky 3-pin British one). All worked well. As with pretty well every monitor I've come across, trying to make adjustments was a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $27.48
Electricity cost when on standby $4.75
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Total running cost over 5 years $32.23
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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 b2480h, b2480hs, b2481hsb, b2480hsb1, b2483hsb1, b2481hsb1, b2480hsub1, B2480HS-B1, apple b2481, apple b2481h, iiyama b2481, apple b2481hs, iiyama xb2481, iiyama b2481h, iiyama 250cdm2, iiyama xb2481h, iiyama b2481hs, iiyama b2481hsb, iiyama xb2481hs, iiyama 1920x1080, iiyama b2480hsb1, asrockasusantecarcticb xb2481, asrockasusantecarcticb 250cdm2, asrockasusantecarcticb xb2481h, asrockasusantecarcticb xb2481hs, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080
Barcodes 04948570111800, 04948570111824, 04948570111831, 04948570111879, 04948570111916, 04948570113583, 05053973135281, 05054230452950
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