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Asus VS229 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LCD Mar 2014
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178 Ultra Wide View Meets Classic Elegant Design Delicate touches make a monitor truly great, VS229H Full HD LED monitor, with 80,000,000:1 high contrast ratio and HDMI interface, is optimized... More
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4 Reasons For

Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors built by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens of this type and age.

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Light

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for more than two years the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of only 3.1 kilograms, the Asus VS229 is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VS229.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the VS229 do not have a built-in speaker. The Asus VS229 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VS229 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VS229 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VS229 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VS229 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VS229 does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the VS229 also do not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VS229 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst PC displays of this age. The average display diagonal of medium monitors that are a similar age to the VS229 is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus VS229

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the VS229.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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LCD Display Type

The Asus VS229 has an LCD display type which is better than most PC monitors of this type and age. Most LCD screens of this age and type have an LED display type.

Other LCD screens that have an LCD Display currently available that you might want to consider include the Planar PLL2210W[plb_1809826_price], or the Eizo ColorEdge CX270[plb_1724638_price] which has better reviews.

LCD screens with a better display type that might be worth considering include the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Average Width

With a width of 514.1 millimeters, the Asus VS229 has a relatively average width compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the VS229.

We compared this PC screen to all the other 514.1mm wide PC displays and we think the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Wall Mountable
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Expert Reviews

20 November 2014

Przedmiotem mojej pierwszej (mini) recenzji jest monitor LED ? Asus VS229HV , oparty na matrycy IPS. Szuka?em czego? uniwersalnego za ok. 5 stówek, co by zast?pi?o leciw? Beline? (17`). Wst?pnie... Read more…

11 November 2013

I. T?ng quan: VS229HH s? h?u màn hình r?ng 21.5 inches. Nhìn s? qua chi?c màn hình này thì không có gì ??c bi?t, v?n là thi?t k? d?ng c? ?i?n. Theo thông s? c?a nhà s?n xu?t, màn... Read more…

User Reviews

(179)
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my Annke cctv system. At £49.99 it's a steal and works perfectly. A vga cable is included which was what was needed to connect to my cctv base unit. Picture quality is fine and... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by BobbyUK94
(Verified Purchase)

Received and packaged perfectly. Excellent monitor for someone starting out with a gaming PC, or just as a casual use monitor. It is a beautiful screen with sharp image. It is easy to tilt and... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Julia Todosjeva | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I did not expected excellent quality, but I can't get a proper focus on the letters at all. If there is issue with resolution why somebody is making D-Sub version at all? The only reason why I am... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Why waste money on more expensive screens? I bought a couple of Dell screens as they had the best reviews. They are for my main office. I needed a screen abroad for a time so I bought and had... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this screen primarily for use with my work laptop to provide more working area. However, I have had far more use out of this than just that. The screen size is just perfect for the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $43.54
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Total running cost over 5 years $43.54
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vs229d, vs229h, vs229n, vs229hj, vs229na, vs229da, vs229daw, 1920x1080, asus bg781, info vs229, asus vs229, asus vs229n, asus vs229h, asus vs229d, asus bg781a, info vs229h, asus p213361, asus vs229hr, asus bg781as, asus hdmi178, asus vs229hv, info vs229ha, asus 100x100, asus vs229na, asus 250cdm2, asus vs229ha, asus vs229hp, asus vs229da, asus vs229naw
Barcodes 00886227556748, 00886227565979, 00886227979066, 04053162744943, 04056572600380, 04712900113990, 04712900367638, 04716659145554, 04716659556749, 04716659565970, 04716659814887, 04716659979067, 04716659979074, 05052183864752, 05712505745083

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