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DoubleSight DS-309W
DS309W

$475.00
DoubleSight DS-309W
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Features
Good Features
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Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
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Value for Money
Good
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Running Costs
$360 Over 5 Years
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 30" PC screen, with satisfactory running costs
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels No 7ms Dec 2012
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With very good features, we have scored the DoubleSight DS-309W as follows:

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Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $360 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 1,626 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
3 viewing modes: full screen, split screen, picture in picture
Ultra high 2560 x 1600 resolution
IPS panel technology
Built in dual scaler no special video card required
Inputs include display port, dual link DVI-D, VGA, HDMI
CCFL back light technology

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Features

Key Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution
Slower Than Average Response Time
Has a Built-in Speaker
Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle
Low Typical Contrast Ratio
Features Picture-in-Picture Support
Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the DS-309W of 30" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 89% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the DS-309W is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. The worst resolution of all PC monitors is 480 x 234 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels. §.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The fastest response time of PC displays is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms. The response time of the DoubleSight DS-309W of 7ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 17% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
Has a Built-in Speaker
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The DS-309W has a built-in speaker, unlike 51% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker.

What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
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The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The DoubleSight DS-309W's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 31% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle
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PC displays have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The DS-309W's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 71% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Low Typical Contrast Ratio

This flatpanel monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on PC screens. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The DS-309W features Picture-in-Picture support. 88% of PC displays do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average running cost of the DS-309W is $360 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 1,626 PC monitors.

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Electricity cost when switched on $354.80
Electricity cost when on standby $5.01
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Total running cost over 5 years $359.81
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 2.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 57 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

At a Glance:

- 30 LCD Monitor.

- 3 Viewing Modes: Full Screen, Split Screen, Picture in Picture.

Ultra High 2560 x 1600 Resolution.

IPS Panel Technology.

Built In Dual Scaler no special video card required.

Inputs include Display Port, Dual Link DVI.

D, VGA, HDMI.

CCFL Back Light Technology.

Piano Black Housing.

TAA Compliant.

- 3 Year Warranty.

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DoubleSight DS-309W Specification

Key Features
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
3D
Response Time
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Pixel Pitch
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
DisplayPort
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Built-in Subwoofer
Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Colour
Market Positioning
Networking
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Support
Cable Lock Slot
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (With Stand)
Weight With Stand
Height (With Stand)
Depth (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Weight
Height
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Other Features
Display Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

doublesight displays ds309w

Barcodes

00816220001372, 08162200013722

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