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DoubleSight DS309W

68

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DoubleSight DS309W

$625.00
$575.00 $50 cheaper than 38 days ago
DoubleSight DS-309W
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A giant display diagonal and good spec 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution LCD screen, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels No 7ms Dec 2012
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30Inch LCD Wide Screen Monitor (2560 x 1600) DoubleSight DS-309W (Brand new, unopened)
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DoubleSight DS-309W Review

With very good features, we have scored the DoubleSight DS-309W as follows:
60
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$360 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $360 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 3,257 LCD screens 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
Piano black housing
TAA compliant
3 year warranty
Slower than average response time

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DoubleSight DS-309W In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The DS-309W is one of the more expensive to run PC displays that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the DS-309W will cost $360 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

PC screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the DS-309W of 30" is bigger than 90% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The DS-309W has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all PC screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the DS-309W of 7ms is in the slowest 17% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DoubleSight DS-309W has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the DS-309W of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 79% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The DS-309W's vertical viewing angle of 178° is fairly typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 50% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the DoubleSight DS-309W of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 74% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The DS-309W features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of LCD screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

doublesight displays ds309w

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00816220001372, 08162200013722

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