56Value for Money
|$390 Over 5 Years|
|30"||2560 X 1600 Pixels||No||7ms||Dec 2012|
|Display Diagonal||Display Resolution||3D||Response Time||Release Date|
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DoubleSight DS-309W Price History
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There is a 71% chance that the price of the DoubleSight DS-309W will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will increase by up to $103 over this period.
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Why Has it Scored 60?
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Key Reasons For and Against
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
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
Slower than average response time
Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
The smallest display diagonal of LCD screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The DoubleSight DS-309W's display diagonal of 30" is in the biggest 13% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.
2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution
The largest display resolution of the DS-309W is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels and the worst is 480 x 234 pixels. §.
Slower Than Average Response Time
The response time of the DS-309W of 7ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is slower than 80% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. LCD screens have response times of between 0.5ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.
Has a Built-in Speaker
The DS-309W has a built-in speaker. 54% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker.
Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The DS-309W's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than 71% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.
Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle
Across all the PC monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The DS-309W's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 23% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.
Low Typical Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many LCD screens. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.
A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.
Features Picture-in-Picture Support
The DoubleSight DS-309W features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 93% of PC screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.
Value for Money
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High Running Costs
The DS-309W is in the most expensive 2% of all 1,903 PC monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the DS-309W will cost $390 over 5 years to run.
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DoubleSight DS-309W Specification
|Display Resolution||2560 x 1600 pixels|
|Vertical Viewing Angle||178°|
|Horizontal Viewing Angle||178°|
|Typical Contrast Ratio||Low|
|Aspect Ratio||PC Monitor (16:10)|
|Supported Graphics Resolutions||2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)|
|Pixel Pitch||0.2505 X 0.2505|
|Display Brightness||370 Cd/m²|
|Native Aspect Ratio||16:10|
|Colours||1.073 billion colours|
|Display Brightness (Typical)||370 Cd/m²|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|VGA (D-Sub) Port||1|
|TV Tuner Integrated||No|
|RMS Rated Power||4W|
|Market Positioning||Home & Office|
|Cable Lock Slot||No|
|Typical Power Consumption||170W|
|Standby Power Consumption||1.2W|
|AC Input Frequency||50/60Hz|
|AC Input Voltage||100V|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||10 - 50|
|Storage Temperature (T-T)||-20 - 60|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 50|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Weight (With Stand)||9.5kg|
|Weight With Stand||9.5kg|
|Height (With Stand)||533.4mm|
|Depth (With Stand)||177.79mm|
|Width (With Stand)||698.5mm|
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