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66

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DoubleSight DS-309W
DS309W

$495.00
DoubleSight DS-309W
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Our Verdict:
A good spec but 6 year old 30" PC display, with moderate running costs
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels No 7ms Dec 2012
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DoubleSight DS-309W Review

With very good features, we have scored the DoubleSight DS-309W as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$360 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

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 1,579 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
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

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $675 to $495 in the last 82 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

DoubleSight DS-309W In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $180 (27%)

The price has dropped from $675 to $495 in the last 82 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The DS-309W is in the most expensive 2% of all 1,579 PC displays that we have looked at 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

Across all the LCD screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the DS-309W of 30" is bigger than 88% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The DoubleSight 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 (Full HD) pixels. The worst resolution of all PC screens is Low Resolution ( pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms. The DS-309W's response time of 7ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 19% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Speaker(s)

The DS-309W has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 51% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the DoubleSight DS-309W of 178° is in the widest 23% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the DS-309W of 178° is in the widest 28% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Low Typical Contrast Ratio

This PC screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC displays. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The DoubleSight DS-309W features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 93% of PC displays which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

doublesight displays ds309w

Barcodes:

00816220001372, 08162200013722

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