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Iiyama B2280HS PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Oct 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
The ProLite B2280HS is a high specification 22 Full HD 1920 x 1080p LED-backlit monitor with Height Adjustability and Screen Rotation allowing you to set the perfect position of the screen... More
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16 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

B2280HS owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor as terrific.

Good Size

A few iiyama B2280HS owners mentioned in their reviews that it was a good height. In November last year T scored the product very highly and mentioned in their iiyama B2280HS review “Very stable, impressive height adjustment and rotation”.

Several customers reckoned that the product was a good weight. T mentioned last year “Plenty of weight in bottom of stand, which makes it far more stable than mostCables provided are greyish white, that look really good with white screen.” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Easy to Use

Several customers reckoned that the iiyama B2280HS was easy to use. In November last year T wrote “Great quality display, more practical than many others I have used, Very easy to adjust in height, with one finger it just slides up”. T also mentioned “Rotates easily to portrait which handy for photography”.

One iiyama B2280HS owner mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Robust

A number of iiyama B2280HS owners who purchased the iiyama B2280HS agreed that it was well made. Andy rated it 5 stars and he mentioned “Excellent product, solid versatile stand”. Andy also wrote “Great resolution, plus a solid, partly metal stand which has tilt, swivel”.

Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Iiyama medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors iiyama is one of the better rated brands.

Good Product Quality

One iiyama B2280HS reviewer reckoned that the product was good quality.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was ergonomic. Andy said in his iiyama B2280HS review on Amazon “Very easy to get a comfortable and ergonomic viewing position”.

Good Picture Quality

One iiyama B2280HS reviewer said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation.

Good Connectivity

One customer who bought the product considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Andy said on Amazon “HDMI, DVI and good old VGA D plug”.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to it.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the AOC i2476[plb_2279049_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The B2280HS has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the B2280HS which do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the Philips 221S6[plb_2538505_price] which has better reviews; or the Acer 226WLwmdr[plb_1498662_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the iiyama B2280[plb_1520160_price].

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Fairly Big Megapixel Count

The smallest megapixel count of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the B2280HS is 0.3MP and the biggest is 3MP. The B2280HS has one of the bigger megapixel count (2.1 megapixels) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

At only 509.5 millimeters, the iiyama B2280HS is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the B2280HS. The average width of PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B2280HS is 580mm, and the widths range from 52mm to 6,500mm.

There are a number of alternative 509.5mm wide PC monitors currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the iiyama E2280HS[plb_1515997_price].

If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might also want to look at the Viewsonic VA2246[plb_1562827_price] (509.6mm), or the iiyama B2280HS[plb_1437611_price] (509.5mm).

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Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the B2280HS has one of the faster response times amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The response times of comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the B2280HS range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the B2280HS, the B2280HS is not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The iiyama B2280HS does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the B2280HS do not have an integrated card reader. The iiyama B2280HS is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the B2280HS has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B2280HS have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The B2280HS has a quite small viewable height (only 268.11 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the B2280HS. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the viewable heights range from 28mm to 630mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the B2280HS is 65cm. At only 54.7 centimeters, the B2280HS has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the B2280HS.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

LCD screens of this age and spec have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². The iiyama B2280HS has a quite dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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2 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2280HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC screen was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Separate H/V Sync
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

User Reviews

(3)
(Verified Purchase)

Great quality display, more practical than many others I have used,
Very easy to adjust in height, with one finger it just slides up and down, with 14cm of travel.
Rotates easily to... Read more…

Reviewed 28 September 2013 by Joseph Winwright

Took a bit of getting-used-to after using an eMac, but works well and does the job efficiently; I recommend it.

Reviewed 13 March 2013 by Andy
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great product. I had originally bought a slightly cheaper monitor from another manufacturer, but was very disappointed because it had a cheap plastic stand with no ability for even a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $25.08
Electricity cost when on standby $2.27
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Total running cost over 5 years $27.35
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b2280hsb1, b2280hsb1d, b2280hsb1dp, iiyama b2280, iiyama b2280h, iiyama b2280hs, iiyama 250cdm2, iiyama b2280hsb1, iiyama 1920x1080
Barcodes 04948570111725, 04948570113378, 05060223135519

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