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Iiyama B2481HS PC Monitor

01net.com 4 Star
23.6" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Aug 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
The ProLite B2480HS is a high specification 23.6 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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Unboxing - IIyama Prolite B2481HS Monitor
Unboxing Iiyama ProLite B2481HS-B1
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

01net.com gave this PC screen a "4 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This iiyama PC screen has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, 01net.com, Les Numeriques.com and prad.de.

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 15 user reviews this LCD screen has an average user rating of 88 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Some people who bought this PC monitor wrote that it was good quality. Chidorisai said on Amazon three years ago “Good size and good quality feet description”. Mrs R Lyall mentioned “I am happy with the picture quality of the screen” but even so she scored it 3 stars. Rob mentioned in his iiyama B2481HS review “Great quality screen + company”.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was thin. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert website Digital Versus “A height-adjustable stand and a slim screen bezel” in their review of the iiyama B2481HS and gave the iiyama B2481HS a score of 80 out of 100.

One customer thought the product was heavy and bulky. Two years ago H. R. Collier wrote in their review on Amazon “Plugged it in (though Amazon only supplied a Euro plug and not a chunky 3-pin British one” and gave this PC monitor a score of 80 out of 100.

One iiyama B2481HS reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good size.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all iiyama LCD screens and also specifically for iiyama medium monitors and found that in both cases iiyama had good ratings.

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Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Rob he said on Amazon “Connectivity is good” in his review of this PC monitor.

Good Sound Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that the iiyama B2481HS had good sound quality.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the iiyama B2481HS said that it had good picture quality.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Benq EW2440[plb_2076167_price] which has better reviews; or the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The B2481HS has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the B2481HS do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the AOC I2473[plb_2254441_price], or the Philips 275C5QHAW[plb_3174546_price] which has better reviews; or the iiyama E2480HS[plb_1437284_price] which is cheaper.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the B2481HS is more than most similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. This iiyama LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the B2481HS. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC monitor.

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Supports One Placement

The number of placements supported by the iiyama B2481HS is more than most PC displays that came out around the same time as it. This PC screen supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most frequently supported placement supported by LCD screens of this type and age.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the B2481HS range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. The B2481HS has a quite fast response time (only 2 milliseconds) compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One iiyama B2481HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that the iiyama B2481HS did not have good technical guidance. Two years ago Mrs R Lyall gave the iiyama B2481HS a score of 3 stars and she said “The write up should include information on additional speakers, unfortunately the instructions did not mention what type of speakers you need to buy that would be compatible with this screen”.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

Most PC monitors of this age and type have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the B2481HS which has one USB Type-A downstream port.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the B2481HS, the B2481HS is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price]; or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B2481HS, the B2481HS does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The iiyama B2481HS does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The B2481HS is a one USB 3.0 port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The average weight of LCD screens of this spec and age is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg. With a weight of 6.1 kilograms, the B2481HS is one of the heavier medium monitors that were released more than two years ago amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2481HS

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Width

At 571.5 millimeters, the B2481HS has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 571.5mm wide flatpanel monitors to this PC display and we think cheaper PC displays such as the iiyama E2480HS[plb_1437284_price] is also worth considering.

PC displays with a wider width that might be worth considering include the DELL P2412H[plb_1448038_price] (568mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
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 Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface (CI)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Audio Input
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Built-In Microphone
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture
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)
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Maximum Resolution
Volume Control
HDMI
Screen Saving Functions
Number of Products Included
Placement Supported
USB Powered

1 Award

01net.com 4 Star

Expert Reviews

(5)
14 January 2013

Although colour fidelity isn't quite up to scratch in the Iiyama ProLite B2481HS-B1 monitor, it could still be a good option for gamers thanks to its low ghosting time, low input lag and good...

7 January 2013

Un écran qui, faute d'afficher des couleurs fidèles, ne trouvera sa place que sur le bureau d'un joueur grâce à un temps de rémanence court, un faible retard d'affichage et une connectique...

7 December 2012

Loin d'être un mauvais écran, le ProLite B2481HS d'Iiyama n'arrive pas à se hisser en haut de notre comparatif . Son design est clairement l'un des plus agréables du marché, à la fois sobre...

01net.com

17 October 2012

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Good levels of responsiveness (after adjusting the settings)
Heightadjustable swivel stand
Portrait mode
Connections (VGA
DVI
Belowaverage contrast once the colours have been corrected
TN screen looks dark when viewed from below
Contraste sous la moyenne une fois les couleurs ajustes
Dalle TN qui affiche donc un angle infrieur noir
13 May 2013

Der ProLite B2481HS wird von Iiyama als Business Monitor verkauft. Der Hersteller bewirbt den Monitor als geeignet für DTP, CAD, Videoconferencing und typische Büro-Anwendungen. Das Design ist... Read more…

Ghosting time after adjusting the settings 9.5 ms)
Contrast 1000 1)
Practical stand
Temps de rmanence aprs rglages 9 5 ms)
Contraste 1000 1)
Colour fidelity won't be accurate enough for certain users (Delta E 5.9)
Menu buttons on the back of the screen aren't practical to use
TN screen looks dark when viewed from below
Rendu des couleurs trop approximatif pour convenir un graphiste ou un amateur de retouche photo (Delta E 5 9)
Touches d'accs au menu pas pratiques

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 15 January 2014 by Baja-king

Really pleased with this monitor. I have many more expensive monitors and this one stands up very well. Excellent bit of kit...

My 10 year old and I set this up. CPU is on 3rd floor and Linksys router is in basement. Almost full bars on card once installed. Easy instructions, easy setup, great reception, no problems
Good signal strength
Very easy to install and configure
Easy install and works good
I bought this card to solve weak signal dropping signal issues. As far as I can tell the issues has drastically improved. (not completely, but a noticeable improvement)
A bit pricey
This card DID NOT boost signal at all. My regular netgear card got better signal
The antennas are smaller and the connectors on the back of the card are smaller, thus rendering my
LINKSYS A 2TNC Antenna Stand for TNC Connectors useless. Its not a SMA connector either. There does not appear to be a stand available
None really, it worked right away and I haven't had to adjust anything
Reviewed 17 January 2015 by Radu
(Verified Purchase)

I'm please with this monitor. I actually found it so nice that I bought 2. I use one with HDMI connection, and the other one with DVI, but the output is extremely good.

However, these... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Have it a 3 connected monitors for one pc, it's fantastic, though I have to say the stand at the bottom might be a bit too big- I have a fairly small desk where I only have enough space to fit a... Read more…

Reviewed 15 October 2014 by Chris

This is my third IIyama 24 screen and I'm using them all right now.

Reviewed 13 February 2014 by H. R. Collier "Harry Collier"
(Verified Purchase)

Plugged it in (though Amazon only supplied a Euro plug and not a chunky 3-pin British one). All worked well. As with pretty well every monitor I've come across, trying to make adjustments was a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.69
Electricity cost when on standby $4.61
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Total running cost over 5 years $31.30
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0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b2480hsb1, B2480HS-B1, b2480hsub1, iiyama b2481, iiyama b2481h, iiyama xb2481, iiyama 250cdm2, iiyama xb2481h, iiyama b2481hs, iiyama xb2481hs, iiyama b2481hsb, iiyama b2480hsb1, iiyama b2481hsb1, iiyama 1920x1080, asrockasusantecarcticb xb2481, asrockasusantecarcticb 250cdm2, asrockasusantecarcticb xb2481h, asrockasusantecarcticb xb2481hs, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080
Barcodes 04948570111800, 04948570111824, 04948570111831, 04948570111879, 04948570111916, 05053973135281, 05054230452950
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