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Aug 2009 14

28" HDMI Monitor

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Huge Monitor

So Tigerdirect was having a hell of a deal on something I have sorta wanted for  a while...   I have been playing games, programming, and generally tooling around on a 20" wide screen monitor for years now.

My old 20" wide screen viewsonic worked great to be sure..  I really liked it and when I moved it from my old 17" square monitor I thought I had found eden..   Well let me tellya.. This new monitor is something like six inches bigger all the way around and I have found nirvana...

All for $279.  gleee   For the record that's less than what I had paid for my 20" wide screen a couple years ago.. This new monitor is way bigger and has better stats all around, for less!

I have my new monitor replacing the old on the wall mount behind my desk..  I love technology..

The first thing I noticed about this monitor was how bright it was.. As soon as I turned it on it was blinding compared to my old screen..  I'm sure I'll get used to it, but dang..

The other thing that was fun was that I logged into my current first person shooter and had to actually turn my head, to see the whole screen!!! hehe   Gona give a couple of my simulation games a try here soon.. I bet it will be awesome..

Specifications

Display Type: Widescreen LCD
Screen Size: 28 inches
Pixel Pitch: 0.309(H)mm x 0.309(V)mm
Display Format: 16:10 Wide LCD
Display Colors: 16.7 million
Vertical Refresh Rate: 56 ~ 75Hz
Horizontal Frequency: 24 ~ 80kHz
Condition: New
Features: Built-in Speakers
HDMI: 1
Interface Type: HDMI
VGA
Input Video Signal: 15-pin D-sub
HDMI
Speakers: 2 x 2.5 watt Speakers
Audio Input: Mini Jack Audio In
Contrast Ratio: 800:1
Brightness: 500 cd
Response Time: 3 ms
Horizontal Viewing Angle: 160 degrees
Vertical Viewing Angle: 160 degrees
Maximum Resolution: 1920 x 1200
Cabinet Color: Black
Dimensions With Stand: 26.3" x 19.1" x 8.3"
Unit Weight: 23.8 lbs.
Power Consumption: 100W

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