2016 Monitor Search

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  • Monitor failing - Acer x193w bd - 1440x900
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  • new monitor Acer R240HY bidx 1920x1080

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        xdpyinfo  | grep 'dimensions:'
        Brand Acer
        Model X193W+BD
        Dimensions (WxDxH) 17.9 in x 6.5 in x 14.1 in
        Display Type LCD monitor / TFT active matrix
        Aspect Ratio Widescreen - 16:10
        Screen Size 19" (measured 18 3/4 inch)
        Widescreen Yes
        Recommended Resolution 1680 x 1050
        Brightness 300 cd/m2
        Contrast Ratio 2000:1 (ACM)
        Response Time 5ms
        Display Type WSXGA+
        1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
        1 x DVI-D - 24 pin digital DVI 
        HDMI No


        Model Name: R240HY bidx
        Part Number: UM.QR0AA.001

ordered - Thu Oct 13 14:13:12 MDT 2016

$130 at amazon prime Acer R240HY bidx 23.8-Inch IPS HDMI DVI VGA (1920 x 1080)

$139.99 at Acer.com

pcpartpicker.com/product page

pcmag.com review - April 21, 2016

        Model Name: R240HY bidx
        Part Number: UM.QR0AA.001

Acer R0 Series monitors are perfect for your everyday computing needs. They provide outstanding visuals on a zero-frame design that maximizes your viewing experience, as well as a number of other great benefits.

        Package Contents
            R240HY Widescreen LCD Monitor
            Power Cord
            1 x VGA Cable
        Screen Size 23.8"
        Screen Mode Full HD
        Response Time 4 ms
        Aspect Ratio 16:9
        Backlight Technology LED
        Panel Technology In-plane Switching (IPS) Technology
        DVI Yes
        HDMI Yes
        VGA Yes
        Height with Stand 16.02"
        Width with Stand 21.26"
        Depth with Stand 7.28"

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Acer R240HY 23.8-Inch IPS

Acer R240HY bidx 23.8-Inch IPS HDMI DVI VGA (1920 x 1080) $130 at amazon prime

pcmag.com review - April 21, 2016

Bottom Line - The 24-inch Acer R240HY is an In-Plane Switching (IPS) monitor that delivers good all-around performance for under $150, but you don’t get many extras.

Acer.com product page

Model Name: R240HY bidx

Full HD 1920x1080 resolution in a 16:9 aspect ratio makes movies more real and dramatic. Small details and text are clear.

Screen Size 23.8”

Interfaces/Ports DVI, HDMI, VGA


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