ASUS VK246H 24" Widescreen LCD Monitor - 20000:1, 2ms, 1920 x 1080, DVI, HDMI, Built-in Webcam - VK246H

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As 24" HD monitors go, this one is okay but I have another that is a bit larger, rotates between portrait and landscape, and is a tad brighter, and the speakers are better. What I really wanted was a built-in web cam, and this monitor provided it. What it DIDN't provide and is a bit disappointment is that it has no built-in microphone, and that would have been a nobrainer for them to add. It was just too easy to assume it would have been part of the package. Also, unless you are using HMDI input, this monitor offers no way to use audio input and has only speaker and headphone OUTPUT. Jeez, they could have left that nearly useless feature off and added the mic. Another feature my other monitor has is a built-in USB hub. How hard would that have been to add to the monitor along with the mic? Who are these product spec guys? I wasn't unhappy enough to return it, but I came close. If it were my only monitor, I might not have noticed the brigthness and size features, and for about $40 less, I probably could have just plunked a standalone web cam, including mic, on top of it and been just as happy.

-Larry quote

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by Bill on 10/6/2010

The display is great, but the built-in webcam software is not friendly. Although Skype recognizes it. Another drawback is it does not have a built-in microphone, so I needed to add an external mic. On my 2005 Dell XPSGen2 machine, the USB webcam conflicts with my Sony digital camera. I had to unplug the webcam in order to get the pics off my digital camera.

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Excellent monitor

by A customer on 10/14/2010

I purchased this monitor over a year ago and just bought another to give as a gift. The display is bright, clear and viewable from almost any angle with virtually no glare. It works amazingly well for all the newest games (such as Call of Duty: MWII), as well as day-to-day work with office applications. MS Word will display two pages side-by-side at 100% zoom level. The camera works well for videoconferencing, but like most standard web cams, has some difficulty in low lighting (i.e. a home office with no lights on). Everything worked out-of-the-box with Windows 7 64-bit without the need to install drivers. This monitor has internal speakers and will also work as an HDTV when plugged directly into a DVR with the HDMI port.

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Product Overview

ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) Technology automatically adjusts the luminance of the backlight for better displays according to the image contents, and improves the contrast ratio to 20000:1 – resulting in more realistic depictions of night scenes during games or movies.

Trace Free Technology delivers 2ms quick response time (gray-to-gray) for smooth video display and gaming without ghosting.

Aspect Control function allows users to select a preferred display mode among Full and 4:3 for true-to-life gaming or movie watching without any data loss or image distortion.

Splendid™ Video Intelligence Technology adopts a color engine to detect activation and usage of video applications and automatically optimizes image quality with intelligent color, brightness, contrast and sharpness corrections for the best visual results. The Splendid™ offers 5 video modes designed for scenery, theater, gaming, night view, and standard images, 3 skin tones of yellowish, natural and reddish to add a human touch to videos on PC. You can see optimized images on screen and select five modes via hotkey quickly at your will.

Full HD 1080p for High-resolution Digital Content Display

  • 16:9 wide screen with 1920×1080 resolution is optimized for Full HD
  • 1080p vision and enables borderless full-screen video display.
  • Embedded HDMI simplifies cabling and provides the highest- quality video and audio experience.
  • Pristine and stunning clarity of HD DVD and Blu-ray Discs.
  • Great for both video games and HD DVD movies playback

    Real-time Video Communication

  • Built-in 1.3M pixel webcam is easy to conduct face-to-face live conversations with family, friends or online game partners.
  • It features Smart EV (Exposure Value) Control technology to cleverly compensate for poor lighting conditions and brings good image quality in comparison to that of the most consumer stand-alone web-cameras.
  • Plug-and-play for easy connection and easy use through the USB interface without installing extra drivers.
  • Create your own video clip and side show by bundled LifeFrame2 software

    Stylish and User-friendly Design for Modern Sophistication

  • The glossy piano-black and slim frame exudes the most enduring classics of style.
  • Convenient key controls for functional set-up in the multi-language OSD.
  • Built-in hidden stereo speakers for multimedia enjoyment.
  • Cable manager gets rid of tangling cables and wires.
  • Easily detachable base for wall mount.
  • VESA Wall Mount Standard (100 x 100 mm ).
  • 25° ( forward 5°, backwards 20° )Tilting Angle.
  • KENSINGTON Security Lock.

    Complete After-Sale Service

  • 3-year system warranty
  • 3-year panel warranty
  • Free pick-up service (in specific countries)
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Asus
    Mfg Part# VK246H
    SKU 210447089
    UPC 610839758616
    UPC 14 00610839758616
    Product Guide Click here for more products from ASUS!
    Built-in Devices Speaker / Webcam
    USB Yes
    DVI Yes
    VGA Yes
    HDMI Yes
    Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
    Product Type LCD Monitor
    Brand Name ASUS
    Product Model VK246H
    Manufacturer Part Number VK246H
    Product Name VK246H Widescreen LCD Monitor
    Manufacturer Website Address
    Product Series VK
    Green Compliance Yes
    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority Energy Star / RoHS / WEEE
    Package Contents VK246H Widescreen LCD Monitor DVI Cable VGA Cable Audio Cable Power Cord USB Cable Quick Start Guide Support CD Warranty Card
    Weight 12.13 lb
    Width 22.36"
    Depth 9.06"
    Height 16.61"
    Mount Type Wall-mountable
    Number of Screens 1
    Vertical Viewing Angle 160°
    Screen Size 24"
    HDCP Support Yes
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Maximum Response Time 2 ms
    Screen Mode HD 1080
    Horizontal Viewing Angle 170°
    Brightness 300 Nit
    Contrast Ratio 20000:1
    Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Standard Warranty 3 Year
    Tech Specs
    TFT-LCD Panel
    Panel Size: 24" Wide Screen
    True Resolution: 1920X1080
    Pixel Pitch: 0.270mm
    Brightness(Max): 300 cd/?
    Contrast Ratio (Max.): 20000 :1 (ASCR)
    Display Color: 16.7M
    Viewing Angle (CR?10): 170°(H)/160°(V)
    Response Time: 2 ms (Gray-to-Gray)
    Video Features
    Trace Free Technology
    SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology
    SPLENDID Video Preset Modes (5 modes)
    Skin-Tone Selection (3 mode)
    HDCP support
    Webcam(built-in) 1.3M Pixel(Fixed)
    Color Temperature Selection(5 modes)
    Audio Features
    Stereo Speakers 2Wx2 stereo RMS
    Convenient Hotkey
    SPLENDID Video Preset Mode Selection
    Auto. Adjustment
    Brightness Adjustment
    Volume Adjustment
    Input Selection
    PC Input: DVI-D/D-Sub
    PC Audio Input: 3.5mm Mini-jack
    Video Input: HDMI
    AV Audio Input: HDMI
    Earphone jack: 3.5mm Mini-jack
    USB 2.0 : 1 port(s) (upstream for webcam)
    Signal Frequency
    Analog Signal Frequency: 30~80 KHz(H)/ 55~75 Hz(V)
    Digital Signal Frequency: 30-80KHz(H)/55-75Hz(V)
    Power Consumption
    Power Consumption < 60 W
    Power Saving Mode
    Mechanical Design
    Chassis Colors: Black
    Tilt: +20°~ -5°
    VESA Wall Mounting: 100x100mm
    Kensington lock
    Dimension (WxHxD mm)
    Phys.Dimension(WxHxD): 568mm x 422mm x 230mm
    Box Dimension(WxHxD): 645mm x 477mm x 186mm
    Net Weight (Esti.): 5.5 kg
    Gross Weight (Esti.): 8.8 kg
    DVI cable
    VGA cable
    Audio cable
    Power cord
    USB cable
    Quick start guide
    Support CD (LifeFrame2)
    Warranty card
    Regulation Approval
    Energy Star®, UL/cUL, CB, CE, FCC, CCC, BSMI, Gost-R, C-Tick, VCCI, PSB, RoHS, WEEE, WHQL
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