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Asus VS228H 21.5-inch LED Widescreen Monitor (50000000:1, 5ms)

by ASUS
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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  • Superior Image Quality Meets Classic Elegant Design
  • True-to-life Pictures Powered by LED
  • Splendid Video Intelligence Technology
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Technical Details
BrandASUS
Item Weight3.1 Kg
Product Dimensions51.4 x 20 x 38.6 cm
Item model numberAS VS228H BK/5MS/EU
Screen Size21 inches
Wattage25 watts
  
Additional Information
ASINB0050Q5PE0
Best Sellers Rank 48,168 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight5 Kg
Date First Available4 July 2011
  
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Product Description

Delicate touches make a monitor truly great, VS228H Full HD LED monitor, with 50,000,000:1 high contrast ratio and HDMI interface, is optimized for the finest image and color quality. This approach extends to the sturdy stand and slim profile without compromising style in ensuring stability and durability.

When you would like to watch movies upward lying down, Smart View Technology can adjust color parameters to deliver the same image quality and colors with straight viewing

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.

The exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology optimizes video performance and image fidelity by enhancing color, brightness, contrast, and sharpness. 6 preset video modes (Scenery, Theater, Game, Night View, sRGB and Standard) can be selected via a hotkey.

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Quick start guide
VGA lead
DVI lead
Power lead


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Customer Reviews

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant 27 Feb 2012
Spent hours looking for a new monitor, kept coming back to this one. Finely bit the bullet and went for the Asus.What a great bit of kit! Worked straight out of the box, no faffing about, plugged in, turned on, worked straight away. And the picture!! Absolutely great.If you`re looking for a high resolution monitor go for this one.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Info that Amazon haven't supplied! 18 Jan 2012
By Dacron
In the absence of this info from Amazon (taken from ASUS website)

Panel Size: Wide Screen 21.5"(54.6cm) 16:9
True Resolution : 1920x1080
Full HD 1080P : Yes
Pixel Pitch : 0.248mm
Brightness(Max) : 250 cd/'
ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR) : 50000000:1
Viewing Angle (CR'10) : 170°(H)/160°(V)
Response Time : 5ms
Display Colors : 16.7M
Video Feature SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology

Input Selection
I/O Ports Signal Input : HDMI , D-Sub, DVI-D
Earphone jack : 3.5mm Mini-Jack

Tilt : +20°~-5°
VESA Wall Mounting : 100x100mm

Accessories
DVI cable
VGA cable
Power cord
Quick start guide
Warranty Card

NB - I don't own this monitor but I am looking and needed this info to help make up my mind (particularly about the inputs). My 5 star grading is simply to avoid damning a product without direct knowledge.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Asus VS228H 15 Nov 2012
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For £111 i am not complaining, this is by far one of the best monitors i have ever used. Absolute joy, just plug it in and you're ready to go. Have never seen a better picture on a computer monitor, truly fantastic. Both hdmi and vga gives a 1080p picture. Well pleased and arrived 3 days earlier than the estimate! Was sent via Yodel and do not understand the bad press this company gets, efficient shipping, arrived a day and a half after dispatch(the whole way from england to northern ireland in less than 2 days!) and the delivery man was a gentleman, even talked to me about computers when delivering, i came to expect from all the bad reviews that Yodel delivery men were horrible but that was not the case. 10/10 for the product and 10/10 for yodel's outstanding service.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good monitors - shame about the stand 12 Feb 2012
I bought two of these for my nw PC - and they arrived with no 'dead pixels' and are very easy to set up.
You should be aware (and I had to search long and hard before buying to get a definitive answer about this question) that these monitors do not have speakers!
They do process sound over hdmi though and you can connect speakers to the earphone out sockets on the back.
This isn't a bad thing as speakers on monitors of this price tend to be very tinny and rubbish - so very happy to supplement with my own speakers.

Two small gripes with these mnitors though:
1. The stands are (as good as) fixed. I plan to get a twin monitor mount and get rid of the stock stands as they are not very adjustable.
2. One of the two monitors didn't come with a UK 3-pin kettle power cable - just the two-pin euruopean one. I didn't bother going back to the seller over this as I had a bunch of them from an old machine.

Otherwise - they appear very responsive (good for gaming or movies, though at 60hz refresh - some films may suffer a little during 'panning' shots.
The range of these monitors is fantastic - LED tchnology is much superior to LCD technology... also the viewing angle is about 175 degrees without any distortin or abboration.
The choice of inputs is great too... VGA, DVI or HDMI with sound processing over HDMI for a full HD HDCP compliant system.
The frame is plastic - but it doesn;t feel like it has been badly built or that corners have been cut.
The buttons are in a nice position (to the right below the frame) which makes it almost impossible to knock them accidently - though when first setting up it is easy to push the wrong buttons until you get the hang of exactly how the on screen menu display works.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Crisp. 2 Nov 2012
Verified Purchase
I am VERY impressed with this monitor, I can't think of any bad points.

The stand has a very nice design to it and is sturdy, it doesn't shake at all and the quality is brilliant, It's definitely the best monitor I've ever had and I recommend it to anyone looking to game on.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Monitor 12 Feb 2013
I bought this monitor because of the low price and other user reviews. It's mainly being used to play Xbox 360. The picture is crisp, bright and the monitor arrive in mint condition with no dead pixels.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well Built, Simple, Great Quality ! 27 Jun 2012
By Dougy
Verified Purchase
Purchased from Amazon

Positives
1.Simply plug in the provided VGA cable and pre-purchased HDMI for 1080p Full HD !
(Huge difference in quality on HD youtube videos)
2.both UK/US plug are provided in box
3.Well built, Steel Stand, does not wobble
4.easily adjustable functions - (Theatre & Gaming mode/brightness)
5.good packaging, nothing damaged upon arrival

Negatives
1.No HDMI cable
2.The VGA cable provided didn't work.. I just used another which worked fine
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars really nice... 19 Sep 2011
This is a very nice monitor, its bright and clear because of the LED backlight
Has lots of differnet pre built modes with a touch of the a button, though the only two I use is "Gaming Mode/Standard Mode"...
The colour is bright and full, the colour is so good on the "Splendid Mode Feature" it clearly burns my eyes.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Hugee Problem
My power supply came with a type e plug, which is what they use mainly in france, belgium etc and because of this I cant even use the monitor, brillant. Any help?
Published 9 months ago by Dave
3.0 out of 5 stars monitor
monitor was ok but had to send back because moderm was not wireless compatible so had to buy a laptop
Published 9 months ago by the dragon
5.0 out of 5 stars Just what I was looking For.
I was without a monitor for a few days whilst awaiting for this derlivery. When the moinitor arrived, very promptly, as notified, I immediately set it up and i was delighted with... Read more
Published 10 months ago by Granny 1941
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent secondary monitor
Bought to match my 27" version mainly for photography editing. easy to adjust and to calibrate. Well finished and excellent value.
Published 12 months ago by Roberto
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Mointors
I ordered two of these to replace a 24 inch TV and a 19 inch LCD 4:3 screen. I am amazed at the quality, the crispness of text is phenomenal. Very impressed with these monitors. Read more
Published 12 months ago by S34N
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent choice!
Arrived early afternoon on date expected and very well packaged. Worked immediately when plugged in. Smart appearance. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Christina J
5.0 out of 5 stars So far very pleased
Have yet to find fault with this item, i had to turn down the brightness though.
The stand can occasionally wobble if i tap my foot, but its never bothered me.
Published 22 months ago by BeeBee
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