Date: July 31st, 2007
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Viewsonic
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS & FEATURES
Intensely entertaining widescreen. ViewSonic's 22" VX2255wmb widescreen LCD delivers the ultimate in premium and desktop entertainment with its, PANORAMIC WIDESCREEN ASPECT RATIO. Designed for power gamers, Internet users and movie fans, these displays will amaze you with the blur-free images delivered by super-fast ClearMotiv ® 5ms video response. The INTEGRATED 1.3 MEGAPIXEL WEBCAM connects you to your family and friends via the Internet like never before. This display is also great for business applications that require working in two applications or two full-page documents simultaneously. Finished in premium glossy piano-black, this display brings style and excitement to any desktop.
Integrated webcam with microphone
The integrated 1.3 megapixel webcam and microphone are ideal for VoIP and video conferencing. Home users can stay connected to family and friends like never before.
Full 22" viewable widescreen with 1680x1050 resolution
ClearMotiv® 5ms video response time
Fast 5ms video response enables digital, HD broadcast-quality video.
Stylish slim-bezel design with high-gloss, piano-black finish
Ergonomic base adds ease and comfort
Ultimate ergonomic flexibility comes built-in with the convenient 3.2" height adjustment, 360º swivel and tilt.
Save desk and workspace and enjoy rich, stereo sound with built-in rear stereo speakers
Dynamic Structure™ technology
Innovative liquid crystal composition and pixel matrix accelerate video response for seamless video and intense graphics.
OptiSync® digital/analog inputs expand your connectivity
Multi-mode input technology supports both digital (DVI) and analog (VGA) signals for ultimate compatibility and configuration flexibility.
Ultra-high brightness and contrast
280-nit brightness (typ) and 700:1 contrast ratio (typ).
Windows Vista approved
PC and Mac® compatible
This monitor seems to be available everywhere and can be purchased (sometimes with a discount) for the price of US$320-$350 dollars. This is what you physically get for your money. Please note that this press sample has a lot of mileage on it and your physical package will come in much better shape.
First out is the usual setup guide along with the driver/software CD. With this package there will be two discs. One for the actual monitor drivers (inside the main guide folder), and one for the webcam software (seen in sleeve).
The included complete hardware package contains the following:
1 - Analog VGA Video Cable
1 - Digital Video Cable
1 - Power Cable
1 - Webcam USB Cable
1 - Audio/Microphone Cable
Everything needed is provided and no different cables will be needed for any special situations.
And last out of the box is the monitor. This monitor follows Viewsonic's glossy black design with minimal trim other than a small metallic strip along the monitor's bottom. Although this monitor does indeed have an integrated webcam and microphone, you would be hard pressed to find it at a distance. Viewsonic has done a good job at integrating the features without making them an obvious feature. To most people, you wouldn't be able to tell the difference between this monitor and a very similar standard model.