With the current status of the economy, we are always looking for the best deals to help stretch our buck, and with that in mind we take a look at a refurbished LCD monitor from Geeks.com
. Their selection of LCD monitors
should appeal to a variety of end users, and the prices cover a large range too thanks to a stock of both new and refurbished units.
The refurbished sample provided for review is ViewSonic
's VX2433wm 23.6 Inch DVI/HDMI TFT LCD monitor. Can we save a bit of cash and still end up with quality when purchasing a refurbished product like this? Well let us find out.
Before getting too far in to the review, let's cover a little background information on the manufacturer and the specific product on hand.
ViewSonic leads the way in display technology innovation. As a globally recognized leader in visual display technology, we are dedicated to:
» Meeting the needs of our customers
» Delivering value to our customers and partners
» Continuously introducing innovative technologies, products and solutions
» Conducting business in an environmentally-friendly manner
Through a singular focus on display products and rigorous dedication to quality, reliability, innovation and customer service excellence, ViewSonic has become a worldwide leader in innovation. We are responsible for many industry firsts including:
» 23" LCD for business applications (2001)
» 2ms LCD (2005)
» LCD with an iPod dock (2006)
» Standalone digital signage solution (2006)
» Portable projector with an iPod dock (2007)
» 2ms, super-HD 19" widescreen LCD (2007)
» 22" widescreen LCD with 20,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio (2008)
» 22" widescreen 120Hz frame rate Desktop LCD (2008)
As an environmentally-aware company, we strive to conduct our business in an environmentally responsible manner. Our green initiatives include :
» A commitment to minimizing the use of substances and materials that may cause environmental damage.
» LCDs that meet the tough environmental standards imposed by RoHS compliance.
» Reducing waste generation and facilitating the disposal of all waste through safe and responsible methods.
» Convenient, cost-effective ways to handle our customers' recycling needs with our Recycle+ trade-in program. Our recycle programs comply with ISO 14001:2004 EMS guidelines.
ViewSonic's unwavering commitment to quality, reliability and performance is rewarded time and time again with awards and recognition from industry experts. We've won more than 2,000 awards globally for both products and services. These awards reflect our commitment to being a driving force in visual display technology development.
» Size: 23.6" wide Color TFT Active Matrix LCD 16:9 aspect ratio
» Display Area: 20.5 (in) × 11.5 (in) / 521 (mm) × 293 (mm)
» Optimum Resolution: 1920×1080
» Response Time: 2ms (G to G); 5ms (on/off)
» Contrast Ratio: 1000:1 (typ.) ; 20000:1 dynamic
» Brightness: 300 cd/m˛ (typ.)
» Speakers: 2 × 2 watt with SRS WOW sound
For more details on the ViewSonic VX2433wm, please visit the product page
on the Geeks.com website.