Mentioned in the my last review of the Fujitsu PC desktop, this fantastic Acer wide-screen PC screen is an excellent addition to the Acer family. At 18.5inches it stands proudly on any home/office desk and as mentioned in my previous review, when connected to and used as a TV and PC combined, it really does become a device you can't afford not to buy!
The stylistic legs to this screen allow it to stand at a range of angles, helping with the usability and quality of usability factors. Its sleek exterior allows it to blend in with most office/home environments, and when bought seperately to a PC tower its sure to blend in with that as well.
The buttons are hiden below some small white writing to the centre-left of the bottom of the device, and a luminous blue light lets you know when the screen is on, turning yellowy-orange when on stand-by.
Perhaps the most stylish part to this particular Acer model though is the angled finish to the bottom of the screen above the buttons and writing. This gives the device that added character and style similar to the effect of the legs!
As mentioned before, the buttons are the only 'usable' feature besides at the back where the screen-PC VGA port is stationed, and the buttons are as usable as can be (whilst remaining hiden).
There is a MENU, AUTO, e, LEFT and RIGHT button as well as the power button making up quite a small collection of controlling elements. Besides changing the brightness and contrast though, the only time you need to use the panel is when turning the device on and off.
The screen is 18.5inches which is in my opinion the ideal size for an every-day screen, not too large (leading to lag and slowness), and not too small (leading to the wearing of spectacles).
The screen has adaptive contrast management and a rapid response rate leading to the highest possible viewing plessure and performance in an 18.5inch model.
Being a wide-screen model, the device is much more stylish and 21-century than previous examples.
A great bit of kit which works excellently with the PC I reviewed half an hour ago. Please do check out that review if you're interested in purchasing a combination of PC and screen.