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Samsung Syncmaster 570B

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Samsung SyncMaster 570 B - Flat panel display - TFT - 15" - 1024 x 768 / 75 Hz - 200 cd/m2 - 300:1 - 0.3 mm - speakers - ivory

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      04.03.2001 18:51

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      Turn around: You can see a total page DIN A4 in front of you. I like the 90 Grade turn around screen. When I write a letter I can see the complete site. (V- Position) I love the design from TFT 570 B it is chic: Atractive - silver frame and a dark stand. It has 30 - 61kHz, 50 - 57 Hz and TCO 95. The 570 P is beige and that is the reason I do not like it. The only difference between are: The P has 30 - 80 kHz, 50 - 85 Hz and TCO 99. I decided for the B- Model. It sits very beautifully on my desk. I bought it in Germany for 2.180 DM. Before I also had a 15.0 Monitor box but now on my flat panel Monitor (TFT) I can see a lot of more. The whole picture produces this effect. The colours are very good and there is also no reflection on the screen. This is meant by TCO condition. Inside the feet there are two speaker One micro also built in to the feet. Volume, bass regulate you can choose manual on this foot. This TFT is super light. You have to carry 5,20 Kg. In front of the frame you can choose the screen manual. The menu is very easy. Like my english. Joking. You do not need to read the handbook. Highlight Features for you to decision: 15,0", Pixel pitch 0,297mm, Display Resolution 1024x768 max., 24 BIT, 16,7 mio colors, contrast: 200:1, Colorific Software, Pivot Software, Audio, W x H x D: 385,4x408,2x174mm and 36 month guarantee.

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      03.02.2001 03:30
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      Welcome to the world of tomorrow... ...well almost. TFT screens always look really futuristic, and I guess compared to the standard CRT monitors they are, but they are fast becoming a more affordable option, gone are the days of the cheapest TFT's costing around £800, now you can pick one up for under £500. About the same price as a high quality 19" or 21" standard monitor! So I've decided to buy one, forced into the fact that my 19" monitor was really just TOO big now, it was cool to have a big monitor, but space is now at a premium. This coupled with the fact that I got the Samsung at a steal, was just something I had to do. I paid £450 for the Samsung 570B TFT, it was brand new, and was reduced from £799, virtually half price! So what's it like... I love it! Being used to a 19 incher I was wondering if this was just going to be a bit too small (the Samsung by the way is only a 15", more on that in a minute!), however after plugging it in and using it for 10 minutes, all my worries evaporated. It actually doesn't seem that small, and to be honest a 15" TFT display is like having a 17" CRT monitor. Setting it up was relatively easy, plug in power and monitor cable and you're away. I didn't even have to load the driver discs for it to work, but I recommend you do, the software contains lots of extra little things that help you get the most from your display. For example a special colour matching program called "colourific", lets you know if what you're seeing on screen is actually the correct colour and it helps match up colours when you're printing too, so what you see on screen is what you get on the page. It also comes with something called Winportrait, which I'll go into in a moment. The Samsung itself is finished in silver with a black base and buttons, and really does look good. The buttons on the front con
      trol power, and the usual on-screen menu options. In fact it took me a while to get the colour match right on screen, it always just looked too bright, then I noticed the "auto", button, I pushed it and all was well the picture changed to a really sharp, perfect colour, brightness and contrast image. A very handy button, just wish I had read the instructions first! Now the Samsung has one feature which is really neat, the display itself rotates, so if you are writing a letter or editing a picture, you can simply turn the screen 90 degrees and have a "portrait" display, rather than a "landscape" one. This is what the Winportrait software does, just a click of the mouse and the display changes to match the orientation of the screen. I know other TFT's do it but not at this price - a superb feature. I've been using it about a week now, and I have to say I'm not missing my 19" monitor. I do a lot of letter writing, text is very clear and sharp. I also do a lot of image editing and the colours and sharpness are easily comparable to my CRT monitor. I don't play games on my PC, (that's what God invented Playstations for..), but I have to say it's the only things TFT's aren't much good at, fast moving images, lose a little bit of clarity and become blurry. A tip for anyone thinking of buying a TFT, if the store you buy from sells an extended warranty BUY IT! TFT displays are NOT repairable, if it goes that's it, and it only takes a minute amount of damage (i.e. - a pin prick) to render a screen useless. I paid £50 for a 3year warranty that includes accidental damage; if they can't repair it they have to get me a new one! The world may not be flat, but the future definitely is.....

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      The SyncMaster 570B TFT is the ideal display for all business and professional applications. Its slim design fits on any desktop computer and it is wall-mountable to save additional space. The new "EDA" (Easy Display Adjustment) panel lets users control all display functions at a touch of a button. Samsung's TFT technology delivers screen images that are richer and brighter than traditional CRT monitors. The SyncMaster 570B TFT is Plug and Play compatible and it has Samsung's exclusive "Wide Viewing Angle Technology" that lets people see clear and sharp images from any angle.