This Poor Sob Got a New Monitor
new monitor after 6 years
My monitor died this morning. The power won't come on. After some searching, i assume it's old or fried capicator problem.
as emergency measure, asked my roommate to drive me to Walmart and got this.
it's really a monitor designed for TV.
Vizio turned out to be a US company founded by Chinese in California in 2002, and it's popular for selling TV screens.
For me, it's a upgrade. My old served me good 6 years. It was LG L227WTG, 22″, 1680×1050. Not LED. [see Why I'm Switching from Mac to Windows]
now it's 1920×1080 and 24″ and LED.
it's got what's called Smart TV
for my record, here's spec
VIZIO E241i-B1 monitor/tv Spec Video Screen Size24″ Screen Size (Diag.)23.54″ Backlight TypeRazor LED Resolution1920×1080 (1080p) Effective Refresh Rate60 Hz Aspect Ratio16:9 Viewable Angle (H/V)170°/160° Number of Colors16.7 Million OSD LanguageEnglish, Spanish, French Audio Speakers/Power Output2W × 2 DTS StudioSound™Yes DTS TruSurroundYes, HD DTS TruVolume™Yes Inputs HDMI Ports1 (back) Component1 (back) Composite1 (back) Tuner1 (back) Ethernet1 (back) USB Ports1 (back) PC1 (back) Outputs Analog Audio Out1 (back) Multimedia Features VIA (VIZIO Internet Apps)Yes, VIZIO Internet Apps Plus® MusicYes PhotoYes VideoYes Additional Features Built-in Wi-FiYes, 802.11b /g /n Remote ControlXRT112 Energy Savings Energy Guide Energy ComplianceENERGY STAR® 6.0 Power Consumption25.7W (Avg.) Standby Power Consumption<1W Wall Mount Specifications Mount Pattern100mm × 100mm Screw SizeM4 Screw Length10mm Size and Weight Product with Stand Dimensions21.55″W × 14.55″H × 4.39″D Product with Stand Weight7.05 lbs Product without Stand Dimensions21.55″W × 13.80″H × 2.11″D Product without Stand Weight6.83 lbs Product Packaging Dimensions24.53″W × 16.38″H × 4.25″D Product Packaging Weight9.92 lbs
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