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Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19" computer monitor

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SyncMaster 940BW
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TFT/LCD displays are perfectly flat, a lot thinner and lighter than conventional CRT displays and do not flicker, all this because of the new technology they use for producing images. Do you want to free up space on your desk, or do you want to be able to move your monitor without breaking your back? Then this is the perfect display for you!
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Included since: 11 Jul 2006
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Long product name Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19" computer monitor :
The short editorial description of Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19" computer monitor

48.26 cm (19 ") Analog/Digital LCD Monitor

Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19" computer monitor:
The official marketing text of Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19" computer monitor as supplied by the manufacturer
Samsung's Syncmaster™ 940BW is a high quality 19” display with a slim design to give you the visibility you need without taking up precious desk space. The combination of its ultra fast 4 ms (GTG) response time and magic technologies enables perfect viewing.
Short summary description Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19" computer monitor:
This short summary of the Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19" computer monitor data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Samsung SyncMaster 940BW, 19", 300 cd/m², 1440 x 900 pixels, 4 ms, LCD, 500:1
Long summary description Samsung SyncMaster 940BW 19" computer monitor :

Samsung SyncMaster 940BW. Display diagonal: 19", Display brightness: 300 cd/m², Display resolution: 1440 x 900 pixels. VESA mounting interfaces: 75 x 75 mm. Power consumption (standby): 1 W, Power consumption (typical): 42 W. Certification: TCO'03. Width: 17.3" (439 mm), Depth: 2.57" (65.4 mm), Height: 11.4" (289 mm)

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Display diagonal *
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
Display brightness *
Brightness is the amount of radiating light emitted from the screen. The brightness rating is measured in candellas per square meter, commonly known as 'nits'.
300 cd/m²
Display resolution *
The number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed. It is usually quoted as width × height, with the units in pixels: for example, "1024 × 768" means the width is 1024 pixels and the height is 768 pixels. The higher the number of pixels, the sharper the image.
1440 x 900 pixels
Response time *
The response time is the time difference between the moment that a source (for example a video card) sends a signal and that equipment (for example a monitor) receives or display the signal. (Used abbreviations: R/F = Rise and Fall.)
4 ms
Display *
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Contrast ratio (typical) *
The difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the darkest black.
Viewing angle, horizontal *
Maximum horizontal angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Viewing angle, vertical *
Maximum vertical angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Display number of colors *
16.78 million colors
Pixel pitch
This is the parameter of a picture tube, which specifies the shortest distance between two dots of the same colour. The principle is: the smaller the dot pitch, the better sharpness of image.
0,0112 x 0,0112" (0,285 x 0,285 mm)
Horizontal scan range
30 - 81 kHz
Vertical scan range
56 - 75 Hz
Separate H/V sync
Device has separate horizontal and vertical synchronization.
Composite sync
Combines horizontal and vertical synchronization onto one pair of wires. When used in RGB connections, four separate signals are sent (Red, Green, Blue, Sync).
Sync-on-green (SOG)
Combines composite sync with the green signal in RGB. Only three signals are sent (Red, Green with Sync, Blue).
Ports & interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity *
Number of VGA (D-Sub) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. The VGA (D-Sub) connector is a 15 pin connector between a computer and a monitor. It was first introduced in 1987 by IBM.
DVI-D ports quantity
This is the amount of DVI-I interfaces. Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface developed by the Digital Display Working Group (DDWG). The digital interface is used to connect a video source to a display device, such as a computer monitor. DVI-D means DVI digital, which means it can only support digital, but not analog.
Audio input
The type of audio input that the device requires, and the connection needed.
Audio output
The type of audio output that the device produces, and the connector(s).
Ports & interfaces
Microphone in
The socket where a microphone is connected to the device.
VESA mounting interfaces
The product can be used wih VESA mounting interfaces.
75 x 75 mm
Plug and Play
Indicates whether this product supports is "plug and play". Plug and play is hardware or software that, after being installed ("plugged in"), can immediately be used ("played with"), as opposed to hardware or software which requires configuration.
Power consumption (standby) *
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
1 W
Power consumption (typical) *
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
42 W
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
17,3" (439 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
2,57" (65,4 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
11,4" (289 mm)
Width (with stand)
17,3" (439 mm)
Depth (with stand)
7,87" (200 mm)
Height (with stand)
14,2" (360,7 mm)
Packaging data
Package weight
Weight of the packaged product in gram.
12,3 lbs (5,6 kg)
Other features
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the packaged product (Width x Depth x Height).
20,7 x 5,87 x 16,9" (525 x 149 x 428 mm)
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 9 expert reviews for Samsung SyncMaster 940BW and the average expert rating is 90 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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I know a lot of you out there are still using those clunky old CRT monitors. For a long time, the flat panel monitors were priced out of reach for the every day consumer, but that isn’t so anymore. Today, we are taking a look at Samsung’s new...
Good Bright, clear LCD, Small footprint, Widescreen, Great price ($250 at the time of this writing), Dual inputs, for digital and analog...
Bad I couldnt find any...
Bottom line To fully test this monitor, I played several games (Unreal tournament, Quake 4, etc) in different resolutions. I also tried a number of regular Windows programs for testing normal usage.To be honest, I was really surprised at the response time I got. W...
The widescreen 940BW helps flesh out Samsungs SyncMaster computer monitor line. More and more manufacturers are offering 19-inch widescreen models, as this size has proven to be a popular choice in terms of both size and cost. The SyncMaster B monitor...
Good Good image quality, fast response time, HDCP-compatible DVI input...
Bad Limited video inputs, no USB ports, few adjustment options...
Bottom line The widescreen 940BW helps flesh out Samsungs SyncMaster computer monitor line. More and more manufacturers are offering 19-inch widescreen models, as this size has proven to be a popular choice in terms of both size and cost. The SyncMaster B monito...
A low-cost and stylish 19in TFT for gamers and widescreen multimedia use...
Wide-screen 19" monitors are everywhere. Theyre less expensive than standard-format 19"ers and are becoming the entry-level standard. Why are they so cheap? How good are they?...
If you are a movie buff that also wants a good LCD monitor for home/office work and wouldnt mind the minor extra scrolling, than this monitor will be perfect for you. It has an amazingly bright picture for its specifications and will bring a whole ne...
Good Good Build Quality, Refresh Rate, Availability, Excellent Warranty...
Bad A little overpriced, Widescreen only good for Movie Viewing, Poor Game Support for Wide Screen resolutions...
Bottom line If you are looking for a true gaming monitor, although this monitor does have a fast 4ms response rate, I honestly would move on to a standard resolution monitor unless your games support the different widescreen resolutions. Very few games actually s...
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