Published on 7th November 2006 by
Originally Posted by DougEdeyI found one place which has an ETA on stock of 2 weeks, and a price of £610 :D
DO NOT GET THIS MONITOR. well, at least if you intend on watching a lot of movies or playing console games. there is NO way that this monitor can do 1:1 pixel mapping, which is a problem because it is 16:10 aspect ratio as opposed to normal movie widescree 16:9. this means anything that is not coming from your computer (whether it be hdmi or dvi) will be stretched to fill the entire screen. the only way to have it 1:1 is to have it played through your computer that would put in the black bars itself. and yeah, it has been out for a while now.
Originally Posted by mikeuk2004Is that true???? so this wont be any good for a 360 plugged into the HDMI as it will be stretched. Can you confirm that Tim.
Originally Posted by M4RTINyou'll be doing well to plug the xbox into any hdmi ports
Originally Posted by FirehedStill, seems like a decent choice if I were to need something with an HDMI port (which I do hope to avoid).
But is there no pass-through digital audio port so that you can have some sound along with your HD video? Seems like a problem, seeing that they're both in the same cable. Minor oversight there?
Originally Posted by mclean007Why avoid HDMI? It's a neat connector and carries uncompressed HD digital video and digital audio in one cable. Sounds great to me. Now HDCP on the other hand, there's something I'd want to avoid.
Not really - just use one of the other audio outputs on whatever source. Saves having more cables hanging off your screen, which is by definition visible.
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