I dont know if this is overstock or the manufacture. but the monitor arrived with a vertical line of continuous dent from the top of the screen down for about 5 inches. when you turn the monitor on, the dent area has a color of lower intensity compare to other area of the screen.
This is an excellent product both in value and quality, on par or even above those of ****, **. However the cable USB was too short. I placed a call to ASUS. Waited for 15 minutes. Then the sales rep was clueless and put me on hold while he checked with his manager. All I was asking was the specification of the USB cable. Finally he just rudely told me to get a new cable at a local electronic store. A total waste of 30 minutes. ASUS need to train their customer care specialists better in terms of knowledge and polite courtesy, That is why I give only four star overall.
I really LOVE this monitor! The colors are BOLD and the screen is plenty big enough for my 53 year old eyeballs. BUT... it is LOUD. As in VERY bright. I haven't messed with the monitors settings much because it doesn't bother me as much as it might bother others who sit directly on top of it. Mine sits on the corner of a 6 foot training table and I am usually at least 4 feet away from it. I have turned down my brightness a little bit within Windows. Speaker quality is typical for a flat screen. You're just never got to get really robust sound out of such a tiny space. This monitor has plenty of different connections for me as I am so far behind the times with regards to modern day electronics. I can build and repair my my own computers but I know nothing of HDMI and iPods and all that jazz. I still listen to music on vintage 1980's/1990's audio gear that will smoke anything modern which I can afford. I really like the ASUS line. I use their motherboards and burners in my b...
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