This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
First Look: Despite a wobbly stand, the Viewsonic VX2460H-LED succeeds thanks to its low price
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

First Look: Despite a wobbly stand, the Viewsonic VX2460H-LED succeeds thanks to its low price

1:30 /

The Viewsonic VX2460H-LED is a successful general purpose monitor with good performance and an incredibly wobbly stand.

The ViewSonic VX2460H-LED is a 24-inch monitor with a 1920x1080 resolution that cost $200. The foot stand is fairly wide and extends a bit towards the back but monitor's thin neck makes for a wobbly experience. It has a thin profile and an extra wide bezel and it tilts back a bit but includes no other ergonomic options. Connections include dual HDMI, a single VGA connection and one headphone jack. The OSD sits at the bottom of the bezel with brightness and contrast controls in addition to 5 color presets. Also, red, green and blue customization options are included. Performance in movies was good but the default settings have an over abundance of green and fine tune of the color was a challenge. Also, I could never get the picture to not look washed-out. The monitor uses a twisted-nematic panel. So, don't expect wide viewing angles. Games looked good but there's a lack of deep color saturation. While its performance isn't stellar and the build quality leaves a lot to be desired, a ViewSonic succeeds as a general purpose monitor. And at $200, it's quite the bargain. I'm Eric Franklin, and this has been the first look at the ViewSonic VX2460H-LED.

New releases

iPhone 6 is here, but do we need...
30:20 September 19, 2014
As the iPhone 6 lands and Phones 4U folds, we ask if we even need that Apple Pay thing America is making such...
Play video
Inside Scoop: Longtime Oracle CEO...
4:25 September 18, 2014
In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software...
Play video
Hidden features inside of iOS...
8:47 September 18, 2014
We'll show you features that aren't so obvious in iOS 8, and why it's the best and the worst week ever for...
Play video
Top iOS 8 camera tips
1:15 September 18, 2014
The camera gets a big upgrade in iOS 8, giving you time-lapse, a timer, and controls for fine-tuning phot...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 054: The human hamster...
20:35 September 18, 2014
On today's show, we get a good laugh out of the human hamster wheel that's also a standing desk, squeal like...
Play video
iOS 8's advanced photo-editing...
2:24 September 18, 2014
Put a finishing touch on your iOS photos with Apple's new editing tools.
Play video
The Timex Ironman One GPS+ smartwatch...
2:15 September 18, 2014
With built in GPS and 3G connectivity, you can send messages and track your location without toting your...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,553: Google location...
31:11 September 18, 2014
Today we freak ourselves out over Google's location history map, decide $200 is way too much to spend on a...
Play video