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Iiyama Rolls Out a New Range of AMVA+ ProLite Monitors

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Iiyama has announced its new series of ProLite X(B)83 HSU monitors which feature AMVA+ panels and will initially be offered with either 24-inch or 27-inch displays and with height (up to 130 mm) and pivot adjustable stands for the XB83 HSU models.

The monitor's aim to provide "excellent performance for photography, graphic and web design" and offer a resolution of 1920 x 1080, a 4 ms response, true 8-bit color, a 178° / 178° viewing angle and a static contrast ratio of 3000:1. The ProLite X(B)83 HSU range also includes DVI, HDMI and VGA inputs, two USB 2.0 ports, built-in speakers, a VEGA mount and a 3.5 mm audio connector for headphones or an external speaker.

The Iiyama ProLite X24HSU, X27HSU, XB24HSU and XB27HSU monitors are currently available for purchase in Europe and are backed by a 3 year on-site Advance Exchange Warranty.

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    DarkSable , October 25, 2013 6:31 PM
    I highly recommend you avoid these. I bought the brand-new 1440p prolite Iiyama, on advice that iiyama was the best out there. I had it shipped from germany (It was packaged well), and am now fighting like hell to be able to return it.

    It's brand new, and there are already three major problems with it.

    It's power caps are cheap and going bad. That means that below 95% brightness, it squeals very, VERY loudly, inducing a headache within minutes.

    Its brightness and color, even after tuning, is worse than the (admittedly very nice) TN panel found in the BenQ XL2420T. Although its viewing angles are better, it's an IPS panel, and should blow a TN panel out of the water.

    Finally, and absolutely not acceptable, is that the soldering inside of it was very poorly done - there is a two-pixel wide teal line running straight down the monitor, which will occasionally disappear for a minute when pressure is applied to the top of the line.

    NONE of these are issues a $700 monitor should be having, much less all three at once.
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    Duckhunt , October 27, 2013 8:21 AM
    ahhhhh. why. I hope it is an isolated incident.
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    DarkSable , October 27, 2013 8:28 AM
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    ahhhhh. why. I hope it is an isolated incident.


    As far as I can tell, the only way it could have passed quality control testing is either by not being tested, or by only being tested at a single setting.

    I imagine international shipping could have caused the poor soldering job to loosen, causing the line down the screen, but still - three separate issues, one of which (the overly-bright backlight), is a design flaw, not a manufacturing flaw.

    On it's behalf, though, at least it doesn't have uneven backlight bleeding! :p 

    (The monitor to avoid, for anyone who is curious, is the new PROLITE XB2779QS)