Monday, October 17th 2011

ViewSonic Introduces New Ultra-fast 3D LED Display

ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, today expanded its 3D display leadership, announcing the immediate availability of its V3D231 LED monitor.

This 23-inch3D-Ready LED monitor features an ultra-fast 2 ms video response time, making it perfect for enjoying a crystal clear 3D gaming and video experience. Paired with a native 1920x1080 full HD resolution and 20,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, users can expect great color accuracy and picture detail, making for unsurpassed 3D image quality.

Delivering an immersive multimedia entertainment experience, the V3D231 offers integrated SRS Premium Sound audio speakers, in addition to the included polarized 3D glasses. Add VGA, DVI-D and HDMI 1.4a inputs and consumers can enjoy vast connectivity options, including directly connecting to content on their Blu-ray 3D player or PS3 gaming console. To ensure all users have access to a plethora of 3D content, ViewSonic’s V3D231 monitor also includes a TriDef 3D software suite. With this software, users can easily convert and view their 2D PC images in life-like 3D, in addition to playing over 500 PC-based video games in amazing 3D quality.

“The V3D231 is the perfect 3D monitor for consumers in search of hi-def entertainment in a true 3D format,” said Erik Willey, LCD monitor and PC product marketing manager, ViewSonic. “Due to its Frame Patterned Retarder technology, the V3D231 enables consumers to view amazing 3D images without the need for expensive 3D glasses. By putting polarized 3D glasses and access to 3D content in consumers’ hands, ViewSonic is broadening the reach of 3D entertainment for 3D gaming, movies and education at a competitive price point.”

The V3D231 comes with ViewSonic’s strongest pixel performance guarantee and 3-year limited warranty. The V3D231 ships with one pair of polarized 3D glasses and one pair of clip-on polarized lenses, and is now available in North America for an ESP of $349.

For more information, visit the product page.
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8 Comments on ViewSonic Introduces New Ultra-fast 3D LED Display

#1
jasper1605
I feel like that's a pretty good price for the features. Am I off base on that, or is it actually a good deal for a 3d led?
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#2
Mistral
Soooo, is this one 120Hz or not?

By this point I get the feeling that we need to start a massive cross-forum initiative, come up with the specs we want for an actual gaming monitor and then mail them together with the list of people signed to every screen manufacturer.

Let's see what our pipe dream would be:
- 1920x1200 or higher resolution
- 24 inch or larger diagonal
- 120Hz, with latest DisplayPort and HDMI revisions, USB3 hub an extra
- non-TN panel (don't say it can't be done for 120Hz, TV's have managed for years now)
- preferably no inbuilt speakers
- not glossy
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#3
jasper1605
by: Mistral
Soooo, is this one 120Hz or not?
If it's 3d it should be 120hz. AFAIK 60hz cannot do active 3d.
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#4
buggalugs
by: Mistral
Soooo, is this one 120Hz or not?

By this point I get the feeling that we need to start a massive cross-forum initiative, come up with the specs we want for an actual gaming monitor and then mail them together with the list of people signed to every screen manufacturer.

Let's see what our pipe dream would be:
- 1920x1200 or higher resolution
- 24 inch or larger diagonal
- 120Hz, with latest DisplayPort and HDMI revisions, USB3 hub an extra
- non-TN panel (don't say it can't be done for 120Hz, TV's have managed for years now)
- preferably no inbuilt speakers
- not glossy
If you're going to convince the display makers to make high res 120Hz screens you'll need to harrass AMD/Nvidia to make graphics cards strong enough to drive them.

Even a 1080p 120Hz screen brings a 580/6970 to its knees in 3D mode. Very few people will ever spend $1000 for crossfire/sli just to run 3D. Its probably less than 0.1% of the market. There just isnt the demand for screens like that.

Also most TV's dont do true 120Hz like computer monitors. 100Hz+ Tv's are just 60Hz with interpolated frames to make it appear smoother.

I'm not aware of any TV that will do true 120Hz when you hook it up to a computer.
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#5
Mistral
@[USER=77765]jasper1605[/USER]

Active 3D?

All I see in the product specs is absence of any mention of 120Hz, and touting of polarized 3D glasses...

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@[USER=56431]buggalugs[/USER]

Who cares about the "3D", I want my 120Hz refresh rate! ;p

Tons of TV have screens that can pull a 120Hz refresh. While it's true that so far none of them accept 120Hz input and half (or more) of the frames are calculated internally, the fact is that those are not TN panels and they still refresh at 120 times a second. That was my point.
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#6
catnipkiller
my next monitor or tv will be 3D just for the 120hz input. I don't like gaming in 3D at all.
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#7
Bjorn_Of_Iceland
by: Mistral
@jasper1605

@buggalugs

Who cares about the "3D", I want my 120Hz refresh rate! ;p

Tons of TV have screens that can pull a 120Hz refresh. While it's true that so far none of them accept 120Hz input and half (or more) of the frames are calculated internally, the fact is that those are not TN panels and they still refresh at 120 times a second. That was my point.
You cant game on those though. Afaik, the interpolation while gaming gives a laggy input feel into it.
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#8
[H]@RD5TUFF
A solid offering, any chance of a review?
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