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Acer Ships 22-inch B223 LCD Screen with DisplayLink USB

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DisplayLink and Acer today announced the availability of a new Windows Vista Aero-compatible USB computer monitor, with integrated DisplayLink technology. The 22-inch B223 screen, part of Acer's ergonomic B series family of monitors, is now shipping in Europe. With 1680x1050 widescreen resolution, Acer's new display has integrated USB ports to facilitate multiple displays easily. Using DisplayLink's DL-160 network display chip, up to six Acer B223 monitors can be connected to a single PC or laptop, via a standard USB 2.0 connection.

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How do they think this actually going to work with NO bandwidth....

Tards.


Compressing it until it looks like crap doesn't count, either.
 
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How do they think this actually going to work with NO bandwidth....

Tards.


Compressing it until it looks like crap doesn't count, either.
Before attacking it, why don't you wait for some tests?
 
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Before attacking it, why don't you wait for some tests?
We all know how well all of those usb video cards work. 1024x768, sure, but HD, yeah right.
 
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We all know how well all of those usb video cards work. 1024x768, sure, but HD, yeah right.
Like zithe said, test a product before bashing on it. I use an eVGA UV PLUS+ with my MacBook on a 1280 x 1024 monitor and it works just fine. There is some lag because Mac drivers are immature. However, I tested it on my 22" Samsung 226BW (C) on my PC at 1680 x 1050 and it works flawless. Video works just fine, even when you put it in the middle of two monitors (one on DVI, one on USB). Aero works great, and it is detected as fast as a regular monitor. It also doesn't put a lot of load on the CPU either.

You should also consider taking a look on youtube... There are a number of videos from DisplayLink of them running several monitors in varying sizes flawlessly. I find DisplayLink's technology to be fantastic if you're stuck with a computer that doesn't have room for multiple videos cards but you need multiple monitors (Situation I'm in. MacbBok only supports 1 external), but don't want to chuck out $300 for a Dual/Triple Head2Go or want them to appear as separate monitors (i.e not one huge wide window like the Head2Go does).


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The one on NE is not USB, it has a USB hub.
 
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why usb? it makes no sense
we
got
VGA
DVI
HDMI
DisplayPort

atm ;)
 
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why usb? it makes no sense
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HDMI
DisplayPort

atm ;)
An example would be at a trade show. Having one computer running 10 displays all showing info on the products they are sitting behind. There's been talk about this off and on.

We'll see if it is mature enough. . . I have my doubts but time will tell.
 
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An example would be at a trade show. Having one computer running 10 displays all showing info on the products they are sitting behind. There's been talk about this off and on.

We'll see if it is mature enough. . . I have my doubts but time will tell.
If Acer was serious, then they would be firewire.