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Find your perfect position: BenQ launches two new widescreen LCD Monitors that pivot, rotate, tilt, and rise above the competition.

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Hemel Hempstead, UK, August 20, 2008 – BenQ has increased its widescreen range to include the new 22 and 24-inch displays, the G2200WT and G2400WT. The new WT range provides users with a display that is adjustable in height, with 130mm movement; almost double that of regular competitive models. If that’s not ergonomic enough then a back & forth tilt, 90 degree pivot, and side to side swivel are easily adjusted to give users their personalised optimum viewing position.  .

Both are ideal for business users who often spend long periods in front of a screen. Both widescreens will be housed in a sleek and stylish silver and black casing. The G2200WT and G2400WT models come with DCR (dynamic contrast ratio), a 5 ms response time, a viewing angle of 160° vertical and 160° horizontal, Senseye® +Photo Technology and Windows® Vista™ Premium logo[1] .

The G2200WT display arrives with a DCR of 2,500:1, 1,680 x 1,050 resolution (WSXGA+) and 300 cd/m² brightness. Additionally, the new model is equipped with dual inputs – D-sub connectivity and DVI-D supporting HDCP for uncompromised HD video. The G2400WT features a DCR of 4,000:1, 1,920 x 1,200 resolution (WUXGA), 250 cd/m² brightness and a headphone jack. Furthermore, this widescreen model has DVI (with HDCP) and D-sub ports, as well as an HDMI™ interface.

The EU Directive lays down general prevention principles at workplaces including the installation of TFT monitors. Generally, G-Series monitors are engineered with user comfort and environmental responsibility in mind. For example, to guarantee an ergonomic computer workstation both widescreen displays G2200WT/G2400WT provide users with, among other things, a flexible screen adjustment to arrange the screen viewing individually, including pivot and height adjustment. TCO03 compliance guarantees that G-monitors meet the strictest standards for ergonomics, ecology, emissions and energy. An ENERGYSTAR rating further ensures reduced power consumption in all modes – on, standby and off. 

Productivity in the office is increased via the large wide-format display sizes. For Word documents, users can easily view two pages side by side at 100%, while for applications such as Excel and desktop publishing, more data and graphics can be displayed at one time. Large-screen viewing also enables easier navigation through multiple open applications.

Advanced BenQ Senseye®+Photo technology guarantees that the colour and image quality of the new model is even more brilliant. Using the standardised sRGB colour space, Senseye®+Photo technology ensures colour-accurate image reproduction over sRGB-compatible peripheral equipment, including printers and digital cameras.

The BenQ G2200WT and G2400WT will be available in August at a recommended retail price of G2200WT £180 inc VAT, and G2400WT £318 inc VAT.

For further information please visit www.benq.co.uk

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Technical specifications:

G2200WT/G2400WT

G2200WT

G2400WT

Screen size

22.0" wide

24.0" wide

Product colour

Silver-black

Silver-black

Resolution

1,680 x 1,050 (WSXGA+)

1,920 x 1,200 (WUXGA)

Pixel pitch

0.282 mm

0.27 mm

Brightness

300 cd/

250 cd/

    Dynamic contrast ratio

2,500:1

4,000:1

Response time

5 ms

5 ms

Display area

473.7 x 296.1 (mm)

518.5 x 324 (mm)

Display colour

16.7 million

16.7 million

Viewing angle

160/160 (L/R;U/D) (CR >= 10)

160/160 (L/R;U/D) (CR >= 10)

Input signals

D-sub/DVI-D (HDCP)

D-sub/DVI-D/HDMI™ (HDCP)/Headphone Jack

Horizontal frequency

31–83 (KHz)

31–83 (KHz)

Vertical frequency

55–76 (Hz)

55–76 (Hz)

Video bandwidth

25–135 (MHz)

25–135 (MHz)

Colour temperature

Reddish / normal / bluish / user mode

Reddish / normal / bluish / user mode

Power consumption

45 W (max)

55 W (max)

Power supply

Built-in

Built-in

Features

Senseye®+Photo Technology, height adjustment (130 mm ±5), HDCP, Pivot

Senseye®+Photo Technology, height adjustment (130 mm ±5), HDCP, Pivot

Adjustments

Tilt -3~-5/22.1 (down/up)

Rotatable -45°/+45° (left/right)

Tilt -2/20 (down/up)

Rotatable -45°/+45° (left/right)

Dimensions

(H x W x D mm)

645 x 348 x 219.6 mm

669.1 x 479.2 x 219.6 mm

Net weight

7 kg

8.3 kg

Accessories (standard)

VGA cable

VGA/DVI cable

Vista certification

Premium

Premium


- About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multi-faceted company with strengths in product design, visual technology and mobile technology. BenQ offers unrivalled breadth and depth of products and integrated technologies across platforms through the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” including digital projector, LCD monitors, LCD TVs, digital cameras, laptop PCs, storage devices, mobile phones, storage media and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards. 2007 revenues of BenQ Corporation exceeded US$1.83 billion dollars.*1

- About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is currently comprised of 12 companies that operate independently while sharing resources and leveraging synergies among them. The BenQ Group companies include BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’s top 3 manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, Daxon Technology Inc., Daxin Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, Darwin Precisions, Ltd, Raydium Semiconductor Corporation, Cando Corporation and Wellypower Co., Ltd. 2007 revenues of BenQ Group exceeded US$23 billion dollars.

For more information, please visit our website at BenQ.co.uk

*1 including consolidated revenue of branded business before being separated from manufacturing business. (USD: NTD=1:30.8)

[1] Windows Vista and the Windows Vista-Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the USA and/or other countries.