ASUS VK278Q 27" Widescreen LCD Computer Monitor

ASUS VK278Q 27" Widescreen LCD Computer Monitor

ASUS VK278Q 27" Widescreen LCD Computer Monitor

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Product Highlights

  • Built-in Plug-and-Play 2MP Webcam
  • VGA + DVI-D + DisplayPort + HDMI
  • LED Backlight
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 10,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • 300cd/m² Brightness
  • 170°/160° Viewing Angle
  • 2ms Response Time
  • 16.7 Million Colors
  • Stereo Speakers
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  • 1Description

The VK278Q 27" Widescreen LCD Computer Monitor from ASUS is a large-screen computer monitor with a wealth of input ports and a built-in webcam! The webcam is capable of 2.0 megapixel video capture and is rotatable. Since its plug-and-play, just connect a USB cable from your computer to this monitor's USB port to start capturing video. Beyond the webcam, you can connect up the monitor to your computer via VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, or HDMI. The monitor is capable of displaying 1080p video at native resolution, and can also output audio thanks to integrated stereo speakers.

The display features a 10,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 170°/160° viewing angles, 300cd/m² brightness, and support for 16.7 million colors. It uses an energy-efficient LED backlight, which offers more even lighting than traditional CCFL lamps -- without the need for warm-up time. Its desktop stand supports tilt adjustment, and you have the option of mounting the display to a wall thanks to its standard VESA 100mm mounting pattern. It can also be secured via a standard Kensington security lock.

Integrated with Real-time Video Communication
·The built-in, rotatable 2.0M pixel webcam makes it easy to conduct face-to-face live conversations with family, friends or online game partners.
·The high-quality webcam with 2.0 aperture enhances image quality in the dusk environment and delivers excellent visual performance with auto image control functions. ·The webcam is plug-and-play for easy connection and easy use through the USB interface without requiring you to install extra drivers.
·Create your own video clip and side show by bundled LifeFrame2 software.
10,000,000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio
The ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio dynamically enhances the display's contrast by adjusting the luminance of the backlight to achieve the darkest black and brightest white -- delivering lifelike images.
2ms Response Time
Quick response time of 2ms (GTG) eliminates ghosting and tracers for more fluid video playback.
Full HD with HDMI
VK278Q leads you to enter a big and spectacular world of colors with Full HD 1080p (1920x1080) support and HDMI port.
AI Light for Brightness Optimization
AI Light function enables the VK278Q automatically adjusting to lower brightness and make your eyes feel more comfortable in the dim environment. Furthermore, it helps save more 25% power consumption
Rich I/O Ports- Allow Simultaneous Connections to More Video Devices
With embedded digital HDMI and DisplayPort inputs, the VK278Q enables the most advanced graphic cards and computer connections. The DisplayPort interface also offers better support of multiple display streams, longer cable connections, and interoperability with other inputs, such as VGA, DVI and HDM
Picture in Picture - Display 2 Different Signals Simultaneously
Need to research on the Internet, but a championship game is about to start on TV? The VK278Q offers PIP(Picture in Picture) function (via hotkey) and has the capability to display images of two different signals at the same time
Splendid Video Intelligence Technology
The exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology optimizes video performance and image fidelity by enhancing color, brightness, contrast, and sharpness. 6 preset video modes can be selected via a hotkey (Scenery, Theater, Game, Night View, sRGB and Standard)
Greener Materials
This monitor utilizes a mercury-free LED-backlit panel and comes packaged in corrugated cardboard made of at least 80% recycled content
Eco-Conscious Transport
The slim-flat packaging allows more cartons to be fitted per cargo, reducing transportation costs and CO2 emission
UPC: 610839327058
In the Box
ASUS VK278Q 27" Widescreen LCD Computer Monitor
  • DVI Cable
  • VGA Cable
  • Audio Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Support CD (LifeFrame2)
  • Limited 1-Year North American Warranty (USA, Canada & Mexico)
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    • 1Description

    ASUS VK278Q specs

    Display
    Size 27"
    Panel Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Touchscreen No
    Native Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Finish Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Brightness 300 cd/m2
    Contrast Ratio Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio 10,000,000:1
    Refresh Rate Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Adaptive Sync Technology None
    Horizontal Frequency 24 to 92 kHz
    Vertical Frequency 50 to 85 Hz
    Bit Depth / Color Support 8-Bit (16.7 Million Colors)
    HDR Compatibility Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Color Gamut Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Response Time 2 ms (GtG)
    Viewing Angle Horizontal: 170°
    Vertical: 160°
    Dot Pitch 0.311 x 0.311 mm
    Inputs / Outputs
    Connectivity 1 x 3.5 mm Input/Output
    1 x 3.5 mm Output
    1 x USB Type-A
    1 x DVI-D
    1 x DisplayPort Input
    1 x HDMI
    1 x VGA
    Built-In Speakers Yes, 2 x 3 W
    Power
    Power Consumption 2 W (Standby)
    45 W (Typical)
    AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Environmental
    Certifications ENERGY STAR, RoHS, WEEE, as per Manufacturer
    Physical
    Height Adjustment Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Rotation Adjustment Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Swivel Adjustment Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Tilt Adjustment -5 to 20°
    Mounting-Hole Pattern 100 x 100 mm
    Lock Slot Yes
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 25.3 x 17.5 x 8.7" / 64.3 x 44.6 x 22.0 cm
    Weight 14.3 lb / 6.5 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 18.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 28.0 x 22.0 x 7.0"

    ASUS VK278Q reviews

    VK278Q 27" Widescreen LCD Computer Monitor is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 10.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good value! Using this with a Macbook Pro, with DVI output. Excellent resolution for text documents, much better than the previous 24 monitor. The price is significantly less than an Apple monitor, something I can't afford. At this size I am able to get nearly three pages of text on the screen, which is awfully convenient. The only wish would be to broaden the base and allow the screen to rise off the base another 2 inches. Tis would produce a much better viewing height and allow me to not use a 2 inch thick book as a base.
    Date published: 2011-08-21
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not for professional use I am a professional video and photo editor. The specs on this monitor looked decent, so I took a gamble. It would be a good (not great) monitor for nonprofessionals. I calibrated and still could not manage a decent color. The whites are not pure and the blacks crush. The viewing angle is adjustable and they do include a wire for hooking it up to both a PC and Mac (I used a Mac Pro). It was a very light monitor. Oh, and sharpness was not great. You get what you pay for.
    Date published: 2012-03-22
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Beware Beware of this monitor and beware of Asus. I bought my VK278Q in October 2011; here it is May 2012 and it's never worked right. Maddeningly, HDMI and DisplayPort video and sound blink off and on at random. I tried to be patient but I can't put up with it anymore. Asus customer service was worthless; trying to return it to Asus for repair or replacement was a nightmare. I had to buy a replacement monitor from a reputable manufacturer, so I wasted over $on an Asus monitor that's useless. I'm sorry I couldn't rate it less than one star; zero would've been too high.
    Date published: 2012-05-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect monitor for in the booth Love this low-heat LED monitor - for the price it cannot be beat, with a built-in cam to boot. Connected to my Mac Mini and UA Apollo Twin interface from behind the booth wall, this gives me a great big screen to use in the booth during recording and editing. For the price, the functionality and quality cannot be beat. Highly recommend if this fits your situation. Ordered Thursday, standard shipping (free!) and arrived Friday!
    Date published: 2016-03-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from i have very satisfy... very goog job ! Bravo !
    Date published: 2011-08-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Amazing I brought it from The USA because I couldn't find any other at least similar in South America, and the risk wasn't worthless, it works amazing with my MacBook Air...
    Date published: 2012-02-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Largest Monitor with integrated camera I could find I bought 9 of these monitors for my office because they were one of only two 27-Inch monitors with an integraded camera. (the other was the Acer 272HUL which costs three tiems as much) This monitor also has integraded speakers. I wanted large screens for my people but I didn't want to have to buy separate cameras and have to sit them on top of the monitors. Skype for Business is used on a daily basis nowadays so a camera is now an essential part of a workstation. The camera itself can be adjusted without having to adjust the whole monitor (or yourself). The camera also has a self-centering feature. It will automatically pan to put a person or persons in the center of the frame. - Very cool. Another great feature is the array of video connections. You don't have to buy yet another cable to connect to this monitor. DP, DVI, HDMI, VGA - use whatever cable is already hooked up to your computer. I didn't give it five stars because some of my people complained about not being able to adjust the height of the Monitor. Other than that, I'm quite satisfied with this monitor.
    Date published: 2018-03-22
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from i returned it The Speaker and Video didn't work I had to return it.
    Date published: 2012-05-14
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