Some features or media may not be available in certain countries. Change orientation quickly and easily With Enhanced Menu Rotation software, you can rotate your screen from landscape to portrait, or vice versa, and then follow the on-screen prompt to position your on-screen content. I can only assume that Dell's quality control isn't up to par on this model. When you switch to a lower resolution the text is a little more blurry, but not quite as severe as some other screens we have tested. The stand is incredibly well built.
Tilt, Swivel With the stand attached to the monitor, you can tilt and swivel the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle. Be smart Get power-saving features like PowerNap software, which when enabled, dims the monitor or puts it to sleep when not in use. Input lag is described as the lag between the output from a graphics card and the image which is displayed on the screen you are using. Below is a summary of the features and connections of the screen: Design and Ergonomics Above: front and back views of the screen. The following guidelines apply to all product categories unless otherwise indicated within specific categories. They are designed in a subtle way so as not to be too obtrusive during normal use and they work very well. These hoods are intended for indoor type usage.
These are often incorrectly assumed to be impacted by the change, when in fact those are features of the panel itself rather than the backlighting unit employed. You can in fact personalise the two quick launch options from within the main menu should you wish to. Overall there is not a huge difference between the new and the old model. For the full reviews of the models compared here and the dates they were written and when screens were approximately released to the market , please see our. It's not something you'd notice in practice, and you do have to look very closely to see it. This is only a guide of the uniformity of the sample screen we have for review. Perhaps Dell have spent a bit of time ensuring that this setting is pretty accurate given that it is the most commonly used, but neglected to ensure the other modes are anywhere near the desired colour temperature.
Above: view of the screen from above. There are options for wide 16:9, 4:3 and 5:4 aspect here. NewEgg's invoice doesn't include all the 's Dell needs to return the defective monitor. To be fair though this kind of out of the box set up should be fine for most casual users anyway, and they can just adjust the brightness control to suit their working environment. As is becoming far too common, the dynamic contrast ratio was useless in practice which was a shame.
There is no real wobble from the screen and materials feel of a good quality. The latest version of the PowerNap Software can be downloaded from Dell's website. Menu Lock Controls user access to adjustments. Standard: Loads the monitor's default color settings. In real use you are very unlikely to ever see a full black or full white screen, and even our tests are an extreme case to be honest. This mode would give you more control over hardware level adjustments and some slight improvement in overall performance as well.
Thankfully no leakage along any of the edges which has the potential to become distracting when watching movies, especially where black borders are present. The 'standard' mode was again very close to a 6500k target, being measured here at 6391k -108k out. Decrease the volume of the audio application. With a pixel pitch of 0. The edges of the screen are a little rounded, more so than the rather straight lined U2211H in fact. The angle of the screens is adjustable from straight across and up to 45-degrees. To access the factory menu, hold the top two buttons down while powering the monitor on.
The box was a well thought out little piece of cardboard origami. As you move from one icon to another, the option name is highlighted. Above: Rear and front views of the stands cable tidy. . Vertically, the contrast shift was more pronounced but the fields of view were still good. Those figures are taken from our contrast stability section and would in theory give you a dynamic contrast ratio of ~4958:1. From a performance point of view there seemed to be a much better uniformity to the new model.
Gallery Features 360° Performance meets productivity. Dynamic contrast ratio involves controlling the backlight of the screen automatically, depending on the content shown on the screen. More Advanced Measurement Techniques Some websites take this whole area one step further and even use an oscilloscope and photosensor to measure the input lag of a display. Detail in darker scenes and shadow detail should not be lost due to these measurements. Dynamic dimming reduces on-screen brightness when images contain large bright areas. There are options for wide 16:9, 4:3 and 5:4 here. We will look at this.