Viewsonic VX2245wm This week's Podcast

Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza

On Saturday mornings from 2.00 to 3.00am to answer your tech questions

and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.

Gadget Detective on

Gadget of the Week

Viewsonic VX2245wm ViewDock

 

Pros

Huge 22 inch widescreen

High 1680 x 1050 native resolution

5ms response rate makes it good for gaming and fast action

Built-in iPod dock

Built-in USB hub with sockets at both front and rear

Built-in card reader supports SD, MMC, MS, MS Pro, SM, CF and Microdrive

Attractive piano black finish

Affordable

 

Cons

Somewhat limited viewing angle (despite 170 degree horizontal viewing angle quoted in specs)

iPod docks integration with screen could have been much better

Unable to view directly (without a computer) on screen, video from a video capable iPod

Cant listen to iPod audio through built-in speakers without a computer

No video output

No HDMI connector

Requires two power connectors

Sound quality of built-in speakers isnt great

 

 

Price: £318.80 inc. VAt and delivery from Amazon

 

Star Rating: 7 stars  Good screen, iPod dock should have been better integrated with screen