Buyer's Guide 2008: Displays
Dramatically improve your efficiency and enjoyment of digital darkroom work with a big, bright LCD
With a wide range of display options from which to choose, ViewSonic's VP Pro series delivers the highest screen performance. The monitors are designed with advanced ergonomic features and have better contrast ratios and brightness levels.
The 21.3-inch ViewSonic VP2130b comes with innovative software for color calibration, asset management and auto-screen rotation. With an 8 ms video response time, the display is ideal for playing back video, along with editing stills. For maximum viewing flexibility, the monitor is built to pivot, tilt and make 270-degree swivel adjustments and has an adjustable 5.3-inch height. Estimated Street Price: $715.
The 20-inch VP2030b shares many of the same features as the 21.3-inch model, including 1600 x 1200 resolution, 300 cd/m2 brightness and a 1000:1 contrast ratio. Estimated Street Price: $499.