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Asus VH242H 23.6-Inch Full-HD LCD Monitor with Integrated Speakers

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  • 23.6-Inch Widescreen (16:9)
  • 5 ms Response Time
  • HDMI/24-Pin DVI-D/15-Pin D-Sub/SPDIF Audio
  • 20000:1 Smart Contrast Ratio
  • 2W x 2 Stereo, RMS

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Aspect Ratio 16:9 1.78:1 1.78:1 1.78:1 1.78:1
Display Resolution Maximum 1920 x 1080 1920x1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080
Screen Size 23.6 in 24 in 21.5 in 24 in 23.8 in 24 in
Item Dimensions 8.66 x 22.13 x 16.38 in 16.13 x 22.42 x 7.91 in 19.65 x 6.73 x 15.16 in 22.56 x 8.09 x 16.23 in 7.3 x 21.3 x 16 in 2.48 x 22.24 x 13.94 in
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Size 24-Inch 21.5-Inch 24-inch 23.8-Inch 24 inch

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Product Description

16:9 Full HD, HDMI, SPDIF out and 2Wx2 Build in Speaker

ASUS 23.6-inch VH242H Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor: Delivers Vibrant Images with Exceptional Features.

ASUS VH242H LCD monitor presents you with stunning High Definition visual quality with exceptional features. The VH242H features a 23.6-inch 1080p Full HD LCD screen that is 16:9 ratio, perfect for High Definition movies.

With HDMI input and built-in stereo speakers, you can attach your gaming console, PC or Blu-Ray player for instant High Definition enjoyment.

With features such as ASUS' exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology, ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) Technology, Aspect Control and HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection), the VH242H optimizes your visual experience for all user-scenarios and environments.

The ASUS VH242H makes the most out of your computer for gaming, HD movies, videos and graphic-intensive applications with its quick 5ms response rate. With built-in stereo speakers, VH242H gives you instant multimedia enjoyment.

Give your eyes a treat today with the ASUS VH242H!

VH222H - Versatile Widescreen LCD monitor for Instant Multimedia Enjoyment

Key Features

  • 23.6-inch full 1080p HD widescreen with 5ms quick response time
  • HDMI/DVI/VGA inputs with built-in stereo speakers for instant HD multimedia enjoyment
  • Splendid Video Intelligence Technology with 5 preset modes and 3 skin-tone presets
  • HDCP support and Windows Vista certified enables full-quality digital HD content playback
  • Stylish design with practical wall-mount options for fitting into any type of décors

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ASUS Innovation and Quality

Excellent Visual Performance with Exceptional Features ASUS is the world leader in motherboards and graphics cards, and is the fastest growing of the top 10 notebook brands (currently number 5).*

The ASUS product portfolio includes notebooks, Eee PCs, motherboards, graphics cards, and much more.

In 2008 alone, ASUS products won 3,056 distinguished awards thanks to the innovative user-centric technologies such as Splendid Video Intelligence, the ASUS exclusive display optimization technology that is included in every ASUS LCD monitors and notebooks.

High Definition Cinematics Right On Your Desk

Excellent Visual Performance with Exceptional Features ASUS VH242H features as 23.6-inch 16:9 widescreen display with 1920x1080 resolution that enables borderless Full HD 1080p full-screen video display. Its vibrant ASUS Splendid display engine and HDMI input provides life-like images so you can enjoy stunning details and High Definition clarity.

HDMI input simplifies cabling in a pure uncompressed digital format for plug-and-play easiness. HDMI provides pristine and stunning audio and video clarity for instant multimedia enjoyment with PC, gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, etc.

Also onboard is a digital SPDIF audio output to connect to your home audio system for complete desktop entertainment experience.

ASUS VH242H is versatile and High Definition ready to handle your multimedia needs.

Delivers Vibrant Images with Exceptional Features

Durable and Stylish Infusion Design
  • DVI input with HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) supported ensures video signal integrity and image quality, giving you the best visuals through digital video technology.

  • ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) Technology automatically adjusts the luminance of the backlight for better displays according to the image contents, and improves the contrast ratio to 20000:1 – resulting in more realistic rendering of night scenes during games or movies.

  • Aspect Control function allows users to select a preferred display mode between Full and 4:3 modes for true-to-life gaming or movie watching without any quality loss or image distortion.

  • The 23.6-inch widescreen in 16:9 golden ratio gives you the best viewing comfort with more horizontal estate compared to traditional 4:3 ratio. 16.7 million display colors deliver rich and colorful images.

  • Intelligent Image Enhancement with ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology

    Intelligent Image Enhancement with ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology adopts a color engine to detect activation and usage of video applications. It will then automatically optimize image quality with intelligent color, brightness, contrast and sharpness corrections for the best visual results.

    The Splendid offers 5 video modes designed for scenery, theater, gaming, night view, and standard images scenarios.

    Splendid also provides 3 skin tones of yellowish, natural and reddish to produce realistic visuals of the human objects in your videos.

    You can see optimized images on screen and select between the five modes via a hotkey quickly at your will.

    Sleek and User-friendly Design for Modern Décor and Ease-of-Use

    Sleek and User-friendly Design for Modern Sophistication
  • ASUS designed glossy piano-black frame and smooth base design create a classy look for VH242H.

  • Built-in stereo speakers enable audio enjoyment together with true-to-life HD visual.

  • Convenient key controls for easy set-up in the multi-language OSD.

  • Cable manager helps you to manage tangling cables and wires and put them out of sight.

  • VESA Wall Mount compatible (100 x 100 mm), helps you minimize its footprint and fit into your home or office décor.

  • 25° ( forward 5°, backwards 20° )Tilting Angle for a more ergonomic and comfortable viewing experience.

  • KENSINGTON security lock for security in public environment.

  • Warranty

    ASUS 3 Years LCD Monitor Warranty + 3 Years Panel Warranty

    ASUS VH242H's come with ASUS 3 years LCD monitor warranty for its casing and panel. Accessories and cables come with 1 year warranty.
    Within 3 years, if more than 3 bright dots and/or 5 dark dots are found, ASUS will replace the panel under the warranty.
    A bright dot is a white defective dot that is over 1/2 of the whole sub-pixel under BLACK pattern.
    A dark dot is a black defective dot that is over 1/2 of the whole sub-pixel under any pattern.
    Please visit for more details on ASUS LCD monitor warranty policy.

    What's in the Box

  • ASUS VH242H LCD Monitor
  • DVI Cable
  • VGA Cable
  • Audio Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Quick Starter Guide
  • Warranty Information Cards

  • Specifications

  • Panel Size: 23.6-inch Wide Screen
  • True Resolution: 1920x1080 (Full HD)
  • Pixel Pitch: 0.272mm
  • Brightness(Max): 300 cd/m2
  • Contrast Ratio (Max): 20000:1 (ASCR)
  • Display Color: 16.7M
  • Viewing Angle (CR>=10): 170°(H)/160°(V)
  • Response Time: 5 ms
  • Video Features: SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology, SPLENDID Video Preset Modes (5 modes), Skin-Tone Selection (3 mode), HDCP support, Color Temperature Selection (5 modes)
  • Audio Features: Stereo Speakers 2Wx2 stereo RMS
  • Convenient Hotkey: SPLENDID Video Preset Mode Selection, Auto. Adjustment, Brightness Adjustment, Volume Adjustment
  • Video Input: : HDMI
  • AV Audio Input: : HDMI
  • Audio Output: : SPDIF (through digital coaxial out)
  • PC Video Input: : DVI-D/D-Sub
  • PC Audio Input: 3.5mm Mini-jack
  • Analog Signal Frequency: 30~83kHz(H)/ 50~75 Hz(V)
  • Digital Signal Frequency: 30 ~ 83KHz(H)/50 ~ 75 Hz(V)
  • Power Consumption: Power Consumption < 55 W, Power Saving Mode < 2 W
  • Chassis Colors: Black
  • Tilt: +20°~ -5°
  • VESA Wall Mounting: 100x100mm
  • Security: Kensington lock
  • Phys.Dimension(WxHxD): 22.13 x 16.38 x 8.66 inches
  • Box Dimension(WxHxD): 25.12 x 19.33 x 6.73 inches
  • Net Weight (estimated): 12.79 lbs
  • Gross Weight (estimated): 18.08 lbs
  • Regulation Approval: Energy Star, UL/cUL, CB, CE, FCC, CCC, BSMI, Gost-R, C-Tick, VCCI, RoHS, WEEE, WHQL

  • All specifications are subject to change without notice.

    Color and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice.

    Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies.

    Product may not be exactly as shown in photos.

    * According to IDC's Q4 2008 Worldwide Portable PC Shipments data.

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    Additional Information

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