|Samsung SyncMaster 970P|
Dennis Hissink : January 14th 2006 - 14:10 CET
Samsung SyncMaster 970P : Samsung, the world's leading manufacturer of TFT computer monitors and professional displays, continues to raise the bar on LCD monitor technology with the introduction of the elegant SyncMaster 970P display. The Samsung SyncMaster 970P is a high-end dual interface 19-inch monitor that is built and designed for performance. The display surpasses even the most rigorous computing applications for end users who also demand attractive styling for their personal computing needs. The monitor is currently shipping with an Estimated Street Price of $549. Designed for home and business users, the 970P incorporates Samsung's MagicTune software, which makes adjustments to the monitor a truly hands-free experience.|
Samsung 970P - 19 inch monitor|
"Samsung continues its proud tradition of offering end users display solutions that combine technology superiority, high-end performance and design elegance with the introduction of the new SyncMaster 970P monitor," said David Nichols, Director of Display Marketing for Samsung's Information Technology Division (ITD). "The monitor is truly the one piece of computer equipment that users look at all day long. The Samsung 970P offers sleek design appeal with top-notch performance."
Samsung SyncMaster 970P display - Color screen
David Nichols continues: "It is only natural that, Samsung, the worldwide display leader, provides its customers with the most stylish, technologically advanced and ergonomically enhanced display available today." The Samsung SyncMaster 970P features several unique Samsung technologies to maximize image performance and user functionality. Samsung's MagicTune technology enables users to have full control over all display features with extensive color adjustment capability per an individual's personal viewing criteria. This produces the best front of screen performance for the optimal personalized viewing experience. MagicTune allows users the ability to save the various personalized display profiles for whatever environment or mode the user is in. MagicTune lets users change the monitor's various settings with a simple click of a mouse. All of this functionality is completed with no additional cable or interface: all MagicTune communication is completed through the video cable.
Samsung 970P monitor - Operation
For unsurpassed ergonomic functionality, the Samsung SyncMaster 970P utilizes Samsung's MagicStand, an innovative four-way, triple-hinge adjustable stand that offers pivot ability, height adjustment, tilt and swivel capabilities. The display also incorporates Samsung's MagicRotation, an automatic pivot feature that instantly tracks the display's new orientation when users shift the screen from portrait to landscape for greater visibility of documents, Web pages and e-mail communications.
Samsung SyncMaster monitor - Response time
Samsung's MagicSpeed technology ensures the SyncMaster 970P offers an ultra-fast six-millisecond response time (gray to gray), making the monitor ideal for computer gaming and multimedia-driven applications such as streaming video. A faster response time ensures better performance of motion video, and produces smoother edges, clearer images and a more natural image response. Response time is a critical factor that users should consider when purchasing an LCD monitor.
Samsung MagicBright technology - Gamma and Contrast
The Samsung 970P also includes Samsung's MagicBright II technology, which allows users to select the proper optimized setting of brightness, contrast and gamma correction for the type of media being displayed. The user can select one of the following five modes: Game, Movie, Sports, Internet or Text. With the push of a button, the end user can improve the image clarity of the specific type of media being displayed. The monitor also utilizes Samsung's MagicColor technology, which selectively enhances color automatically for the areas that need color correction. For example, MagicColor allows users to remove the unwanted glare of an image and bring back the natural color appearances automatically.
Samsung SyncMaster 970P - On screen display
The full-featured SyncMaster 970P also employs Samsung's MagicContrast and MagicZone technologies. MagicContrast offers a high 1000:1 contrast ratio and an extra-wide 178-degree viewing angle that's ideal for providing detailed onscreen images when viewing on and off-axis. Contrast ratio is the measurement of the difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the blackest black. With its high 1000:1 contrast ratio, the Samsung 970P offers greater legibility when reading or viewing content on the monitor's screen. MagicZone allows the user to select any area of the screen and change its characteristics. MagicZone parallels the On Screen Display function for the specified window, enabling users to alter the contrast, brightness, color and sharpness within the selected window.
Samsung 970 P display - Performance and PVA
Offered in an elegant silver and white colored cabinet, the Samsung SyncMaster 970P incorporates the company's proprietary Patterned Vertical Alignment (PVA), the latest technology advancement in liquid crystal cell structure for improved viewing. The monitor features a fine pixel pitch of 0.294mm and a maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024. The Samsung 970P also allows users the option of using a digital or analog interface for viewing images and text delivering a maximum of 16.7 million colors. The monitor also features several proprietary Samsung technologies for optimized performance including MagicStand, MagicRotation, MagicSpeed, MagicBright II, MagicColor, MagicContrast and MagicZone technologies.
Samsung monitor - Warranty and Repair
Samsung backs all of its monitors with a three-year, parts and labor warranty, including the backlight as well as toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In addition, Samsung offers a three-year Advanced Replacement Program, three-year Repair and Return or Exchange and three-year Shuttle Exchange for hassle-free repairs.