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ASUS VE278Q 27in Widescreen LCD Monitor 1920x1080 LED Backlit 10M:1DC 2ms DisplayPort DVI-D VGA HDMI

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   Shipping Weight:   20.4 lbs
   Part #: VE278Q
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Features    [ Edit | History ]

Dynamically enhances the display's contrast by adjusting the luminance of the backlight to achieve the darkest black and brightest white - delivering lifelike images. Quick response time of 2ms (GTG) eliminates ghosting and tracers for more fluid video playback.

Quick Specs:
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Package Contents
  • VE278Q Widescreen LCD Monitor
  • DVI Cable
  • VGA Cable
  • Audio Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card
Built-in Devices Speaker
Contrast Ratio 10,000,000:1
Response Time 2 ms
Speakers Yes
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Weight (Approximate) 14.33 lb
Color Black
Brightness 300 Nit
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors
Screen Size 27"
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Screen Mode Full HD
Height 17.5"
Width 25.3"
Depth 8.7"
Number of Screens 1
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority ENERGY STAR RoHS WEEE
Backlight Technology LED
VESA Mount Compatible Yes
Operating Power Consumption 44 W

Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
     Number of Speakers: 2
     Speakers: Yes
Built-in Devices  
     Built-in Devices: Speaker
General Information  
     Brand Name: Asus
     Manufacturer: ASUS Computer International
     Manufacturer Part Number: VE278Q
     Product Model: VE278Q
     Product Name: VE278Q Widescreen LCD Monitor
     Product Series: VE
     Product Type: LCD Monitor
     DVI: Yes
     HDMI: Yes
     VGA: Yes
     Certifications & Standards:
  • CEL
  • UL/cUL
  • CB
  • CE
  • EuP
  • FCC
  • CCC
  • BSMI
  • Gost-R
  • C-Tick
  • VCCI
  • PSB
  • J-MOSS
  • Taiwan Green Mark

     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: ENERGY STAR
     Green Compliant: Yes
     Package Contents:
  • VE278Q Widescreen LCD Monitor
  • DVI Cable
  • VGA Cable
  • Audio Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card

     Platform Supported: PC
Physical Characteristics  
     Color: Black
     Depth: 8.7" (220 mm)
     Height: 17.5" (445.6 mm)
     VESA Mount Compatible: Yes
     VESA Mount Standard: 100 x 100
     Weight (Approximate): 6.50 kg
     Width: 25.3" (643 mm)
Power Description  
     Operating Power Consumption: 44 W
     Standby Power Consumption: 2 W
Technical Information  
     Adjustable Display Angle: Yes
     Aspect Ratio: 16:9
     Backlight Technology: LED
     Horizontal Viewing Angle: 170°
     Mount Type: Wall Mountable
     Number of Screens: 1
     Response Time: 2 ms
     Screen Mode: Full HD
     Screen Size: 27"
     Vertical Viewing Angle: 160°
     Brightness: 300 cd/m²
     Color Supported: 16.7 Million Colors
     Contrast Ratio: 10,000,000:1
     Maximum Resolution: 1920 x 1080
     Standard Refresh Rate: 85 Hz
     Limited Warranty: 3 Year

ASUS VE278Q Customer Reviews

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Experience: 10 Days
Good price for a 27' monitor
A wide range to adjust its setting
Too big.... not!
It's a big upgrade for me from a 18.5' wide screen acer. It feels a bit too big in the beginning, but it isn't too hard to get used to it after awhile. I prefer my monitor to be dimmer so it doesn't hurt my eyes, and surprisingly this monitor can be dimmed pretty well just the way I like it. I haven't got the chance to try out the speakers, but this monitor is really awesome so far. One thing that bothers me though... my desk isn't big enough to put it further :).

Experience: 3 Months
 Verified Owner
-Good price for a 27" monitor
-Fast response time
-Only 1080p
-Does not wake from standby mode
I got this at the great sale price of $240. It's good for watching movies and TV shows but for gaming I would recommend getting a higher resolution monitor if you want to play games at high details with all the eye candy enabled.

A very annoying issue is that the monitor will not wake from standby mode when you press a key on the keyboard or move the mouse. The only way is to turn the monitor off, then on, or to press either the Input select  or SPLENDID/Adjust Button(I can't remember which one right now, off the top of my head).

This is still a great monitor to use for the time being until the prices for higher resolution 27" and 30" monitors come down.

Experience: 30 Days
 Verified Owner
Good value, Boxing week sale
Needed calibration out of the box
As I get older my eyes aren't so good so I bought a 27" monitor. I was going to by one with a higher resolution in the end I figured that the 1920x1080 would be alright. Once I set the monitor up I quickly realized I should have spent the money and got the higher resolution.

For the money this is a good value. I have had to spend time calibrating the monitor because out of the box the picture was off

Experience: 2 Weeks
 Verified Owner
-nice and BIG!
-easy to calibrate
-excellent overall picture
-speakers are not great
Love this monitor. Went from a 22" Samung to this and couldnt be happier.

Experience: 1 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Good Colors
A bit pricier than other 27" models.
This is a good monitor with excellent colors and brightness.
I have not tried the speakers.
Viewing angles are good but not great.

Experience: 1 Days
 Verified Owner
Excellent Picture Quality, Good Color Reproduction, No issues with motion at all
Relatively thick compared to a lot of leds,Large HDMI Logo in top left of monitor, Single dead pixel out of the box.
The quality is fantastic aside from the single dead pixel (have not attempted to repair yet). No issues with motion on the couple games and videos I tried. Cant comment on the speakers or the stand as neither will be used. The HDMI logo in the top left is oversized and detracts from the monitors overall clean appearance. Overall very happy with the monitor, Will end up with 2 more eventually (once NCIX decides to find the payment for my 2nd Ill consider ordering a 3rd)

Experience: 1 Days
 Verified Owner
All types of connectivity. DP, DVI, HDMI, VGA.
Big & bright.
Simple set-up. Menus are quite intuitive.
ASUS reputation
I got two of these and I have to say they are both better than I was hoping. No buyers remorse whatsoever. No dead pixels on either. No frills simplicity but they still look great. I was told that TN Panels don't look the same depending on your viewing angle but my eyes can't detect any deficiencies from any angle.

I was very surprised by the weight. Deceptiviely light. My almost decade old 18" Dell 4:3 LCD weighs much more.

My only complaint is the lack of USB. I just like to be able to quickly plug a USB cable into my monitor and not need to have an extra hub acting as a dust magnet on the desktop.

That aside - - a great product. Well done ASUS.

Experience: 2 Weeks
 Verified Owner
- Excellent quality for the price
- Very accurate color reproduction (enough to do graphic design and editing)
- Excellent responsiveness for a 60 Hz monitor thanks to "Trace free" option
- Adjustements are very usable and handy
- Gorgeous size !!!
- Poor vertical angle of view
- Not the best contrast ratio on the market (but excellent for the price target though)
- No integated webcam
- Almost not flimsy stand... but definitely a bit too small
I've just moved from a excellent, 22 inches Samsung screen to this Asus 27 inches monitor. I've compared both side by side and the difference is stunning. The contrasts and the color reproduction are very good. Watching movie adjusting the Trace free option is a real pleasure and makes you almost feel like you're using a 120 Hz monitor for a much more decent price. All in all, a very good choice for the price !

Experience: 14 Days
 Verified Owner
Very bright
Picture In Picture mode
Quality of material used
Base not ajustable except for Angling the Screen as shot in pictures above
Base not high enough to my taste
This is great quality screen for a good price. I would recommend that who ever buy this item to also purchase a Mount arm so that you can truly adjust it to your taste.

Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
-good price for the size
-the built in speakers are nice for people with space issues
-lots of inputs
-viewing angles not the best
-resolution is a bit low for this size
picked this monitor up for my new gaming rig as we had purchased several of these at work and thought they were good bang for the buck. A big steph up from my old LG 20" lcd. One of my favourite features is actually the built-in speakers, I had no idea this had them until I had already ordered it - and it's great for people like me who live in a small apartment with a tiny computer desk and don't want to be wearing headphones constantly. the 1080p resolution actually seems a bit low for a monitor this size, but for gaming it can actually be a good thing as you can play with maxed out settings at native resolution, instead of having to decide between non-native res or non-maxed out settings. The colour reproduction seems good, and the menu is easy to use. As it is a TN panel, the viewing angles are noticeably poor, but if you're using it for straight-on gaming its mostly a non-issue. Regardless, a good value - especially if you can get it on sale or open boxed!

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Comment: - Colours are accurate without any calibration - Above average contrast - Responsive - Lots of connectivity options It's a good 27'' monitor and represents value for money.
Posted by: NCX @01/23/11
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