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Planar PX212M

Planar PX212M
alaAverage 4.5

5 reviews

Apr, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Planar PX212M. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 100/100 and experts rate this product 80/100.

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Expert review by: Alfred Poor (

Planar PX212M


LCD monitors are getting bigger every day-both physically and in the market. The new Planar PX212M ($1,400 street) is a whopping 21.3 inches from corner to corner and displays at 1,600-by-1,200. Although it has no TV tuner, it offers enough connection...

Dec, 2003

Consumer review by: MIC (

3+ Years


Not sure I paid this much, but it is possible, was over 3 years ago. The other Vendor does not still carry this model.

Purchased this monitor for my wife over three years ago from another online vendor and have not had one problem. We game on it for long hours. Still has great color w/ no dead pixels

Cost of quality

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (

best bloody monitor i've ever had


The customer support of Planar has been fantastic. When I thought I had a problem with the unit, it turned out to be my video card, they were very patient explained everything I needed to know. They even told me that if I had to get replacement that if...

the picture quality on this is absolutely amazing. i do a fair amount of home video editing and the color levels are consistently fantastic. i also dabble in photoshop work and again this monitor has never let me down. the price is high but i have...

i can not afford another

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: M3LetsRace (

A great value with no compromises


If input select source can access quickly like ViewSonic VP2030B

I bought two of these monitor from Newegg 2 weeks ago. Excellent image quality and innovative controls, multiple inputs, PIP. You can feed signal from DVR security system or any external source video via composite and S-Video. Low price compare to 4...


May, 2007

Consumer review by: M3LetsRace (

A great value with no compromises


I bought two of these monitor from Newegg 2 weeks ago.

Feb, 2007

Product Specifications

The Planar 21.3" PX212M is the perfect monitor for high-end video production, digital media and gaming. The high resolution UXGA display provides exceptionally crisp picture and video images. Game systems, DVD players and camcorders can connect directly for a simple and beautiful entertainment system. The most versatile high performance display on the market today.

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Dimensions & Weight



Native Aspect Ratio:4:3

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:21.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):54.1cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.27mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2/300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1/400:1/500:1
Image Max H-View Angle:160/170/178
Image Max V-View Angle:160/170/178
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)/DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1600 x 1200
Response Time:25ms/40ms/8ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC/PC / Mac
Manufacturer:Planar Systems
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Planar

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:CE / CSA / FCC Class B certified / TUV GS / UL / VESA DPMS/CE / cUL / FCC Class B certified / RoHS / UL/FCC Class B certified / CSA / UL / TUV GS / VESA DPMS

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
TV Tuner Presence: No