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Planar PX212M

Planar PX212M
alaScore 83

12 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Planar PX212M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by:

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...

Consumer review by:

Planar PX212M

 

This is an incredible monitor. It is wonderfuly bright, the colors are incredible, and the resolution makes me want to sing from the top of the highest mountain.

What is there NOT to like about this monitor

The only Con I can see is I dont have room on my desk for a second one

Consumer review by:

Best monitor for your money! Stop shopping around and get this monitor!

 

This is an incredible monitor. It is wonderfuly bright, the colors are incredible, and the resolution makes me want to sing from the top of the highest mountain.

What is there NOT to like about this monitor

The only Con I can see is I dont have room on my desk for a second one

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Consumer review by:

An excellent monitor, exceptional price

 

This is one fantastic display at an excellent price. Although the Dell Wide-Aspect 24'' monitor probably delivers more for the money, it lacks Pivot-based software which the Planar provides. In addition, the response time is simply excellent.

Excellent Picture Quality

Difficult to use setup menu

Consumer review by:

Planar PX212M

 

This is one fantastic display at an excellent price. Although the Dell Wide-Aspect 24'' monitor probably delivers more for the money, it lacks Pivot-based software which the Planar provides. In addition, the response time is simply excellent.

Excellent Picture Quality

Difficult to use setup menu

Consumer review by:

Very good monitor, well worth the price! (DVI connection)

 

You get what you pay for in this pricey monitor. Recommended for graphics, DVD movies. Great adjustability for picture contrast, brightness (referring to digital connection, DVI). Do not buy this monitor from Page Computers, even if their price is...

Picture clarity and brightness are phenomenal

Pricey. Picture in picture feature comes automatically activated, must deactivate

Consumer review by:

Planar PX212M

 

You get what you pay for in this pricey monitor. Recommended for graphics, DVD movies. Great adjustability for picture contrast, brightness (referring to digital connection, DVI). Do not buy this monitor from Page Computers, even if their price is...

Picture clarity and brightness are phenomenal

Pricey. Picture in picture feature comes automatically activated, must deactivate

Consumer review by:

Planar PX212M

 

As the photo editor for a local paper as well as a video game reviewer for a magazine, I deal with high-end graphics on a day-to-day basis. When my 19-inch CRT monitor blew on me last October, I decided that I needed to upgrade: and at $1,300, this was de

Things I'm not a huge fan of: - I feel like the screen could be a bit brighter, but it's nothing that I complain about. I believe the rating is at 250 nits, officially. - Although the native 1600x1200 resolution is awesome, now that I have it I feel like

Consumer review by:

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

Consumer review by:

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

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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.

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.7in
Height:16.5in
Weight:20.3lbs
Width:19in

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

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC/PC / Mac
Manufacturer:Planar Systems
Model:PX212M
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Planar

Input Device

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Silver
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
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