Brightness, contrast ratio, pixel response time, and viewing angle are what we’d expect to find in a good-quality LCD, but we will wait until we do some actual testing to say whether it meets the specifications are not. All the controls are on the side of the monitor and use touch-sensitive switches, rather than physical buttons. It supports x resolution, that compared to x with my older HP monitor looks excellent. The availability of video-in ports shows this display will have a lot of future uses besides just connecting my laptop to it when I’m at work. Nothing wrong with it, but wanted the latest and greatest. The squeal usually started after the monitor was on for a few hours, so beware of this.

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Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Stepping into this high-end market is Gateway. Image Image Aspect Ratio. I was so happy because I really didn’t want a refurbished motnior.

Gateway FPD2485W: 24″ LCD Beauty or Beast?

Cyber Monday Office Depot deals: Second, as most LCDs, black is NOT black, but this monitor gateeay a ‘black’ screen as dark grey at best my Samsung b does a much better job at blacks.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Microsoft’s snazzy Surface Hub 2 gets a backwards-compatible sibling in It hasn’t yet brought the Surface Hub 2 collaboration platform to general availability, but Microsoft’s gatewah the Hub strategy in broad strokes. We predict this display will grace quite a few desktops in the near future.


The first time I tried it the live rep. I have had other monitors with my two monitor desktop setup and this monitor has always proven to be the better display for everything.

Gateway FPD2485W 24-inch Flat Panel Display

The Gateway display offers a substantial feature set, and excellent specs, at least on paper:. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The thing keeps on making piano key noises when touched which is really annoy and I can’t seem to find where I can turn off the sound and it’s also too sensitive another thing you cannot adjust.

Only bad thing I have to say about this is the touch pad options menu. The squeal usually started after the monitor was on for a few hours, so beware of this.

: Customer reviews: Gateway FPDW 24″ Widescreen HD-LCD Flat-Panel Display

The only tricky thing with this monitor, is that in order to use the x resolution, you need to have latest and greatest drivers or a newer computer. The other two are side-mounted.

See All Buying Options. It supports x resolution, that compared to x with my older HP monitor looks excellent. They sent gatewau third refurb unit, and again, right out of the box, the backlight kept turning off, I would have to cycle the power several times to get it to come back on and then it would only stay on for a few seconds. Backlighting and signal processing can still utilize different components, however, which can affect various aspects of the display.

There aren’t all that many LCD panel manufacturers, so the display manufacturers will often use the same base panel. The key features gatewy note are the I called Gateway and they refused to send me a new monitor.


Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Make sure you have a powerful video card cause your going to need it. If you purchase the display direct from Gateway, any repairs will also require you to pay for shipping the LCD back to Gateway. With the FPDW, Gateway offers a cost-effective inch display that falls a little short of graphics perfection.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The brightness of both displays was set so that the gray-scale chart and contrast charts built into the ColorFacts test software looked the same. By purchasing locally you should be able to either try out a display in person before buying it or else return it immediately if you discover a problem.

Gateway FPDW inch Flat Panel Display – Page 3 of 4 – ExtremeTech

The washout is just unacceptable. In fact, when Dell shipped a pair of inch displays earlier this year, they actually gave the more features—such as HDCP content protection—than the higher-resolution, 4: It’s worth the money if you need the gaming speed It’s worth the money if you need the gaming speed by Lori Grunin. Document editors will appreciate the auto-rotation feature.

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