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Samsung SyncMaster 305T 30-inch LCD Monitor
List Price: $2449.99

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Product Description

Designed for the commercial market, the 305T combines a 16:10 wide-screen design and high, 2560x1600 resolution, making it ideal for a variety of professional applications, including medical, engineering, control rooms, CAD, graphics and design, and desktop publishing.In addition to its specifications, the 305T is equipped with a number of features geared towards the professional user. This includes an 80mm height adjustable stand with flexible tilt and swivel capabilities, USB 2.0 ports and a wide viewing area that can support multi-window applications, helping to create improved work efficiency and reducing the need for two monitors. It also has wall-mounting brackets for space savings.To aid in reduced power consumption, the 305T employs Samsung's Digital Power Management Signaling (DPMS) mode to automatically assess whether the monitor is in use and switches it to stand-by mode, which uses less than two watts of power.

Similar to the smaller-screened SyncMaster series monitors, the Samsung 305T SyncMaster 30-Inch Large Format Digital LCD Monitor offers razor-sharp image clarity and a host of innovative features, but with some serious extra width. Take the next step with the 305T SyncMaster and bring the world into your home or office with greater clarity than before. The image quality of the massive, 30-inch screen offers wide viewing angles with bright colors for a very favorable viewing experience. With a wider viewing angle (178-degree vertical and horizontal viewing angle) Samsung makes sure you can see objects on your screen even when you're leaning over to grab a snack.

With millions of colors bombarding your rods and cones, you'll be impressed with the clearer, brighter imagery that this wide spectrum monitor has to offer. Another impressive feature of the 305T is the pixel pitch, or the distance between pixels. This specification is usually measured in millimeters, and the smaller the pitch the sharper the image. Samsung offers a remarkable 0.250-millimeter pixel pitch for outstanding image clarity. The most talked about spec associated with LCD monitors is the measure of the difference of brightness levels between the brightest white and the darkest dark--the contrast ratio. With a contrast ration of 1000:1, this monitor assures crisp, easy-to-view images. Lastly, Samsung has designed this monitor with MagicContrast to process high-contrast ratios to guarantee an abundant palette of perfect color. Whether you're watching movies or videos with color-rich images, this monitor is the perfect choice.

Other features include compatibility with all major operating systems and a quick 8ms response time that virtually eliminates the "blur" that is present in 25, 16, and 12ms monitors (this is especially good news for gamers). Speaking of a gaming, this monitor is compatible with the Nvidia Geforce 7900GT, GeForce 7800, GeForce 7600, Quadro FX3000 (AGP Type) ATI Radeon X1900XTX, Radeon X1900XT, and Radeon X1800XT graphic cards for some serious large-format gaming action. Connectivity is also important when choosing a monitor. The 305T features a Dual DVI digital link input video signal, a separate H/V sync-type input, and a DV-D (dual link) input connector.

Features:
  • 30-inch monitor offers a 178-degree vertical and horizontal viewing angle
  • Millions of colors deliver a clearer, brighter image
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio and 0.270-millimeter pixel pitch produce crisp, easy-to-view images
  • Samsung MagicContrast processes high-contrast ratios to guarantee an abundant palette of color
  • Connectivity features a Dual DVI digital link input video signal

Customer Reviews:

  • Excellent Monitor
    This is an excellent product, easy set-up, great color out of the box. I did buy a second unit of the same monitor and it did not operate correctly. However, the first unit that does work is great!...more info
  • Oh where oh where is my monitor
    I'm sure this is a good monitor if I ever receive it. Mine has been on a UPS truck for the last 3 days. If you order it from Amazon don't let them ship from Electronica Direct. Electronica Direct requires an "In Person" signature. A signed attempted delivery note won't suffice. Good luck if you have a job and can't be home all day to wait for a package.

    I won't order from Electronica Direct EVER again....more info
  • Great display when it works, but horrible customer service
    I purchased this monitor in July, 2008 and was extremely happy with it but then in September it malfunctioned and had a white vertical and horizontal line that would not go away - even with no input. I called Tiger Direct (Amazon third party merchant where I purchased it) to get it exchanged or fixed but since it was more than 30 days they sent me over to Samsung for warranty support. That's where the nightmare begins. At first they said they were going to send me a replacement. This went on for several weeks, then they said they were out of stock and suggested I request a refund. After 6-8 phone calls and various complaints another 6 weeks went by I finally got an RMA and sent it back to Samsung. They received the defective display on November 17, 2008. After another half dozen calls to Samsung Executive Customer Relations I still have not received a check as of January 29, 2009. I was told it was in the wrong queue and it still hasn't been approved for refund yet. So this has been going on now for 4 1/2 months... It's a great display when it works but I will never buy another Samsung product. Stay Away. Buy a 30" display from Dell, HP, Apple, but not Samsung. Zero Stars......more info
  • Drool
    One word.......AWESOME!!!!!!!!
    Really don't need to say anything else but I will....
    I've had this for about 6 months now....games look amazing!!!!Crisp, good response time, makes all the other pc users in the house drool on my shoulder as they watch me play FEAR,BF2, HL2 and all the high end games. Heck, even the old games look better on this! Wish I could get two more and hook em together! Muwahaha!...more info
  • Great Monitor!
    Have it side-by-side with Apple's HD display. Looks as good or better and more versatile. Definite keeper. ...more info
  • Can't be better than this 305T monitor.

    This monitor is superb! Excellent reproduction of pictures. Brilliant color rendition. Very sharp images. Honest aspect ratio. No dead pixel that I can notice. Perfect for VPN images. Multi-images on one monitor plane. No noise. One DVI-D connection is enough. (Why you need 3 DVI's?)

    I recommend highly....more info
  • Great Monitor
    My usage model may be a little different than most. I'm a professional programmer (not a gamer)and I was running out of screen real estate with my 19" LCD monitor, I looked at multiple monitors but the frames kept annoying me, I wanted one large screen monitor. I looked around and did a lot of comparisons and decided on the Samsung and I was not disappointed. I've got plenty of room 2560X1600 the colors are crisp and definitive. There were only two frustrating moments
    #1 was finding an AGP card to drive it (I finally found the PNY GeForce 7600GS) Yea I know AGP is technically an old technology but in my environment I'm no where near taxing my CPU or cache.
    #2 The manual for the monitor does not tell you there are two power buttons, there's the obvious on/off button on the front but there's also a master toggle switch on the bottom which is easily missed if your not paying attention.

    All in all a great product and worth every penny..

    After owning the monitor for about a month now I noticed a faint reddish halo on Bold san serif fonts (especially on tall thin characters packed closely together (ie. llll, llb, or ttin) at first I thought this was some chroma bleeding from the monitor that only showed up under certain conditions but it turns out to be something with Windows. If Display properties->Appearance->Effects->Smooth edge screen fonts is enabled & set to "Clear Type" it creates this reddish halo, setting it to "Standard" clears the problem up. Thought it was worth mentioning since it was extremely annoying... The monitor is still a great monitor I still have no regrets in my pricey purchase....more info