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How good are Visual Sensations monitors?

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Tipycol

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Aug 20, 2002
I am thinking about getting a new monitor, and I found a 21" refurb Visual Sensations monitor and was wondering if anyone has any experience with them?
 

CompuDrew

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I had a KDS Visual Sensations monitor for a couple years. The only reason I sold my 19" (for $50) was because I got a 22" Mitsubishi for $40. :D

Mine was brand new when I bought it, but for the money vs. specs, the KDS monitors are hard to beat, IMO.
 

JDXNC

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Jan 16, 2002
I have 2 of the 17" versions and like in the last post, Price vs performance is very good. They're almost 4 years old now and not a hint of any problems. Just check on the refresh rate if you like high res, I can only do 60Hz at 1280 x 1024.
 

larva

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KDS rocks

I've sold hundreds of KDS monitors, they are my choice in a reasonably priced set. They are available in both flat screen (Mitsubishi Diamondtron tubes) as well as conventional styles (Invar shadow mask). I personally use the VS195i 19" set, and love it dearly. Big and bright, with sharp text and vivid colors. KDS has a strong warranty as well, 3 years in most cases. I've paid a lot more for NEC, Phillips, MAG, and Viewsonic monitors but am far happier with my KDS than any else I have owned. For a long time KDS had a buy 8 get one free deal on their 17" monitors, and I bought them by the pallete load. KDS is one of those refreshing cases where you seem to get far more than what you pay for, and I give them my highest recomendation. Failure rates on the units I have sold have been uncommonly low as well.
 

JimmyG

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I have a VS190i. I bought it at a computer show and it went bad after about a month. I sent it to KDS and got a new one (I had to pay the freight one way). That one was dead on arrival. I sent it back (I had to pay the freight one way). The third one is what I am using right now. I have had it for about 9 months and it has a very good picture and is stable. It has one quirk though, it doesn't power up until the cpu beeps, so I can't see the video card boot sequence. I had another monitor that did that (the predecessor of this one).

Draw your own conclusions.
 

ed8150

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Re: KDS rocks

larva said:
I've sold hundreds of KDS monitors, they are my choice in a reasonably priced set. They are available in both flat screen (Mitsubishi Diamondtron tubes) as well as conventional styles (Invar shadow mask). I personally use the VS195i 19" set, and love it dearly. Big and bright, with sharp text and vivid colors. KDS has a strong warranty as well, 3 years in most cases. I've paid a lot more for NEC, Phillips, MAG, and Viewsonic monitors but am far happier with my KDS than any else I have owned. For a long time KDS had a buy 8 get one free deal on their 17" monitors, and I bought them by the pallete load. KDS is one of those refreshing cases where you seem to get far more than what you pay for, and I give them my highest recomendation. Failure rates on the units I have sold have been uncommonly low as well.

are you on the kds payroll by any chance?
 

larva

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Re: Re: KDS rocks

ed8150 said:


are you on the kds payroll by any chance?

No, KDS is a Korean concern, and could care little about me or my opinion. They do produce great products though, and I have no reason not to relate my experience with them. Possibly you could relate your experience with them, or perhaps just shut up.