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Dell Launches New UltraSharp 3008WFP 30-Inch LCD 143

Posted by ScuttleMonkey
from the shiny-new-toys dept.
MojoKid writes "Dell has taken the wraps off their new 30" LCD monitor today and launched the UltraSharp 3008WFP. You'll note that there are more than a few upgrades provided with this newer 3008 version. Specifically, the panel now has a 117% color gamut, in addition to having a 3000:1 contrast ratio, versus the 1000:1 performance of its predecessor, the 3007WFP. The panel also comes with the same pixel response time of 8ms but now has enhanced brightness capability at 370 nits. Also, Dell finally saw fit to add significantly more connectivity options to the panel, with not only two DVI-D inputs, but also HDMI, Composite, Component, S-Video and the new DisplayPort interface. In short, anything you could want to hook up now or in the future, can be hooked up to this new Dell 30" panel."
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Dell Launches New UltraSharp 3008WFP 30-Inch LCD

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  • Anything? (Score:4, Funny)

    by darkhitman (939662) on Friday January 04, 2008 @05:42PM (#21916316)

    In short, anything you could want to hook up now or in the future, can be hooked up to this new Dell 30" panel.
    So how many Slashvertisements can it be hooked up to?
  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday January 04, 2008 @05:48PM (#21916418)
    Oh wait, we're talking about monitors...
  • by Sponge Bath (413667) on Friday January 04, 2008 @05:52PM (#21916494)

    "... audio signals with 16-bit color per channel"

    Man, give me some of what they are smoking.

  • by gsmalleus (886346) on Friday January 04, 2008 @06:34PM (#21916756)
    I've got two 2007WFP (20") monitors and they are awesome. If I had the money I would probably upgrade to the 3007WFP. The only complaint I have with the 2007WFP is that when the monitor goes to sleep, the USB ports lose power. The USB ports on the side of the monitor are very convenient. Last night I was copying some large files to my thumb drive and turned off the monitor so I could go to bed. I forgot that the files wouldn't copy if the monitor was off.
  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday January 04, 2008 @06:54PM (#21916974)
    With this new monitor, your computer can correctly display many new, previously unaccessible colors, such as bleenish-grue, hooloovoo, ultrabrown, octarine, light black, dark white, and none more black.
  • by Runefox (905204) on Friday January 04, 2008 @09:04PM (#21918272) Homepage
    It's only a matter of time before a less restricted version of this native 24Hz mode is made by a standards body and everyone's favourite whipping boy goes into marketing mode. I can see it now:

    TruSpeed, Sony's 24Hz mode found on Sony TV's and those of several other licensees, offers superior image quality than the industry standard High-Definition Synchronization, or HDSync because its name also functions as a market buzzword. Both standards provide perfect film-quality frame-by-frame synchronization of the display, but only TruSpeed offers a two-syllable solution, making it faster and lighter than its tri-syllabic competition.

That does not compute.

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