The HD Pro USB Monitor is the first of AOC’s USB-powered portable monitors to have Full-HD resolution. Compatible with Mac and PC, the monitor is the perfect solution for the frequent traveler who needs to pack multiple displays, as it easily fits into a suitcase and comes with a carrying case.
The HD Pro USB Monitor with its foldable flexi-stand is ideal for viewing in landscape or portrait mode. AOC states in the documentation “Landscape mode is ideal for presentations and Excel sheets, while the Portrait mode conveniently gives you an easy vertical view of your instant messaging programs, infographics, or search results. The monitor has a unique auto-pivot feature that automatically adjusts the image according to the display’s orientation, so you will never have to change settings as you switch between landscape and portrait mode.”
The widescreen monitor receives both power and signal via a single USB cable for plug-and-play connection. This means it does not require a power cord or VGA cable, so you have one less cord to worry about. It is ultra-lightweight and slim for maximum portability, making it perfect for displaying visuals such as business presentations or adding a second monitor to your desktop for increased productivity.
The AOC HD Pro USB Monitor is also VESA 75 x 75 mm compliant, allowing you to easily mount the USB monitor to any wall. Multiple USB monitors can also be simultaneously connected to a single laptop or desktop computer to function as a multi-monitor PC or Mac, thanks to the built-in Display Link USB graphics. If you take this route – and anyway, if you decide to use the extra screen a single monitor offers – remember to pack enough batteries to keep your laptop and monitor working. Or connect to the mains…
Albeit the limitations in terms of autonomy, this monitor, able to display images at 1920 x 1080 with built-in Display Link Technology and USB 3.0, is an interesting proposition for some, as a means to share the images from one computer with more people. For another type of solution look at the triple screen mentioned in a recent article.
Designed with a piano-black glossy finish, this USB monitor has a 15.6 inch diagonal viewable image. The E1659FWUX-PRO USB Monitor offers a 500:1 contrast ratio, 11ms response time, and a 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution @60Hz. The monitor costs $199.