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Mike - does that monitor have the ability to mount on an array stand? I cannot tell from Dell's site....

Yes, VESA mounts are standard on every monitor these days.

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Dell UltraSharp U2913WM

I just discovered Dell has a 29" ultrawide monitor that is 2560x1080, might be fund to stack a number of these together.

Dell UltraSharp U2913WM 29" Ultra-wide monitor

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Which is the best way to connect a monitor to my notebook?

The DELL Ultrasharp U2412M has VGA, DVI-D and Displayport.

My notebook has VGA and HDMI.

Which cable/ adapter do you guys recommend?

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Which is the best way to connect a monitor to my notebook?

The DELL Ultrasharp U2412M has VGA, DVI-D and Displayport.

My notebook has VGA and HDMI.

Which cable/ adapter do you guys recommend?

@TempletonPeck: If you have bought a multi-media notebook, which was designed to play blueray movies or play video games - ready for use with your high definition TV, then this is note something that you can easily use with professional monitors.

You can use a HDMI to DVI adapter, which should work for trading applications, but if you are unlucky, some of your movies won't make it through the copyright protection. Is your Dell monitor HDCP compliant?

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@TempletonPeck: If you have bought a multi-media notebook, which was designed to play blueray movies or play video games - ready for use with your high definition TV, then this is note something that you can easily use with professional monitors.

You can use a HDMI to DVI adapter, which should work for trading applications, but if you are unlucky, some of your movies won't make it through the copyright protection. Is your Dell monitor HDCP compliant?

Thanks! My main notebook is a Lenovo Ideapad Y570 and I have a Samsung R560 as well.
Now I use an older Samsung 24" monitor which I often connect to one of my notebooks via VGA.

I want to buy the Dell UltraSharp U2412M and just wanted to know which is the best way to connect it to a notebook and which additional adapters/ cables I need.

How do I know a monitor is HDCP compliant, I cannot find anything in the monitor specificatons?
DELL Ultrasharp U2412M schwarz

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Thanks! My main notebook is a Lenovo Ideapad Y570 and I have a Samsung R560 as well.
Now I use an older Samsung 24" monitor which I often connect to one of my notebooks via VGA.

I want to buy the Dell UltraSharp U2412M and just wanted to know which is the best way to connect it to a notebook and which additional adapters/ cables I need.

How do I know a monitor is HDCP compliant, I cannot find anything in the monitor specificatons?
DELL Ultrasharp U2412M schwarz


@TempletonPeck: Check the monitor specifications on the Dell website, where it reads

Dell UltraSharp? U2412M Monitor with LED Details | Dell | Dell

Connectivity

1 Digital Visual Interface connectors (DVI-D) with HDCP
1 DisplayPort(DP)
1 Video Graphics Array (VGA)
1 USB 2.0 upstream port
4 USB 2.0 downstream ports
DC power connector for Dell Soundbar


Further you will find that you can purchase the monitor for € 245,- at Redcoon (affiliate of Metro Group).

By the way I have purchased three of those monitors one year ago. I use them with 40% brightness, which reduces power consumption to 15W per monitor. Also I am happy to have them at 16:10 and not 16:9. These monitors perfectly correspond to all my needs, they are robust and well designed. I have not seen anyting better since.

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@TempletonPeck: Check the monitor specifications on the Dell website, where it reads

Dell UltraSharp? U2412M Monitor with LED Details | Dell | Dell

Connectivity

1 Digital Visual Interface connectors (DVI-D) with HDCP
1 DisplayPort(DP)
1 Video Graphics Array (VGA)
1 USB 2.0 upstream port
4 USB 2.0 downstream ports
DC power connector for Dell Soundbar


Further you will find that you can purchase the monitor for 245,- at Redcoon (affiliate of Metro Group).

By the way I have purchased three of those monitors one year ago. I use them with 40% brightness, which reduces power consumption to 15W per monitor. Also I am happy to have them at 16:10 and not 16:9. These monitors perfectly correspond to all my needs, they are robust and well designed. I have not seen anyting better since.

Because of your information in this thread I decided to purchase this one .

I have a 25 coupon from cyberport, so Im going to purchase the monitor and the adapter DeLOCK Adapter HDMI St./ DVI-25pin Buchse 65020 there .

Thanks for your input!

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Because of your information in this thread I decided to purchase this one .

I have a 25 coupon from cyberport, so Im going to purchase the monitor and the adapter DeLOCK Adapter HDMI St./ DVI-25pin Buchse 65020 there .

Thanks for your input!

The next Cyberport shop is at walking distance from my home. I also got that funny 25 coupon, exactly 3 days after I had asked them for a 20,- rebate on the iPad 4, which I wanted to buy for my son. They did not give me the rebate and I had to walk further down the road and purchase it with Gravis (authorized distributer for Apple in Germany).

This is called MARKETING. If a customer does not buy anything, offer him a rebate. But if he wishes to buy something, do not offer the rebate.

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Monitor Recommendations and feedback?

Instead of starting a new thread, I wanted to just post in here...

I am in the market for 2-4 new monitors for my trading computer, and wanted to get some feedback on what you guys like and don't like and have had good success with...?

I currently have two 24 inch Dells, and a Apple 27 inch that was given to me...

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Instead of starting a new thread, I wanted to just post in here...

I am in the market for 2-4 new monitors for my trading computer, and wanted to get some feedback on what you guys like and don't like and have had good success with...?

I currently have two 24 inch Dells, and a Apple 27 inch that was given to me...

1. Quality, if like me, you stare at them for 12 hours a day or more some days
2. Thin bezel important for multi-monitor
3. If using equipped stand vs third party stand or multi-monitor stand, make sure it adjusts the way you need
4. Power consumption, for me in Texas with 6 24" monitors, power = heat so lower power is cooler in office
5. 1920x1200 is much better than 1920x1080 for charting, an extra 10% per monitor

I am running some (now older) Dell U2412M's LED panels which fit my needs nicely at the time and were cheap. There are basically two types of monitors, home user and professional user. I would aim for the professional panels because the quality (crispness, contrast, true white, etc). Home panels are more geared for casual users or gamers who just want low input lag (makes no difference for traders).

You'll see LED and IPS. In my experience LED is the lower power consumer but I haven't shopped for monitors in the last 18 months or so since I bought these.

Get all matching. Otherwise it is a distraction and problem with moving from one monitor to the other in your workspace.

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