Summary: I bought two of these monitors, because of price, but had to return both of them. One had a purple tint I couldn't adjust out of and the other had a lot of artifacts on screen interfering with picture quality. Next time I'll spend the extra money and buy new.
Summary: Note, this model is the "S231HL", not "S231HL bid" that is sold everywhere else. The difference is that there is no HDMI port on this version. I don't know what other differences there might be. Besides the obvious lack of an HDMI port, I found the monitor a bit dim and the colors washed out no matter what I did. The contrast was excellent. The price is reasonable, although as I said, you can get the model with an HDMI (and what else...?
"BAD COLORS and TERRIBLE REPAIR CENTER (NO PROBLEM !!!!)"
23 August 2011
Pros: Nothing good to say about ACER
Cons: Off colors: blues are purple-ish, reds are orange-ish, yellow and green off-color. I returned to Acer Repair depot in TX, they returned to me as NO PROBLEM! Either Techs are color-blind, or they know this model HL is bad. I think the L is for LED backligh