Summary: I'm completely addicted to multiple monitors to the point that I had pretty much stopped using my laptop anywhere but in my home office. This has made me portable once again. So far I have set it up with two windows 7 laptops (a toshiba and a dell). Portability: Surprisingly lightweight, but kind of thick.
Summary: This works great under windows / mac. Unfortunately, I use Linux for almost all of my computers, rendering this as an interesting conversation piece. Each new kernel seems to get closer, though... so I'm still hopeful that it'll work one of these days.
Excerpt: Connected to my Dell Latitude and Asus laptops w/o any issues. Nice bright screen, with great detail for working with documents. Light weight but does have some thickness. I use full time at work as an extended desktop. And it packs in my backpack just fine next to my laptop. If not protected I can see how the shiney plastic housing may show scuffs later. Overall very satisfied. Used a longer USB to micro USB that I had from an old camera and it works fine.
Good monitor, plus best solution for REDUCING BRIGHTNESS
james vang, Amazon
27 February 2014
Summary: Pros: -Light, less than my Surface Pro that I am using it with. -Only requires 1 usb port to run. -Least expensive portable monitor out there -Ability to have in portrait or landscape mode -Useful and somewhat flexible built in stand Cons: -Position of usb cord is not the best. -No inherent way to adjust brightness (will discuss awesome solution below) -Could have reduced thickness but its still light -Does consume more power than other portable monitors, 8W compared to...
Summary: I needed a portable monitor I could keep in my backpack and this has been great. The only downside is the placement of the usb input is inconvenient. It is placed on the back near the center right by the stand and can knock the stand down. It also feels a bit cheap as the plastic does not have a real solid feel but it is great for the price!
Summary: I purchased this monitor so I can work on my dissertation at the library with two monitors (this one and a laptop). It was a choice between this monitor and its replacement, the AOC e1659Fwu 16-Inch USB-Powered Portable LCD Monitor (Latest Version) . The primary difference is the newer one uses USB 3.0 and costs $40 more. So far as I can tell, the USB 3.0 only offers a faster data transfer rate.