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Choose-Your-Own AOC Monitor
$169.99 + $5 Standard OR $14 Two-Day OR $18 One-Day Shipping
Condition: New

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Zork

I love the endless option possibilities!

Thought this would be great for mounting above my treadmill and mirroring my iPhone’s display, but alas:

“Finally, the dock: the thing that presumably justifies charging twice what comparably-specced 1080p displays cost. Well, it charges your device, and you can play music from it through the speakers.
But if you think you can mirror your iOS device’s display, or use it as an easy way to watch iPlayer on the big screen, you’re in for an unpleasant surprise. Only apps that implement a specific video output method - such as the built-in Videos or Photos app - are supported, and that means no iPlayer, no 4oD, no Netflix and so on. Also, video is passed to the screen over an analogue connection, and it’s low-res and smeary.”

Ouch!

I’m disappointed in Woot. 22" monitor available NEW from Best Buy for same price as Woot’s refurb.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/AOC+-+21.5"+Widescreen+LED+HD+Monitor+-+Black/1970054.p?id=1218303649178&skuId=1970054&ky=2oh0NrwOl4j1qjMx3Oy2gXfVGhMUl0WiJ&ci_src=5784816&ci_sku=1970054&ref=25&loc=PGR

I have been using a 23" AOC monitor for a couple of years ever since my old monitor went on the blink.

Using it right now…Love it.

Thanks for the spot schadenfreund!

The price for today’s 22" AOC Monitor - E2243FWK-B (Refurbished) has been changed from $99.99 to $89.99.

If you already purchased this model earlier tonight, corrections to your order will be made. You may also feel free to email us at support@woot.com if you have any further questions or concerns.

Sincerely,
Woot Staff

Thank you for posting this. I almost pulled the trigger, and ran across your post. Sometimes products arent exactly what they appear (or what you want them) to be.

Me too! I’ve had one for 6 months now… sleek and gorgeous display.

AOC has the worst warranty in the business. MicrCenter quit selling their crap because of this. I had a 55" TV fail after 4 months, they wanted me to crate it up and ship it to them on my dime for repair. AVOID this brand at all costs.

iDon’t want iPod festoonery on myStuff. iKnow iAm probably in the minority but iAm what iYam.

Not all woot deals created equally the E2343fk normal price on tiger direct is $124 and this weekend is only $119

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7094925&Sku=A204-2306

Bummer it failed but after 4 months alot of company’s would make you ship it back on your dime. They didn’t have a local authorized repair shop?

Beat me to it. I miss the pre amazon Woot. And this is for a NEW monitor vs Refurb on here. Just bought mine on Tiger Direct.

kudos for all your investigations! I was entering payment confirmation before I decided to quickly check the thread… but… do I keep holding out for an even better deal on a monitor during BF???

AOC myStage e2343Fi review
Want to watch movies on a washed-out screen with awful audio? Okay!
By Christopher Phin from MacFormat Issue 253 October 4th
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The problem with the AOC mySTage e2343Fi monitor isn’t so much the fact that the screen is poor, or that the speakers in the base are lacklustre. Neither is it that the finish and build quality feel cheap, that the price is high, or that the iPod/iPhone dock doesn’t do what you hope. No, the problem is all of these at once.

The panel itself, at 1,920x1,080 pixels, might have impressed us five years ago, but it’s not good enough today. No matter how we fiddled with colour profiles, the different modes on the screen, or the manual controls, we couldn’t get rid of the blue bias.

Worse, despite boasting a meaningless 50,000,000:1 contrast ratio, everything was shockingly washed out.

There’s enough space in the base to fit speakers that could make a decent stab at reproducing a song or a movie soundtrack with some semblance of accuracy and drama. Sadly, AOC hasn’t taken the opportunity to fit those speakers; what we have instead are insipid.

The shiny black plastic of the frame doesn’t match the premium finish of a Mac, and there’s an alarming amount of wobble in the stand. The screen is at least slim.

Finally, the dock: the thing that presumably justifies charging twice what comparably-specced 1080p displays cost. Well, it charges your device, and you can play music from it through the speakers.

But if you think you can mirror your iOS device’s display, or use it as an easy way to watch iPlayer on the big screen, you’re in for an unpleasant surprise. Only apps that implement a specific video output method - such as the built-in Videos or Photos app - are supported, and that means no iPlayer, no 4oD, no Netflix and so on. Also, video is passed to the screen over an analogue connection, and it’s low-res and smeary.

The idea of a combined Full HD screen, dock and speaker is really appealing. Just don’t buy this one.

I also was tempted but even the more favorable reviews lead me to believe it’s not worth it.

http://www.digitalversus.com/lcd-monitor/aoc-e2343fi-p13419/monitor-review-aoc-e2343fi-23-display-with-iphone-ipod-dock-n25665.html

“The built-in iPod/iPhone dock and good screen responsiveness could make the AOC e2343Fi an attractive choice for gamers and Apple device owners. But, unfortunately, colour fidelity isn’t spot on and contrast is slightly below average, which could prove a turn-off for others.”

Hello ROGETRAY: The WOOTERS are getting restless. Make them happy by dropping the price by $15.00; I’ll be happy too :slight_smile:

I’m a modest moderator good sir. I DON’T HAVE THE POWER!!! LOL :slight_smile: