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AOC Launches Their 16 Inch USB 2.0 Monitor

There are just times when you are on the move, and where one monitor is not enough. Or maybe your netbook’s 10 inch screen is just too small to get work done effectively. AOC’s new portable USB 15.6 inch E1649FWU monitor is one answer to that problem.

The AOC E1649FWU uses DisplayLink’s virtual graphics drivers to achieve both the signal and power from a single USB port. Before you say a USB port can’t power a monitor this size, this 1366 x 768 60 Hz monitor uses only 8 watts of power. While this is not a secondary monitor for your desktop, it could be a great travel companion to your laptop, netbook, or other portable system.

The AOC Portable USB monitor is available through major retail chains in the US at an MSRP of $139. Increased productivity was never this cool till now!

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DisplayLink Drives Portable 16-Inch USB 2 Monitor from AOC

AOCs New Portable USB Bus-Powered Monitor to Expand Digital Desktop Now Available at Retailers Nationwide

DisplayLink, provider of technology for virtual graphics and USB-connected computing, and AOC, a leading manufacturer of LED/LCD and HDTV monitors, today announced the new E1649FWU portable USB 2.0 monitor from AOC, enabled by the DisplayLink DL-125 chip, is available at major retail chains and outlets throughout the United States.

The lightweight AOC e1649fwu combines productivity and portability into an elegant 15.6-inch display providing an ideal take-along monitor for business presentations, and for other multi-screen applications like social media monitoring, photo editing, expanded spreadsheets and more. It’s a great productivity enhancement for anyone who runs multiple applications and is priced at just $139 MSRP.

AOC has leveraged DisplayLinks USB 2.0 virtual graphics and the capabilities of our DL-125 chip to deliver a portable, extended monitor that requires nothing more than plugging in a USB cable, at a very attractive price point, said Dennis Crespo, DisplayLink executive vice president of marketing and business development.

The AOC e1649fwu monitor offers a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 at 60 Hz, and receives both its power and video signal through a USB 2.0 port. Designed to increase productivity for laptop and netbook users at home, at the office, and on the road, it draws a maximum of eight watts yet delivers brilliant clarity. The USB monitor has a built-in stand that supports both horizontal and vertical positions.

“With DisplayLink technology, AOC was able to rapidly bring to market this productivity-enhancing, versatile monitor for both mobile professionals and the home office user,” said Robert Velez, AOC Marketing Manager. “The market for extended displays is growing rapidly, and this offering with its low power consumption, cord-independence and value price makes multi-screen computing more practical than ever.”

The combination of AOCs e1649fwu and DisplayLink technology easily integrates with existing desktop / notebook environments and is supported on all leading operating systems including Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 & Apple MAC OSX Tiger / Leopard and Lion. Linux support is also available through many of the standard distributions.

AOCs model e1649fwu USB monitor is available now at retailers like BestBuy.com, Costco.com, hhgregg, Nebraska Furniture, TigerDirect.com, ABC Warehouse, Electronics Express, and other major retailers, and carries a list price of $139.


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