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Viewing angle is something monitor manufacturers are rather vague and incorrect about in their marketing. The VS248H is still a TN panel, and like all TN panels, is not optimal for portrait mode due to vertical color shift. But it should do the job fine enough, it's not that big of an issue with many TN panels in portrait. Shouldn't worry. wink.gif

Well really depends on the end user preferences, kinda like FPS. Some people don't care/can't see difference btwn 60fps and 120 fps. Others consider it a night and day difference.
Same applies to color shifts. Some ppl (raises hand) can't stand the color shift which drives them crazy, others don't notice at all.

Which is why it really is something you need to see for yourself to determine if it's an issue.
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Viewing angle is something monitor manufacturers are rather vague and incorrect about in their marketing. The VS248H is still a TN panel, and like all TN panels, is not optimal for portrait mode due to vertical color shift. But it should do the job fine enough, it's not that big of an issue with many TN panels in portrait. Shouldn't worry. wink.gif

Well really depends on the end user preferences, kinda like FPS. Some people don't care/can't see difference btwn 60fps and 120 fps. Others consider it a night and day difference.
Same applies to color shifts. Some ppl (raises hand) can't stand the color shift which drives them crazy, others don't notice at all.

Which is why it really is something you need to see for yourself to determine if it's an issue.

Exactly.

Should be said that how good the viewing angles are depends on the TN monitor. High degree of variance in performance there. I don't have such info on the VS248H, so I can't really provide any help there.
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Is this colorshift present because of the viewing angle or is it because of the vertical position in general? This stand looks nice, should allow me to eliminate most of the viewing angle problem by angling the monitors downward. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824995182
 
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Is this colorshift present because of the viewing angle or is it because of the vertical position in general? This stand looks nice, should allow me to eliminate most of the viewing angle problem by angling the monitors downward. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824995182

The color shift is just viewing angle dependent. It's vertical in landscape mode. You can see it now by looking at the monitor from below, assuming you are using a TN panel currently.
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The color shift is just viewing angle dependent. It's vertical in landscape mode. You can see it now by looking at the monitor from below, assuming you are using a TN panel currently.

So basically if I can get the monitors to face directly towards me I should be able to minimize the color shift?
 
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The color shift is just viewing angle dependent. It's vertical in landscape mode. You can see it now by looking at the monitor from below, assuming you are using a TN panel currently.

So basically if I can get the monitors to face directly towards me I should be able to minimize the color shift?

Yes. Keeping in mind that the vertical color shift is horizontal in portrait mode.
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I'll let this answer that question. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ovm7XBtaQAM
Sliding the outside monitors behind the center monitor I'll be able to minimize the bezels.

Because it would ruin the eyefintiy-"feeling". Having them in portrait is just like having a huge TV but with higher res.
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